Punjab: the land of five rivers
A state in northern India, Punjab is known for its fertile farming lands, its distinctive and lively culture. Visit the state to experience its vibrant ambience and serene beauty. The state shares a border with neighbouring Pakistan, and has the planned city Chandigarh as its capital. Rent a BagzPack self-drive car in Punjab to explore the place yourself at your convenience.
Following places are a must-visit in order to understand the culture and beauty of Punjab.
The city is home to the Golden Temple, which attracts devotees and tourists from across the globe. The Jallianwala Bagh is a memorial where hundreds of innocents were killed during the British rule. At a distance of around 30 km from the city is the Wagah Border, which can be visited for the Flag Retreat Ceremony every day.
Chandigarh, or ‘the city beautiful’ was specially designed by the Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier and is truly one of a kind. You must visit the Rock Garden by Nek Chand which is built only from waste materials. The Zakir Hussain Rose garden houses 1600 different species of roses, and is one of Asia’s largest rose gardens. Sukhna Lake and the Open Hand Monument are popular attractions too.
This holy city can be reached by a 2-hour drive from Chandigarh and is one of the important pilgrimage places for the Sikhs. The best time to visit is during Baisakhi so that you can catch all the carnival celebrations.
Patiala is a blast from the past. It lets you experience the history of the 18th and 19th century Malwa region. It is also one of India's richest states. Rural mountains, gardens, and parks are all places to explore here. Moti Bagh Palace and Qila Mubarak complex are places you must see.
Punjab is a place of rich culture and beautiful historical importance. It is a state of India that
played a very crucial part in the partition of 1947. Its rich culture and people are what makes
the state different from any other.
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