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Things to do in Punjab

The vivacious state of Punjab offers a traveller with many interesting things to do. Take a trip to Chandigarh, well-known for its gardens. While in Amritsar, visit the sacred Golden Temple and the historic site of Jallianwala Bagh. Go shopping for the exclusive footwear (‘juttis’) and ‘phulkari’ embroidered salwar kameezes.

One may go boating or for picnic to the Sukhna Lake, or head for an adventure trip to Ropar for outdoor activities. Come to Punjab during its festival seasons and get absorbed into the celebrations and merriment. The major festivals celebrated here are Lohri, Baisakhi, and Guru Purabs.

Sightseeing in Punjab

Punjab is mostly an agricultural state and has a few places to visit that should be on your travel list.

Shopping in Punjab

Shopping is a delight in the towns of Punjab! The markets are full of interesting things to buy, many of them locally made.


Activities in Punjab

The list of activities in Punjab are limited to taking pilgrimage trips to the various Sikh shrines, especially the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

Festivals & Events in Punjab

The festivals celebrated in Punjab are many, and they are celebrated with great gusto!

The year starts with Lohri which is a festival that heralds the end of the winter harvest season.

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