Tourist Places of Haryana
Haryana, literary means the 'Abode of God' is one of the most beautiful, richest and most prosperous states of India. Nestled between the Indian Capital Delhi and northern state Punjab, Haryana is one of the most visiting places of India because of its historic significance, natural beauty, monuments, heritage sites and religious importance. Haryana's two districts Panipat and Kurukshetra are the witnesses of India's four most terrifying wars (three historical wars of Panipat and one mythological war of Mahabharata), which made significant changes in India's history. Both these places are worth to visit.
Geographically, Haryana is a beautiful state comprised of Yamuna-Ghaggar plain, Shivalik hills and Aravali hills, and Semi-desert sandy plain. The awesome landscapes, amazing high hills, deep valleys, beautiful lakes, marvelous forests, and long stretched eye-soothing green farmlands vigorously attract the attentions of the visitors and makes this land a must visit site. The man made architectures, monuments, heritage sites, muddy houses, simple and sober villagers, green farmlands enhance the splendor of this state. Haryana Tourism department has developed 44-tourist complex in the entire state equipped with world-class facilities. Come and enjoy the incredible beauty of Haryana.
Here are the major tourist destinations of Haryana:
Kurukshetra Tourism of Haryana
Kurukshetra is Haryana's one of the most visiting tourist destinations due to historical significance, religious importance and nature's beauty. The visitors can visit to Kurukshetra, the historical and religious importance of place where Mahabharata occurred. Moreover, the other tourist places of Kurukshetra are: Brahma Sarovar, Sannihit Sarovar, Jyotisar, Krishna Museum, Kurukshetra Panorama and Science centre, Kalpana Chawla Planetarium, Bhishma Kund at Naraktari, and Saraswati Forest Reserve etc. The religious sites of Kurukshetra are: Sheikh Chehli ka makbara (tomb), Sthaneshwar Mahadev, Kamal Nabhi, Gurdwara Raj Ghat Patshahi Dasvin, Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi, Gurdwara Siddh Bati Patshahi Pahili, Pehowa, Ban Ganga in village Dayalpur, and Bhadrakali Mandir etc.
Panipat Tourism of Haryana
Panipat, the land of three most historical and significant battles of
medieval India, is a major tourist place of Haryana, where you can watch the
graves of Ibhahim Lodhi and Hemu, who lost the battles and shot dead. Moreover,
Panipat Museum is the most attractive site to visit, where you can see a huge
collection of historical significance. Kabuli Bagh, Kala Amb, Salar Gunj Gate
etc. are other important tourist places to visit. The religious importance sites
in Panipat are Devi Temple, Shri Ram Sharnam temple and Tomb of Bu-Ali Shah
Surajkund Tourism of Haryana
Surajkund is famous for handicrafts Mela or Fair and also an ancient reservoir a worth place to visit. Surajkund lies in Faridabad district, just 5 k.m. away from Lal Kuan, Delhi. Currently a cultural and handicraft fair was organized from 01st to 15th February 2011 and every year, the artists as well as handicrafts traders across the country participate in Surajkund Crafts Fair or Mela. At the time of fair, Surajkund becomes one of the most visit sites while it is a worth visit site in other period. Asola Bhatti Wild Life Sanctuary is another tourist attraction of Surajkund.
Faridabad Tourism of Haryana
Faridabad is the largest district of Haryana and one of the most visiting destinations of state. Most of the visitors reach here to enjoy the Surajkund handi-crafts fair held on every 1 to 15 February. The major tourist places of Faridabad are: Badhkal Lake, Baba Farid's Tomb, Raja Nahar Singh Palace, Town Park and Golf course etc.
Panchkula Tourism of Haryana
The Panchkula district of Haryana is the most attractive tourist destination of Haryana. Panchkula consists of five towns ? Pinjore, Kalka, Barwala, Morni and Raipur Rani. Morni is the only Hill station in Haryana while Kalka is one of the most significant religious places for Hindus and a major tourist destination at the Delhi-Shimla route circuit. Pinjor is worth beautiful town where you can watch the lush green and beautiful Mughal Garden (also known as the Yadavindra Gardens). Several endangered and rare species like black buck, Tigers, panthers, white foxes, mongooses, jackals and wild dogs can be found in the forest range of Panchkula. The religious places of Panchkula are Shri Balaji Temple, Sharda Mata (Maa Sarasvati Devi) Temple Chotta Trilok Pur, Raipur Rani, and Nada Sahib etc.
Gurgaon Tourism of Haryana
Gurgaon, the adjacent city of Delhi, and Haryana's fastest growing city is worth visiting place due to its modern infrastructures. The malls, buildings and shopping complex of Gurgaon makes this city equivalent to other European cities. However, Gurgaon holds some traditional tourist places like Sultanpur Sanctuary and Sohna lake. Sheetla Mata Temple, Shiv Temple and Sheesh Mahal are the religious places for Hindus.
Hissar Tourism of Haryana
Hisar or Hissar is an industrial city of Haryana and was the prime centre of Harrappan culture. This city is worth visiting as it contains various tourist places of interest including Feroze Shah's palace and fort, Lat Ki Masjid, Humayun?s Mosque, Jahaz Kothi, Gujri Mahal, Jain Pillar, Ancient Mounds of Harrappan periods, and Pranpir Badshah's Tomb etc.
Hansi Tourism of Haryana
Hansi town is one the prime tourist destinations of Haryana, falls in the Hissar district. Hansi is mostly famous for the ruined fort of Prithviraj Chauhan of Chauhan Dynasty. The Barsi Gate and Dargah Char Qutub are other places of interests for the visitors.
Rohtak Tourism of Haryana
Rohtak, the heart city of Haryana is one of the major tourist destinations of Haryana. The major tourist places of Rohtak are Bhindawas Lake, a turned wildlife sanctuary, where you can watch numerous kind of bird species. The ruins of Khokar fort is also an interesting place to visit. The Gaokaran tank is a temple complex of lord Shiva, Devi and Hanuman in addition to a dharamshala and a park.
Visit to Bhiwani of Haryana
The industrial city Bhiwani is famous for temples as it contains almost 300 temples within the town. But the prime attraction of the city is Prithiviraj ki Kutchery (also known as Baradari) where Prithviraj Chauhan, the Hindu ruler, held a durbar of sorts. The shrines of Khera Baba and Lohar pir are another places of interest in Bhiwani.
Trip to Jind Haryana
Jind city is basically an important pilgrimage centre for Hindus as it holds several religious places like Sainath ghat, Ram Rai ghat, Pushkpar tirth (pilgrimage), Bhooteshwar Mahadeva temple and Varshu Ram temple.
Karnal Tourism of Haryana
Karnal is an adjacent city to Kurukshetra and major tourist destination of Haryana. The prime tourist attractions of Karnal are Kala Amb memorial, the tomb of Kalandar Shah, the Kos Minar (a watch tower), Trori sarai, a small fort in Katju Nagar, Babur's masjid and the tombs of Mukrab Ali Khan, Mubarak Khan and Altaf Hussain Ali.
Kaithal Travel Haryana
The Kaithal district of Haryana holds some historic monuments and temples that attracts thousands of visitors every year. It is said that Kaithal is the birth place of Lord Hanuman, and Razia Sultana was shot dead here in a fierce battle. Her tomb can be an interesting place to visit. An old mosque also resides here. The major attractions of the city are Phelgu tank, Bidkiyar Lake, Saraswati temple, Kapil Muni temples, Baba Narayan Das temple, and the tombs of Shah Wilayat, Sheik Shihabuddin and Shah Kamal etc.
Narnaul Tour of Haryana
The Narnaul town, falls in Mahendragarh district is Haryana's one of the best tourist destinations as it holds several marvellous tourist places like Jal Mahal, Tomb of Pir Turkman, Tomb of Ibrahim Khan Sur, Chor gumbad, Tripolia gateway, Chatta Rai Bal Mukund Das, and Mirza Ali Jan's Baoli etc. The major pilgrimage sites in Narnaul are Chamunda Devi Mandir, Modawala Mandir, Khalda Wale Hanumanji, and Janki Sarovar etc.
The most attractive natural tourist places of Haryana are Badkhal lake, Surajkund, Taliyar lake, Damdama, Morni Hills and Sultanpur lake etc.
How to reach Haryana?
Haryana is well connected to other parts of the country by means of air, rail and road. Haryana has only one operating airport in its capital Chandigarh while another airport is set to begin in Gurgaon. Haryana has a strong network of pitched pathway; even its remotest villages are well connected by cemented roads. Haryana's major cities like Faridabad, Gurgaon, Rohtak, Bhiwani, Jind, Hisar, Panipat, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Ambala are well connected to other major cities by road and railways network. You can opt the any means of communication by finalization your route and tourist destinations.