India - Punjab & Haryana (PDF Chapter)
This is the Punjab & Haryana chapter from Lonely Planet’s India guidebook.
The glittering highlight of this understated region is Amritsar’s unmissable Golden Temple. Punjab is studded with gleaming gurdwaras, but it’s the Golden Temple that everyone comes to see. Visiting it is a spiritual experience that will stay with you long after you leave.
- feel the spiritual energy at Sikhism’s holiest site, the Golden Temple in Amristar
- dive into the old town of Patiala before sizing up its charming 18th-century fort, Qila Mu-barak
- climb the towering walls of Govindgarh, Punjab’s oldest and most magnificent fort, and look out from its ramparts across little-known Bathinda
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Chandigarh & Around, Morni Hills, Pinjore (Yadavin-dra) Gardens, Punjab (India), Amritsar & Around, Kapurthala, Faridkot, Bathinda, Patiala, Anandpur Sahib, Haryana, Kurukshetra (Thanesar), Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary.
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