It is a state in northern India. Forming part of the larger Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, the state is bordered by the Indian union territories of Jammu and Kashmir to the north, Chandigarh to the east, the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh to the north and northeast, Haryana to the south and southeast, and Rajasthan to the southwest. It is bordered by Punjab, a province of Pakistan to the west.
Tourism in Indian Punjab centres around the historic palaces, battle sites, and the great Sikh architecture of the state and the surrounding region.
The Golden Temple in Amritsar is one of the major tourist destinations of Punjab and indeed India, attracting more visitors than the Taj Mahal. Harmandir Sahib one of the world’s best spiritual sites.
Devi Talab Mandir is a Hindu temple located in Jalandhar. Another main tourist destination is religious and historic city of Sri Anandpur Sahib.
Kila Raipur Sports Festival is also popular tourist attraction in Kila Raipur near Ludhiana.
Shahpur kandi fort, Ranjit Sagar lake and Sikh Temple in Sri Muktsar Sahib are also popular attractions in Punjab.
Punjab also has the world’s first museum based on the Indian Partition of 1947, in Amritsar, called the Partition Museum.