Panchkula is one of the planned cities in the Panchkula District of the state of Haryana. The city is renowned as the satellite city of the Union Territory of 'Chandigarh'. The five popular towns located in the district are, Panchkula, Pinjore, Barwala, Raipur Rani, and Kalka. The city gets its name from the five irrigation canals or 'kuls' meaning 'panch kuls' or 'five canals' in common words. Panchkula tour will give you information about this city's physical aspects as the city is surrounded by the state of Himachal Pradesh in the northern region and its eastern part is covered with Punjab. While, the western part is covered by the Chandigarh and the south is bounded with Ambala district. This city is famous for its various attractions such as Morni Hills, Pinjore Gardens, Mansa Devi Temple, Nada Sahib Gurudwara, the Cactus Garden and much more. If you wish to explore this city, then checkout the Panchkula holiday packages offered at EaseMyTrip.in and select the best one for you!
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It is a beautiful tourist destination and a well known attraction in Panchkula district. Morni Hills is one of the stunning tourist spot which is situated at an offshoot of the Shivalik range.
Pinjore Garden (Yadavindra Gardens-Pinjore):
Pinjore is amongst the most famous historical places, designed on the traditional Charbagh pattern. There are several beautiful attractions in Pinjore garden including Rang Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Sheesh Mahal and the Jal Mahal, Japanese garden etc. It is other attraction in Panchkula that makes it an ideal kind of tourist spot attracting large number of travelers.
Nada Sahib Gurudwara:
It is another famous tourist as well as religious attraction of Panchkula. This Gurudwara is located on the banks of river Ghagar. It is the place where Guru Gobind Singhji along with his triumphant Sikh warriors lived for some period, after brilliant triumph in the Battle of Bhangani.
Mansa Devi Temple:
Mansa Devi Temple in Panchkula is one of the most famous pilgrimage destinations amongst Hindus. This temple is devoted to Mansa Devi or Mata Shakti. The temple sprawls over 100 acres of land at the foothills of Shivalik hills. Devotees from all over the nation pay a visit to this temple especially during the Navratra Mela.
Located in the heart of Panchkula city, the Cactus Garden is a famous attraction for tourists. It is the largest Cactus Garden in Asia housing around 3500 different kinds of species over there. This garden is spread over an area of 7 acres and has rare & endangered species of Indian succulents. This garden not only attracts tourists, but botanists also.
Other Famous Attractions:
Some of the other places worth visiting Bhima Devi Temple, Tikkar Tall, Ramgarh Fort, Nahan Kothi, Panchkula Golf Course (18 hole golf course) and Red Bishop Convention Centre.