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Gurgaon- Haryana Haryana- Surajkund Panipat War

Introduction

Located at a distance of around 90 km from Delhi, Panipat is a prominent district of Haryana. The district is popularly known as 'City of Weavers' or 'City of Handloom'. Panipat has marked its presence in the global market for its hand-loom products. The sub division Samalkha is also recognized for agricultural machineries.

History

The district boasts of its rich history and has witnessed some major events of the old days. Its glorious place in the Indian history cannot be avoided. According to Hindu legend, Panipat got its mention as 'Panpat' in the five villages that were demanded by the Pandavas in the Mahabharata times. Apart from that, the district has witnessed three important battles of Indian history.

Tourist Attractions

Kabuli Bagh

Built by Babur, Kabuli Bagh is a structure of ancient times. The mosque was named after Kabuli Begam, wife of Babur. Later additions were made to this mosque by other rulers. The major additions were Chabutara Fateh Mubarak by Humayun, who defeated Salim Shah. Flanked by chambers and a Persian inscription, the mosque draws the attention of the heritage admirers all over the world.

Devi Temple

Dedicated to local goddess, the temple is a prime place of the district. Located on the banks of a tank, the temple is famous for its ancient sculptures and one of a kind architecture.

Panipat Museum

Panipat Museum was established as the information centre, from where tourists can collect the information of three legendary battles. It displays archaeology, history and artifacts of the district. Antiquities, pottery, art and craft, armoury, jewellery, objects, inscriptions, paintings and many other interesting things speak volume about this legendary place. 

Excursion

Karnal and Kaithal are the town that deserve a visit. Enriched with history and connection with many legends allure a large number of tourists from all over the world. Glimpses of the royal era still exist there.

Accommodation

Guests of Panipat get a wide range of accommodation options. They can choose that stands at par their requirements and expectations.

How to Reach

By Air: The nearest international as well as domestic airport is at Delhi. Regular flights are available from all the prime locations across the globe.

By Rail: Panipat has its own junction that connects the districts with prime locations in the country.

By Road: A wide network of roads connects Panipat with all nearby cities, which further connect it with rest of the nation.

 



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