Situated in northwest India, Punjab is home to the world’s oldest civilizations, the ‘Indus Valley civilization’. The literal meaning of Punjab is the ‘Land of Five Rivers’ derived from the Persian words ‘Panj’ meaning five and ‘ab’ meaning water.
Punjab is separated into the Malwa, Majha and Doaba regions.
This state homes the fabled Golden Temple and has a catastrophic past of hurt and agony.
Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab which is considered to be a union territory as it is also considered to be the capital of the adjacent Haryana.
This state has innumerable sites of Sikh temples called ‘Gurudwara’s’, shrines and architecture.
Tourists who are mainly interested in epic history bank upon Punjab’s exquisitely beautiful architecture and its unique culture.
Abohar is a place situated near the Pakistan border. It is 73 Kms from Bathinda junction, 220 Kms from Amritsar, 228 Kms from Jalandhar & 260 Kms from Chandigarh. Distance from New Delhi is 374 Kms by Train & 385 Kms from New Delhi. Rajasthan & Haryana are two adjoing states to the Abohar. It is very peaceful area. It is on world map for the Cotton belt. It was once upon a time famous as California of India. It is about 100 Kms from Lahore Pakistan. The world's famous treveller Iban batoota happened to visit Abohar from Lahore. He wrote in his diary - Two hours journey on horse from Lahore, a very beautiful place with a lot of greenery, well planed streets and chowks a place where famous "PANJ PEER" dargah is situated. Ex- speaker of Lok Sabha Mr Bal Ram Jakhar belongs to Abohar, who got...
Places to eat: North indian- Garden resort (Best butter chicken); Gopal sweets(dal makhani); Jaggi sweets(chaat, golgappe, kulfi faluda); Western food: dominos, cafe @ route 64 (must try), kfc, McDonalds. Ice cream: giani's- leela bhawan Drinks- A Gazillion thekas all over the city Overall Patiala is not too bad but there is hardly anything to do after 10 pm.. lots of places to eat and all but no place to hang out except maybe CCD, if you are that sad. There are a few historical places like sheesh mahal... well I only know about sheesh mahal but its no big deal.