Top 11 Best Places to Visit in Haryana

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Haryana is a very prosperous city in terms of tourism. There are many beautiful views and places to see here. For tourism, Haryana has everything from temples and forts to lakes and parks. Culturally, Haryana is also a very prosperous city. The history of this place dates back to the Vedic period and is also mentioned in Hindu mythology. Haryana is one of India’s states known for its different cultures, language, art, and festivals. In this post I will tell you 11 best places to visit in Haryana.

Places to visit in Haryana:

Morni hills

Morni Hills is a hill station in Panchkula district in Haryana’s northern state and is located at an altitude of 4002 feet above sea level. Morni village is famous for Morni hills in Haryana. This is the only hill station in Haryana, so this place is always full of tourists. It is said that many years ago, a queen named Morni ruled here. Hence this mountain is named Morni hills. 

It is a tranquil and serene place and is much appreciated for its scenic beauty. Morni Hills is also famous for Himalayan views. The journey to Morni hills is pleasant, and travelers can view pine trees, fill tracks, and forest cover on their way. This place is a combination of plane and hill vegetation, and the view is a delight to all travelers.

Morni hills are known for a variety of flora and fauna. Pine trees cover the mountains, and slopes are covered by Jamun, Shisham, Jacaranda, Moringa, Neem, Mango, and Pipal trees. Birds like Crested Kingfisher, Wallcreeper, Ring pheasant, Red peafowl, Himalayan bulbul, Treecreeper, and Oriental turtle dove are some of the most frequently seen birds in the area. Many wild animals such as Wild boar, Highness, Langur, Jackals, Sambar, and sometimes even leopards are also found in the Morni hills. A quick weekend getaway to nature’s hidden paradise Morni Hills is a must-visit for anyone looking for a vacation.

Brahma Sarovar

It is located in Thanesar, Haryana. According to Sanskrit texts, Lord Brahma created the universe from Kurukshetra after a huge yajna. Brahma Sarovar is also mentioned in the Mahabharata. Duryodhana used it as a place to hide underwater on the day of the conclusion of the war.

It is 1100 meters long and 460 meters wide and looks like a rectangle. The tanks are crowded during the solar eclipse; it is believed that a dip here will wash away all your sins. It is considered to be one of the giant artificial ponds.

Karnal

Karnal is a beautiful city of Haryana, and this place is the birthplace of Maharathi Karna of Mahabharata. It is believed that King Karna founded this city during the period of Mahabharata. Here you can also roam Karna lake. This lake is situated at a distance of 15 km from Karnal city. This lake is also named after the famous war. You can also enjoy boating in this lake. The important tourist places of Karnal include:

  • Babur’s Masjid
  • Kalander Shah’s Tomb
  • Gurudwara Manji Sahib
  • Durga Bhavani Temple
  • Sita Mai Temple
  • Miran Sahib’s Tomb
  • Karnal Golf Course
  • Atal Park

Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra is a famous place of the Mahabharata period because of the war of Mahabharata. This place is considered to be unique for Hindus and very sacred for Buddhists and people of Sikhism as well. There are many religious places, holy temples, and ponds in Kurukshetra, which tells India’s ancient civilization. Here Lord Krishna gave the knowledge of Gita to Arjuna. The history of this holy place is very old.Tourist places near Kurukshetra include:

  • Shakti Peeth- Bhadrakali Mandir
  • Jyotisar
  • Brahma Sarovar
  • Shri Venkateswara Swamy Tirupati Balaji Temple
  • Gurudwara Mastgarh’
  • Sheikh Chilli’s Tomb
  • Shri Krishna Museum
  • Dharohar Museum
  • Raja Harsha Ka Tila

Kingdom of Dreams

It is India’s first live entertainment theatre and holiday destination. It is located in sector 29, Gurgaon. The splendid theater is spread over 6 acres, and it has taken almost Rs 2 billion to build. Kingdom of Dreams is operated by the Great Indian Nautanki Company, a joint venture between Apra Group and Wizcraft. Here cultural programs are held to promote the arts and culture of India. Overall, it can be said that Indian culture has been displayed in a modern way here. 

Sri Krishna Museum, Kurukshetra

It attempts to describe the multi-faceted personality of Krishna in the epics of the Mahabharata and the Bhagavata Purana. Sri krishna museum has six galleries, three each in two blocks. The carving of this museum is very beautiful, which will fascinate you. On the walls of the museum are stone sculptures, leaf etchings, miniature paintings, clay pottery, and terracotta artifacts.

Pinjore Garden, Panchkula

Pinjore Garden was made in the 17th century by architect Nawab Fidai during his foster brother Aurangzeb’s early reign. It has been renamed as “Yadavindra Garden” in memory of Maharaja Yadavindra Singh. All the monuments and gardens of the campus can be seen through a restored heritage train.

Iskate

India’s first natural ice skating rink and cafe placed in Ambience mall Gurgaon. Iskate provides a unique experience of leisure and physical activity. It’s a perfect place for children. Here you can enjoy the DJ house, state-of-the-art sound and light audio systems, karaoke room, a bar, specialty food and beverage counters, and gourmet ice cream parlor.

Feroze Shah’s Palace and Fort

It is situated near Shastri Nagar, Hisar. There is a mosque in this palace which is known as the Masjid of Lat. The Lat is a sandstone pillar that is about 20 feet high and was previously an Ashoka Pillar. The renovation work of the palace began in 1924 and has since been gradually renovated to recent times. The Archaeological Survey of India has declared this complex as a centrally protected monument.

Rock Garden

This beautiful garden is situated in Chandigarh. Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab and Haryana. Nek Chand Saini constructed it in 1957. Hence this garden is also called Nek Chand’s Rock Garden. This garden is a vast garden spread over 40 acres. This garden’s remarkable thing is that this park has been decorated using plastic bottles, old bangles, glasses, ceramic pots, and old tiles. 

Panipat Museum

It highlights the significant events that took place for over two hundred years, which made Panipat a place of great historical importance. Panipat museum has been specially installed for sowing records approximately archaeology, history, artwork, and crafts of Haryana with a unique emphasis on the battles of Panipat, which marked the turning factor in Indian history.

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These are the 11 best places to visit in Haryana. If you plan a Haryana trip then make sure to include these places in your list.

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