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Tourist Places in Haryana

Tourist Places in Haryana 

Picnic Spots in Haryana

Places of Interests

1. Panjokhra Sahib Gurudwara(Ambala)

The Gurdwara is dedicated to the memory of the eighth Guru Sri Harkrishan Sahib Ji. He visited this place on his way to Delhi. It is situated on the Ambala-Naraingarh road. The Guru during his journey from Kiratpur to Panjokhra, travelled through Ropar, Banur, Raipura and Ambala. Along the way he gave the universal message of Guru Nanak, to disciples, who came to call on him. As he neared Panjokhra, a disciple spoke with humility, “Respected Sangats are coming from Peshawar, Kabul and Kashmir for Darshan. Kindly stay at Panjokhra for a few days so that they may have the chance of seeing their beloved spiritual preceptor.” The Guru agreed to extend his stay in this village.

2. Star Monument(Bhiwani)

A magnificent architecture, star monument is the Samadhi Sthal of 5th Radha Swami Guru, Shri Tarachandji Maharaj. This hexagonal structure is constructed in star shape at the elevated height of 6 feet from ground. The monument is 88 feet tall erected without any pillars and columns. This is amazing piece of architecture, that entire building is not having support of concrete pillars. A creative garden is also surrounding this Samadhi.

3. Ranila Jain Mandir (Charkhi Dadri)


Ranila is a village in the Charkhi Dadri district of the Indian state of Haryana.Bhagwan Adinath Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra is located at Adinath Puram, Ranilla. The magnificent temple is considered very miraculous. The Moolnayak is an orange color idol with Adinath carved in the center and the rest 23 Tirthankars on 3 sides. It is believed that these idols are 1400–1500 years old.

4. Raja Nahar Singh Mahal, Ballabhgarh (Faridabad)

Nahar Singh Mahal is located at Ballabhgarh in Faridabad district of Haryana.This fort was built by the forefathers of Jat Raja Nahar Singh around 1739 AD, and after whom Ballabgarh was named, the construction however continued in parts till about 1850. The fort is also known as Raja Nahar Singh Palace.

5. Kingdom of Dreams (Gurugram)

A first of its kind of live entertainment in the country has been set up at Kingdom of Dreams, in the Sector-29, Gurugram. The entertainment center was inaugurated by Haryana Chief Minister on January 29, 2010.

6. Karna Lake (Karnal)

Karna Lake is a major tourist attraction in the Karnal district of Haryana. It is located at a distance of 125 km from both Chandigarh and Delhi, thus serving as a midway halt while traveling between the two cities on the famous Grand Trunk Road. 


7. Braham Sarovar Kurukshetra

Braham Sarovar, as the name suggests, is associated with Lord Brahma, the creator of the Universe. Taking dip in holy water of sarover during Solar Eclipse is considered equal to the merits of performing thousands of Asvamedha Yajnas. According to Local Legends this tank was first excavated by King Kuru the ancestor of Kauravs & Pandavas. Having seen its huge water body Abul-Fazl the courtier of Mughal emperor Akbar during solar eclipse has described the vast water body of this sarovar as miniature Sea. According to the local tradition a tower was erected by Yudhistar in the island situated in the middle of sarovar as a token of his victory in the Mahabharta battle. In the same island complex lies a ancient Draupadi kupa. The shrine of Lord Shiva located on the northern bank of the sarovar is called Sarveshwar Mahadev. According to the tradition, the Shiva Linga was installed here by Lord Brahma himself. Annual Gita Jyanti celebrations is held on banks of bramsarover in November-December. Many devotees consider one prikarma of this tank equal to making one visit to all the tirth lying within the holy circuit of Kurukshetra 48 Kos.

8. Kalpana Chawla Planetarium (Kurukshetra)

Kalpana Chawla Memorial Planetarium has been setup at Kurukshetra-Pehowa road (near Jyotisar Tirth) by Haryana State Council for Science & Technology, Govt. of Haryana in joint collaboration with National Council for Science Museums, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India in memory of India’s first woman Astronaut Dr. Kalpana Chawla. The planetarium built at a cost of 6.50 crores covers an area of 5 acres of land. Surrounded by sprawling green fields and lush Astro-park the planetarium is ideal for those who seek to escape from the din and dust, hustle and bustle of big cities. The planetarium offers a blend of peaceful surroundings and astronomy shows run using latest technology equipments. In a very short span of time the planetarium has emerged as one of unique and most favorite tourist spot of the city.

9. Kurukshetra Panorama & Science Centre

The Kurukshetra Panorama & Science Centre is a beautiful cylindrical building that is used for exhibitions and working models for visitor’s activities. The Kurukshetra Panorama and Science Centre have two different types of exhibits in the ground floor and in the first floor with cylindrical walls. A few scientific objects also are displayed in the centre.

10. Yadavindra Garden, Pinjore (Panchkula)

Pinjore Gardens or Yadavindra Gardens is located in Pinjore, Panchkula district in the Indian state of Haryana. It is an example of the Mughal Gardens style, and was built by Patiala Dynasty Rulers.The garden is in the village of Pinjore lie 22 km from Chandigarh on the Ambala-Shimla road. It was created in the 17th century by architect Nawab Fidai Khan during the early reign of his foster brother Aurangzeb (1658-1707). 
In recent times, it has been renamed as ‘Yadavindra Garden’ in the memory of Maharaja Yadavindra Singh former of the princely state of Patiala. After it was initially built by Fidai Khan, the garden was refurbished by Yadevendra Singh and restored to its former spledour, since it had grown into a wild jungle after initially built due to long years of neglect.

11. Nada Sahib Gurudwara(Panchkula)

The Gurudwara Nada Sahib is situated in Panchkula on the bank of Ghaggar river in Sivalik foothills. It is a famous religious place of the Sikhs. Guru Gobind Singh halted here while travelling from Paonta Sahib to Anandpur Sahib after the Battle of Bhangani in 1688.The holy flag flies atop a 105 feet (32 m) high staff on one side of the courtyard, near the site of the old shrine.

12. Mata Mansa Devi, Panchkula

Mata Mansa Devi is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi, a form of Shakti, in the Panchkula district of Haryana state in India. The temple complex is spread of 100 acres (0.40 km2) of the Shivalik foothills in village Bilaspur, near Mani Majra, and Panchkula, 10 km from Chandi Mandir, another noted Devi shrine in the region, both just outside Chandigarh. It is one of the prominent Shakti temples of North India. Navratra festival is celebrated in the mandir for nine days.

13. Loco Shed(Rewari)

It is the only surviving steam loco shed in India and houses some of India’s last surviving steam locomotives and world’s oldest still-functional 1855-built steam locomotive Fairy Queen (locomotive) tourist train was restored here. It is located 400 meter north of entrance of Rewari railway [1]station, 50 km from Gurgaon and 79 km from the National Rail Museum at Chanakyapuri in New Delhi.

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