Haryana is a historical state of India. It is known as the ‘Abode Of God.’ It is situated in north India and was formed on November 1, 1966. The state has a total of 22 districts, and its capital is Chandigarh.
Hindi and Haryanvi is the official language of Haryana. Haryana is also very famous for its traditional food like Saag and Makki ki Roti, Ghee and Churma (a sweet dish). In addition, Haryana is very renowned for its historic cities.
List of the cities to visit in Haryana
Kurukshetra is an ancient religious city located in Haryana. It’s famously known as the ‘Land Of Mahabharat‘. It is known for the stories of Lord Brahma and Lord Krishna.
Brahma Sarovar is an old water pool located in Thanesar, Kurukshetra. According to the stories, Lord Brahma created the universe from the land of Kurukshetra after a huge yajna. The Brahma Sarovar is commonly known as the base of civilisations. Lord Krishna taught the philosophy of karma to Arjuna in Jyotisar, Kurukshetra. The Saraswati fair is organised near the Brahma Sarovar, and almost thousands of people from different cities gather there.
It is one of the important cities of North India, and it is situated 164 kilometres west of Delhi on the National Highway NH1.
A Muslim ruler founded the beautiful city, Firozshah Tughlaq, in 1354 A.D. ‘Hisar’ means ‘Fort’. The old name of hisar was ‘Hisar Firoza’.
Rakhigarhi village in Hisar district is home to the largest and oldest Indus valley civilization dating over 9000 years. Rakhigarhi is the origin of the Harappa civilization, which slowly moved into the Indus valley.
Yamunanagar is famously known as the city of Yamuna. Its older name was Abdullahpur. It is a very historic place to visit. Emperor Ashok first erected the Ashok Stambha in the village Topra Kalan of Yamunanagar. Later, Feroz Shah Tugalaq moved this pillar to Delhi. The pillar was dragged and carried in boats through the Yamuna river. Yamunanagar is also very famous for the Chaneti Buddhist Stupa. It is believed that the traveller Hiuen Tsang visited there.
Yamunanagar and Jagadhri is a twin city of Haryana. Jagadhri is very much famous for the brass industry as it supplies brass utensils all over the world. It’s also called ‘The City of plywood.‘
Gurugram is a city located in the southwest of New Delhi. It’s known as the financial and technology hub. It has become a financial centre in India after Mumbai and Chennai. It is a vast and famous city. If you are planning a trip to Gurugram, don’t forget to visit The kingdom of dreams, Cybercity and the 32 milestones.
It is a village and a tourist attraction at the height of 1,267 meters near Panchkula, Haryana. It’s 45 km away from Chandigarh. It is famous for the beauty of nature, hills and lakes. If you’re planning a trip to Chandigarh, then you should visit Morni hills.
Kalesar National Park
This place covers nearly 11,570 acres and is famously known as the lap of the lower hills of Shivaliks. It is situated in the eastern part of Yamunanagar. This forest has trees like Sal, Khair, Shisham, tun, sain and amla. In this forest, there are many wild animals also. You can visit the jungle through the jungle safari. It costs rupees 500 per person. It is a beautiful place to explore.