(Last Updated On: March 23, 2013)

Punjab is said to be most prosperous state. While having a tour of Punjab, here are five things that you should do for sure.

Things to do in Punjab

1. Watch Indo–Pak Retreat Ceremony at Wagah Border

Retreat Ceremony at Wagah Border


While having a tour of Punjab, one thing must be seen and that is Indo Pak Retreat Ceremony at Wagah Border. It divides the boundaries of India and Pakistan. Many tourists love to go to this place for witnessing one important ceremony held in evening every day. This ceremony takes place at the time of Sunset. It is just amazing to see amalgamation of anger, enthusiasm and love in the spirit of soldiers. It is thrilling experience to see soldiers from both side performing the ceremony.  It is cheered by crowd as well.

2. Catch a Play at Punjab Naatshala at Amritsar

Those who love the spirit of act and drama must catch a play at Punjab Naatshala at Amritsar.  Punjab Naatshala is a theatre auditorium situated at Khalsa College.  The basic objective of this auditorium is to promote Punjabi theater and drama. The objective of this auditorium is to infuse the spirit of Punjab.  Started by Jatinder Brar, visiting this Naatshala is worth every penny.  Technologies, art, culture, all are taken in consideration to create a maximum experience.  Do not miss the chance of experiencing Punjab and its culture through this medium.

3. Golden Temple, Amritsar

Amritsar golden temple


Golden Temple Amritsar is part of everyone’s  journey who happen to be in tour of Punjab. Shri Harminder Sahib is the most prominent Sikh Gurudwara located in Amritsar. People from all parts of the world visit this place invariably.  It is a beautiful structure attracting all people. It was built by fifth guru of Sikhs, Guru Arjan Devji who completed Adi Granth. Vaisakhi is being celebrated with much enthusiasm at this place. In short, it is must visit for all.

4. Shop for Traditional Juttis

Punjab Traditional Jutti

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jutti

Punjab is state where traditional Juttis are being manufactured in bulk and shopped. While shopping in Punjab, Juttis are must buy. Punjabi Jutti is Punjabi in its origin and worn by men and women in North India. Traditional Jutties look good with all the traditional attires. They are being made from leather and embroidery is being done on them. They can be worn with Patiala and other traditional stuff.  Amritsar, Chandigarh are some of the great cities to buy these Juttis. Explore local markets to have the best of stuff and do little bargaining too.

5. Dupatta and Jewellery in Patiala

Punjab Traditional Phulkari Embroidery


Patiala is one of the most popular cities of Punjab and serves a lot to the shopping interests of shopaholics. Dupatta and Jewellery in Patiala are must buy. Phulkari is the traditional work done on the clothes and Dupattas. It is much loved and admired pattern in the city. Jewellery in Patiala too can be very interesting and enticing. All that you got to do is search for the exclusive patterns found in the local markets of the city. Go to the local Jewellery shops to find out the latest stuff in market. Various jewelleries are being manufactured in wholesale in this city.

So shop a lot and enjoy the tour of Punjab. These are all the best thing to do in Punjab.