Panchkula is a city in the state of Haryana. The city is one of the most planned towns in Haryana. Present on the way to the hills of Shimla, Panchkula is famous for trekking on the ruins of Chandlo and the peacock-striped Morni Hills. The city has five irrigation canals. The city gets its name from these canals. Panchkula is also a place that is used as a halt before going to nearby hill stations in Himachal Pradesh. The city was built in the 1970s. The city was earlier the capital of Haryana.
Visiting place in Panchkula
Morni Hills is a hill station in the seam of Panchkula. This is the only hill station in Haryana. The place is known for its views of the Himalayas, vegetation, and lakes. The place is believed to have been named after a queen named Morni. Morni has an interesting range of flora and fauna. These include pine hilltops and trees like neem, oak, peepal, Jamun, amalta, and jacaranda. When flowering trees bloom, the shores of the mountains are filled with color.
Mansa Devi Temple
The Manasa temple is dedicated to Manasa Devi, the goddess of power. The Manasa Devi temple is located at the foot of the Shivalik range. The main attraction of the temple is built by a tree around which devotees tie a sacred rope to get their prayers answered. There are 3 temples on the premises of this temple. The main mandi is the oldest temple. This temple was built by Maharaja Gopaldas Singh of Mani Majra from 1811-1815.
This Gurudwara is located on the banks of the river Ghaggar. It is believed that Guru Gobind Singh stopped here while he was traveling from Panta Sahib to Anandpur Sahib after the Battle of Bhang in 1688. This Gurudwara is located in the foothills of Shivalik. The original Manji Sahib was replaced by a two-story domed structure, with a large rectangular hall adjacent to it.
The garden is the largest in Asia and contains over 3,500 rare and endangered species. The genus Kareluma of Indian origin is found here along with some endangered species.The garden has 272 species of the genus Mamilaria and 160 species have been naturalized outdoors. The genus Kareluma of Indian origin is found here along with some endangered species.
Pinjore Gardens is also known as Yadavindra Gardens. The garden was built in the 17th century. This garden is an example of the Mughal Gardens architectural style, which was renovated by Patiala State Study Shisco. Pinjore Gardens is a good example of terrace gardens in India. The garden has a mini zoo, an area dedicated to historic sites, a quiet Japanese garden, a magnificent nursery, and some areas that are famous as picnic spots.