Punjab, the chief wheat producing area of the country, breathtaking palaces, the land of five rivers, yellow fields with blue mountains and integrated cultural history, is a treasure trove for an avid tourist. The land of the great gurus providing the romantic and picturesque backdrop that has never gone back without imbibing the essence of Punjab. The major attractions of this city are the Kurukshetra famous for the battle ground between the Pandavas and the Kauravas as mentioned in the great Indian epic the Mahabharata; Golden Temple, the world's most renowned Sikh pilgrimage; Anandpur Sahib, the historic town founded by Guru Teg Bahadur; Jallianwallah Bagh, an important landmark in the history of Indian Freedon Struggle; Sheesh Mahal, a beautiful palace built by Maharaja Narinder Singh with terraces, gardens, fountains and an artificial lake; Wagha Border, the border of India and Pakistan.
Some other modern tourist attractions of Punjab are Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, Garden City, Rock Garden, Garden of Aromatic Plants, Garden of Rare Plants, Bougainvillea Garden, Garden of Tranquility, Garden of Annuals, Leisure Valley, Capitol Complex, Museum of Evolution of Life, Assembly, International Dolls Museum, Tower of Shadows, Government Museum and Art Gallery, Secretariat, Sukhna Lake, High Court, Martyr's Memorial, Open Hand and Geometric Hill. Baisakhi, Lohri, Guru Nanak Jayanthi are major festivals that attract tourist in Punjab. The state has three major seasons Summer Season (April to June), Monsoon Season (July to September), and Winter Season (October to March)