It is a North Indian state surrounding New Delhi on 3 sides. The Yamuna River runs along its eastern border with Uttar Pradesh. Shared with Punjab, the state capital Chandigarh is known for its modernist buildings and grid-like street plan designed by Le Corbusier.
Its Zakir Hussain Rose Garden features 1,600 species, while its Rock Garden showcases sculptures made with recycled materials.
Best places to visit in Haryana
1) Cyber Hub, Gurgaon:
It is India’s first integrated food & entertainment destination which is spread over 2 lakh sq ft. Iconic restaurants with International & Indian cuisine, Kids Zone and Amphitheater for live entertainment & performances.
2) Pinjore Gardens, Panchkula:
It was created in the 17th century by architect Nawab Fidai Khan during the early reign of his foster brother Aurangzeb (r. 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.
A restored heritage train has been introduced to visit all the monuments and the gardens in the complex.
3) Sri Krishna Museum, Kurukshetra
It endeavors to present the multifaceted personality of Krishna as narrated in the episodes of Mahabharata and the Bhagavata Purana. The museum has six galleries, three each in two blocks.
On display are stone sculptures, bronze castings, leaf etchings, miniature paintings, clay pottery, and terracotta artifacts.
4) Heritage Transport Museum, Gurgaon:
It showcases the evolution of transportation in India and sets a benchmark in interpretation, exhibition and in communication.
As the first private museum of its scale in India, it is conceived as a did active space that engages visitor participation in learning while remaining a family experience. All days of the week except Monday(9:00 AM – 6:00 PM.
5) Feroze Shah’s palace and Fort, Hisar:
The original town of Hisar was a walled settlement inside the fort with four gates, Delhi gate, Mori gate, Nagauri gate, and Talaqi gate. The palace consists of a mosque known as Lat Ki Masjid. Lat is a sandstone pillar about 20 feet high and was earlier an Ashokan pillar.
The restoration work of the palace started in 1924 and have since been gradually renovated until recent times. The complex has been declared as a Centrally Protected Monument by Archaeological Survey of India.