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Panipat has a lot to offer and interest the tourists. Adding few more grains, into the description of Panipat, it is also known as the territory of handlooms, a city of weavers. Just about 90 km towards north from the capital of India, Delhi you will meet this historical place. The city’s other prominence is its looms.

The historical importance of the city can be traced from its past. It has its roots in the ancient times and is famous for its battles, which makes it a historic city in the state of Haryana. Panipat is among the five cities founded by Pandava brothers. History says that initially Panipat was known by the name called Panduprastha, after which this district was renamed as Panpat, which ultimately took its name as Panipat. In compliance with the mythology, in the epic Bhagwat Gita this city is  known as Dharmakshetra (a place of duty).

Of course, who does not know about the battles of Panipat? In the history of India, there were main three battles, which were fought in the respective city itself. The first battle which was fought on the land of the city took place on 21st April, 1526. The second battle of Panipat took place on 5th November, 1556. The third battle of Panipat took place in 1761. Panipat travel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Panipat tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in North India.

General facts about Panipat
Location: North India
State: Haryana
Area: 1,754 sq km
Language: Haryanvi, Hindi, Punjabi, English and Urdu
Climate: Hot, Arid and Humid
Major Attractions: Hemu Samadhi-Sthal, grave of Ibrahim Lodhi, Kabuli Bagh
Ideal Time to Visit: February to April and August to November

Tourist sightseeing in Panipat
Panipat possesses important tourist attractions such as Hemu Samadhi-Sthal, grave of Ibrahim Lodhi, Kabuli Bagh, Devi Mandir, Salar Gunj Gate, Kala Aamb, Sri Ram Sharnam, the Tomb of Bu Ali Shah Qalandar and of course the Panipat museum.

Along with being a significant part of historical destination of India, this city is also known as the hub of shoddy yarn in the world, a foundry of agricultural instruments, has Indian Oil Corporation, national thermal power corporation power plant and national fertilizers plant.

Climate of Panipat
Panipat experiences semi-arid and tropical climate, which goes into extreme as in summers, the climate is extremely hot and winters are bone chilling. It has sporadic rainfall even during the monsoon. The city takes a relief from the scorching heat of its summer in the month of June, which lasts till July, at irregular intervals. The city generally experiences winter rains in the month of December till February.

How to reach Panipat

Panipat by Road: Panipat has an open network of roadways, connecting various cities and villages of Haryana and has an open network for commuting from the major cities like Delhi and Chandigarh.

Panipat by Rail:Panipat is well connected with all the trains to North India.

Panipat by Air: Flights are available up to Delhi only and there after you have to commute either through railways or through roadways.

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