Panipat

Panipat, is a historic city in Haryana, India. It is 90 km north of Delhi and 169 km south of Chandigarh on NH-1. The three battles fought near the city in 1526, 1556 and 1761 were all turning points in Indian history. The city is famous in India by the name of 'City of Weavers' and 'Textile City'

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Devi Mandir, Panipat
Within Panipat city limits
ArchitectureHistory

Devi temple is located at Panipat city, Haryana. Devi temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. The temple is very prominent in Panipat city and attracts a large number of tourists.

All Hindu Gods and Goddess idols are placed here along with a Yaga Shala in the temple. The temple has been beautifully re-built with good architecture which shows the beautiful image of Indian architecture. Devotees from India come here to have the blessings of the Goddess. It's believed that the temple was built in 18th century and the temple history is about 250 year old.

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Hemchandra Vikramaditya Samadhi is a memorial to the Hindu king Hemu at Shodapur village on Jind road near Panipat.

Hemchandra Vikramaditya Samadhi stands at the location where he was executed. This property formed the Camp of Babur in 1526 during First Battle of Panipat and Camp of Akbar in 1556 during the Second Battle of Panipat. The area still has a Water Tank constructed with Lakhori Bricks in dilapidated condition built during the stay of Babur. The Samadhi Sthal was constructed by Hemu's supporters during Akbar's rule on the spot where the dead Hemchandra Vikramaditya was behe...

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Kabuli Bagh Masjid, Panipat
Within Panipat city limits
Architecture

Kabuli Bagh Mosque is situated just 2 km away from the main city. After the first battle of Panipat between Babur and Ibrahim Lodhi, Babur came out winning the battle and to commemorate his victory over Ibrahim Lodhi, built fabulous Kabuli Bagh Mosque. So Kabuli bagh Mosque symbolizes the victory of Babur over his uncle Ibrahim Lodhi.

Kabuli bagh is a splendid piece of architecture showcasing the artistic design of Mughal architecture. It was built during the year 1526 just after the first battle of panipat. This mosque is in the middle of a small garden called the Kabuli Bagh and ...

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The Mughal Sarai Gateway form a site of historical importance in Gharaunda, Haryana. It is located at a distance of about 16 kms from the Panipat Junction.

Built in 1637 AD, the Mughal Sarai Gateways now rest under the protection of the Government of India. It was originally built by the noble Feroz Khan during the rule of Emperor Shah Jahan as part of a sarai or resthouse. Presently, two gateways exist at the site at a distance of about 100m from each other – the Dilli Darwaza and the Lahori Gate. They form the northern and southern frontiers of the quadrangular sarai, which is no...

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Kala Amb, also known as Panipat Battle Field Memorial, is a historical site on the outskirts of Panipat, Haryana. The place is located at a distance of about 7 kms to the east from the Panipat Junction.

Kala Amb marks the battleground of the clash between the Afghans and the Marathas during the Third Battle of Panipat. It was a bloody site where close to 75,000 members of the Maratha army were massacred. Presently, the place is a quiet park where locals come for a stroll. The park has a red obelisk in one of its corners, which marks the point where the Maratha Commander Sadashiv Ra...

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Panipat Museum
Within Panipat city limits
ArtHistory

The Panipat Museum is the most popular attraction of Panipat, situated at 5 km from the Canal Rest House of Binijhol.

Set up by the Battle of Panipat Memorial Society, Panipat Museum has been specially established for disseminating information about archaeology, history, art and crafts of Haryana with special emphasis on the Battles of Panipat in1526, 1556 and 1761, which marked the turning point in Indian history. It displays antiquities, inscription, sculptures, arms and armours, pottery, old and valuable documents, jewellery and art and craft objects aided by modern maps, write-up...

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Located not far from the heart of Panipat, the Purana Quila is around 3 Km from the mapped center of Panipat and can be reached in under 15 minutes via tha Assandh-Panipat Road. Purana Quila is believed to have been the castle of Pandavas as Panipat according to its old documented name, Pandavaprastha translated as the city of the Pandavas.

Purana Quila precedes centuries as it was built around the time of the Pandavas but was later renovated and brought together in the 16th Century under the rule of Sher Shah Suri. The architectural style of the construction of this palace depicts...

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The Salar Gunj Gate is a place of archaeological significance at the heart of the city of Panipat, Haryana. The site stands at a distance of 1. 6 km from the Panipat Junction.

The Salar Gunj Gate was named after the Hyderabadi Nawab Salar Jung, who was a loyal supporter of the British government in colonial India. The gate was built by a friend and admirer of Salar Jung called Faiz Nawab Sadak. The Salar Gunj Gate now stands on a main road in the middle of Panipat city. It is a solid structure which has stood the test of time and showcases the architecture of a bygone era. The desi...

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Shri Ram Sharanam, Panipat
Within Panipat city limits

The Shri Ram Sharanam is a place of religious interest in the heart of Panipat, Haryana. It is located at a distance of about 750m from the Panipat Junction.

Shri Ram Sharanam is a spiritual centre dedicated to Lord Rama. The place consists of congregation halls and is meant for devotees to come and advance the cause of mental and moral well-being. For locals, the centre holds the honour of being the only prayer hall to be inaugurated by the Swami Satya Nandji, who was a trusted worshipper of Maa Shakuntala Devi and Maa Darshi Devi, in the year 1960. The halls exude an aura of devo...

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Shaikh Sharafuddeen Bu Ali Qalandar Panipati also called Bu Ali Qalandar(1209-1324 CE probably born at Panipat, Haryana) in India was a Sufi saint of the Chishti Order who lived and taught in India. His dargah (mausoleum) in the town of Panipat is a place of pilgrimage. The tomb is situated in Qalandar Chowk named after him in the heart of the city.

The dargah of Bu Ali Qalandar is such a spectacular shrine dedicated to Shaikh Sharafuddeen Abu Ali Qalandar Panipati. His tenure probably dates between 1400-1463 CE. Bu-Ali-Shah Qalandar is one of the most renowned Sufi saints in hist...

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The Tomb of Ibrahim Lodi, Sultan of the Lodi dynasty, is located in Panipat, Haryana. Lodi's tomb is actually placed close to tehsil office in Panipat near the Dargah of famed Sufi saint Bu Ali Shah Qalandar.

History unveils itself through tales of heroic battles, conquers, achievements, constructions, defeats, ransacks, chivalry, treachery and imperial combats. Ground to three gory battles, Panipat has made an immortal entry in the pages of history. The tomb of Ibrahim Lodi is reminiscent of the bloody First Battle of Panipat. His tomb is often mistaken to be the Shisha Gumbad wit...

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