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20 Attractions to Explore Near Karna Lake

Karna Lake
Karna LakeKarna Lake, Haryana 132001

Karna Lake is a major tourist attraction in the Karnal district of Haryana. It is located at a distance of 125 km from both Chandigarh and Delhi, thus serving as a midway halt while traveling between the two cities on the famous Grand Trunk Road. Folklore has it that Karna, a famous character from Indian history, who played a major role in the war of Mahabharat, used to bathe in this lake.

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Cantonment Church Tower
Cantonment Church Tower4.34 KMs away from Karna Lake

The Cantonment Church Tower is a church tower in the Karnal city of Haryana, India. It is a historical religious shrine in Karnal. It stands near National Highway 1 of India. It has been declared as a historical monument by Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage. It was the tower of St. James' Church, Karnal, dedicated to St. James, one of the disciples of Jesus Christ. The tower is 35 m tall and is surmounted by an ornamental cross.

Pipli Zoo
Pipli Zoo27.93 KMs away from Karna Lake

Established in 1982, Pipli Zoo houses various species of animals over an area of 25 acres of land. The zoo also has a black buck breeding centre and is a famous picnic spot for the animal lovers.

Brahma Sarovar
Brahma Sarovar28.04 KMs away from Karna Lake

Brahma Sarovar is an ancient water pool sacred to Hinduism in Thanesar, in the state of Haryana in North India. Hinduism lays emphasis on taking bath for internal and external purity. Most religious sites have water pools or sarovar in or near the Hindu temple and Sikh gurdwara. The Hindu genealogy registers at Kurukshetra, Haryana are kept here.

Kurukshetra Panorama and Science Centre
Kurukshetra Panorama and Science Centre28.19 KMs away from Karna Lake

Kurukshetra Panorama and Science Centre is a unique Centre that combines science with religion. The main attraction of the Centre is a life-like panorama of the epic battle of Kurukshetra that showcases Mahabharata war with scientific explanations justifying every episode in the war. The magnificent two-storied building of the Centre has cylindrical walls. The Centre has an interesting exhibition called 'India: A Heritage in Science, Technology and Culture.

Sannihit Sarovar
Sannihit Sarovar28.21 KMs away from Karna Lake

Believed to be the permanent abode of Lord Vishnu, Sannihit Sarovar is situated at a distance of 3 kms. from Kurukshetra on Pehowa Road. It is supposed that entire range of Tirthas assembles here on the day of Amavasya and as per the legends, if a man performs Shradhs at the time of solar eclipse and takes bath in this tank, he acquires the fruit of 1000 Ashwamedh sacrifices.

Dharohar, Haryana Cultural Museum, KUK
Dharohar, Haryana Cultural Museum, KUK28.52 KMs away from Karna Lake

This museum was set up by Kurukshetra University inside the university campus, in its golden jubilee year, to showcase the matchless cultural, architectural and archaeological heritage of Haryana. It truly makes a visitor feel in a typical Haryanvi village through its dioramas and other exhibits that one would literally like to live there for a couple of days.

Shri Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple, Thanesar
Shri Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple, Thanesar29.99 KMs away from Karna Lake

The ancient Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva is situated in Thanesar, a holy town in the Kurukshetra district of Haryana. It was here that the Pandavas along with Krishna prayed to Lord Shiva and received his blessings for victory in the battle of Mahabharata. The ninth Guru, Shri Tegh Bahadur stayed at a spot near the Sthaneshwar Tirtha that is marked by a gurdwara just besides this temple.

Crocodile Breeding Park
Crocodile Breeding Park36.15 KMs away from Karna Lake

The Bhor Saidan Crocodile Breeding Centre is located 22 km from Kurukshetra and 13 km from Thanesar at Bhor Saidan village, also spelled as Bhour Saidan or Bhoor Saiydan, on the Kurukshetra-Pehowa road near Bhureeshwar Temple, one of the pilgrimage sites in Kurukshetra in the Indian state of Haryana.

Ibrahim Lodhi Tomb
Ibrahim Lodhi Tomb38.05 KMs away from Karna Lake

This is the tomb of Ibrahim Lodi, sulthan of the Lodi dynasty. Rather Ibrahim Lodi's tomb is actually situated near the tehsil office in Panipat, close to the Dargah of Sufi saint Bu Ali Shah Qalandar. It is a simple rectangular structure on a high platform approached by a flight of steps.

Kabuli Bagh Masjid
Kabuli Bagh Masjid38.73 KMs away from Karna Lake

The Kabuli Bagh Mosque is a mosque in Panipat which was built in 1527 by the emperor Babur to mark his victory over Sultan Ibrahim Lodhi at the first Battle of Panipat in 1526. The mosque located in Panipat is named after Kabuli Begum, Babur's wife.

Hazrat Bu Ali Shah Qalandar Dargah
Hazrat Bu Ali Shah Qalandar Dargah39.15 KMs away from Karna Lake

Hazrat Bu Ali Shah Qalandar was a Sufi saint of the Chishtī Order who lived and taught in India. His shrine or dargah in Bu Ali Shah Qalandar Dargah in the city of Panipat is a place of pilgrimage.

Darul Uloom Deoband
Darul Uloom Deoband67.79 KMs away from Karna Lake

The Darul Uloom Deoband is an Islamic university in India where the Sunni Deobandi Islamic movement began. It is located at Deoband, a town in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh. The school was founded in 1866 by Muhammad Qasim Nanautavi

Kapal Mochan
Kapal Mochan72.49 KMs away from Karna Lake

The ancient pilgrim site of Kapal Mochan is located on the Bilaspur Road near Ambala. The temple is small and situated beside a ‘sarovar’ or pond named Brahma Sarovar. It is said that if a person bathes here, they will be relieved of all burdens and sins. Legend holds that Brahmanhatya, i.e., killing a Brahmin is a major sin but the guilty can be freed of this upon bathing in the holy waters of Brahma Sarovar.

Gurudwara Shri Panjokhra Sahib
Gurudwara Shri Panjokhra Sahib74.92 KMs away from Karna Lake

Gurudwara Shri Panjokhra Sahib is situated in the Ambala district of Haryana. This gurdwara is a famous place in haryana and there are so many peoples visiting this place every day.

 Vahelna Jain Temple Muzzafarnagar
Vahelna Jain Temple Muzzafarnagar78.03 KMs away from Karna Lake

Vahelna Temple is just situated 4 kms away from the central city of Muzaffarnagar, with a prominent history. The Temple is a Jain Mandir which is a chief historical & religious place for Jains. The Temple is also called as Shri 1008 Parshvnath Digamber Jain Atishye Kshetra. The main attraction of the temple is the age-old statue of Lord Parshvanatha. The campus has a Naturopathy Hospital & Research centre which caters to healthcare using nature-friendly remedies.

Bhuteshwar Shivji Temple
Bhuteshwar Shivji Temple79.58 KMs away from Karna Lake

Bhuteshwar Temple is a Hindu temple, in the series of 48 kos parikrama of Kurukshetra, dedicated to Bhuteshwar, a manifestation of Shiva Situated in Jind, Haryana, the city noted for its countless temples that are devoted to Lord Shiva. The ruler of the district, Raghbir Singh, constructed a temple, which came to be known as the Bhuteshvara temple.

Sheesh Mahal
Sheesh Mahal83.87 KMs away from Karna Lake

This sprawling three-storied building, part-European and part-Mughal in appearance, was built by Maharaja Narendra Singh to provide a space for expression for the many artists, poets, and scholars who were in his court. It has a remarkable collection of paintings and so many sculptures etc Now it serves as a museum.

Moti Bagh Palace
Moti Bagh Palace84.05 KMs away from Karna Lake

A huge palalce in Patiala which is also known as Pearl garden palace. The Old Moti Bagh Palace and New Moti Bagh Palace were built respectively by Maharaja Narinder Singh. The facade has Rajasthan-style jharokas and chhatris, and the palace is set in a beautiful garden with terraces, water channels and a Sheesh Mahal.

Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports: Patiala

This is is Asia’s biggest Sports Institute, situated in Patiala city. This institute is housed in the Old Moti Bagh Palace of the erstwhile royal family of Patiala State,

Bahadurgarh Qila Masjid
Bahadurgarh Qila Masjid84.43 KMs away from Karna Lake

An ancient Qila built in the Patiala city by Nawab Saif Khan in 1658 AD. due to its unique architecture its the main tourist attraction in Patiala. The fort was named after Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Guru.