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20 Attractions to Explore Near Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

Archaeological Museum Rupnagar
Archaeological Museum RupnagarBhagat Singh Nagar, Rupnagar, Punjab 140001, India

A museum that houses the archaeological remains of the excavated site near Ropar, the first Harappan site excavated in Independent India located at Rupnagar town on the banks of Sutlej river.

Nearby Attractions

Gurudwara Shri Bhatha Sahib
Gurudwara Shri Bhatha Sahib2.78 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

A famous gurdwara in the city of Rupnagar. This Gurdwara commemorates the visit of tenth Guru Sri Gobind Singh. Religiously significant place and that's why a lot of people visit this place.

Ropar Wetland
Ropar Wetland5.68 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

This is a man-made freshwater wetland covering 1,365 hectares. Surrounded by the Shivalik hills in the northwest and the plains in the south. This is a popular tourist attraction for bird watching and boating.

Gurudwara Parivaar Vichora Sahib
Gurudwara Parivaar Vichora Sahib11.85 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

A beautiful gurdwara situated on the banks of river Sirsa. This is where the 10th Guru of Sikh, Guru Gobind SIngh Ji's, family got separated. Located on a hill top, one has to climb 100 odd steps to reach this holy spot, which commands a panaromic view of the surrounding valley.

Sanghol Archaeological Museum
Sanghol Archaeological Museum23.31 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

This is an ancient site of Harappan culture and is being maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. A tourist complex is also coming up here. This place holds a special position on the archaeological atlas of India.

Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex
Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex29.10 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

This is a museum that gives an insight into the events that took place in Punjab five hundred years ago which gave birth to Sikhism and finally the Khalsa Panth. It serves to attract tourists and pilgrims.

Fateh Burj, Chappar Chiri
Fateh Burj, Chappar Chiri33.02 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

This 328 feet high Burj is India’s tallest victory tower, even taller than the famous Qutub Minar of Delhi. It is a symbol of victory of Sikhs led by the great general Baba Banda Singh Bahadur. It was constructed to mark the 3rd centenary of the historical battle of Chappar Chiri.

Panjab University
Panjab University33.20 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

panjab university is a public university located in Chandigarh, India. It originated in 1882 as the University of the Punjab, but was established in 1947 after the partition of India, where the university was split between Pakistan and India.

Fine Arts Mueseum
Fine Arts Mueseum33.42 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

The Museum of Fine Arts houses the early works of almost all of the major artists of modern India. The collection was created through the initiative of the art historian BN Goswamy. Originally the building was supposed to house the rich collection of archaeological artefacts that had been discovered by the department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology.

Garden of Fragrance
Garden of Fragrance34.87 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

The Garden of Fragrance was built in 1998. The garden is known for its pleasant smelling assortment of flowering plants, and hence the name, 'Garden Of Fragrance'. Some of the fragrant plants that can be found here is Raat ki rani, damask rose, motia, champa, haar shingar, mehndi and varieties of jasmine. The park also serves as a fabulous picnic spot.

Shanti Kunj Park
Shanti Kunj Park35.15 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

Shanti Kunj garden in Chandigarh is situated in a very peaceful place that is free from any noise and pollution. Therefore, it has been rightly named as Shanti Kunj. Large amount of trees and plants in the garden provide soothing effect even in hot summer months. There are numerous herbs and medicinal plants in this garden which provide excellent healing effect. Shanti Kunj garden is divided into five segments by a natural stream flowing through the garden.

 Zakir Husssain Rose Garden (Chandigarh)
Zakir Husssain Rose Garden (Chandigarh)35.40 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

This is a botanical garden located at Chandigarh with 50,000 rose-bushes of 1600 different species Named after India's former President Zakir Hussain. The garden has not only roses but also trees of medicinal value. Some of the medicinal plants that can be spotted here are bel, Behera, Harar, camphor and yellow Gulmohar. The rose plants have been planted in carved-out lawns and flower beds.

Leisure Valley
Leisure Valley35.46 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

A continuum of various theme gardens to take care of the body and spirit of the city. Le Corbusier retained the eroded valley of a seasonal rivulet on the original site of the City and sculptured it into a Linear park now over 8km long .It starts from Sector 1 in the north and leaves Chandigarh at its southern most edge in sector 53.

Government Museum and Art Gallery
Government Museum and Art Gallery35.51 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

Museum explaining the story of Chandigarh’s creation. The museum displays original letters and correspondence between administrators and the architects who created Chandigarh’s blueprint.

Sector 17 Market
Sector 17 Market35.57 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

Sector 17 Market is the most popular of the city. Replete with several big brand stores, international outlets, food chains and eateries, the market is popular both among the youngsters and the adults. From kids wear to fashion apparels to bridal stores and the like, the market has got something for everyone and is bustling with visitors all through the day.

Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain35.78 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

Musical Fountain Show is held at Sector 17 in Chandigarh and is a popular place of recreation and sightseeing. The show is held in the evening hours and is a wonderful display of water fountains dancing to a rhythmic livid music. The place is thronged by locals and tourists alike to visit the show.

Capitol Complex Tourist Centre
Capitol Complex Tourist Centre35.94 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

A government compound designed by the architect Le Corbusier and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It comprises three buildings, three monuments and a lake, including the Palace of Assembly or Legislative Assembly, Secretariat, High Court, Open Hand Monument, Geometric Hill and Tower of Shadows.

Capitol Complex
Capitol Complex36.02 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

Capitol Complex located in the sector-1 of Chandigarh city in India is a government compound designed by the architect Le Corbusier[1] and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is spread over an area of around 100 acres and is a prime manifestation of Chandigarh's architecture. It comprises three buildings, three monuments and a lake, including the Palace of Assembly or Legislative Assembly, Secretariat, High Court, Open Hand Monument, Geometric Hill and Tower of Shadows.

Open Hand Monument
Open Hand Monument36.15 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

Open hand Monument is a symbolic structure designed by the architect Le Corbusier and located in the Capitol Complex of the Indian city and union territory of Chandigarh. It is the emblem or symbol of the Government of Chandigarh and symbolizes "the hand to give and the hand to take; peace and prosperity, and the unity of mankind

HIGH COURT
HIGH COURT36.36 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

The court building is known as the Palace of Justice. Designed by Le Corbusier, it and several of his other works were inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in July 2016. This is the common High Court for Indian states of Haryana and Punjab and Union Territory of Chandigarh based in Chandigarh, India.

Rock Garden, Chandigarh
Rock Garden, Chandigarh36.43 KMs away from Archaeological Museum Rupnagar

a sculpture garden founded by Nek Chand Saini, a government official who started the garden secretly in his spare time in 1957. Today it is spread over an area of 40 acres (16 ha). It is completely built of industrial and home waste and discarded items.