Most beautiful villages in Punjab
Punjab is considered one of the prettiest states in India, showcasing the true rural side of the country. The beautiful state is blessed with fertile lands and scenic beauty, coupled with welcoming smiles of the people here. Punjab is also home to some of the best villages in the country. Once you enter any of the villages and look at the swaying mustard fields, smell the fragrance of shudh desi ghee, you’ll never want to leave the place again!
The beautiful Longowal village came into existence because of Baba Alla Singh but it gained prominence only after Sant Harchand Singh Longowal became an active politician in Punjab. The place today has established itself on the national level by setting up the Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology. The village has some amazing dhabas, serving mouth watering parathas with homemade butter.
Toosa is beautiful beyond words. This small village in Ludhiana district of Punjab is nearly 23 km south of Ludhiana city. The village is known for its fertile land and mustard fields. If you wish to relish some buttermilk with sarson ka saag and makke ki roti, Toosa is just for you.
Situated in Ropar district, Dadhi is a small yet significant village in Punjab set on the banks of the Sutlej River. The village is considered a sacred place for the Sikhs, as it is said that Guru Nanak once visited the village and Guru Hargobind spent his last few years close to the village.
Chogawan village is around 20 km from Amritsar in Punjab. This is the village one needs to visit if they wish to experience the real essence of Punjab. Agriculture is the only occupation here.
Another scenic and historic village town in Punjab is Baba Bakala, which is famous for being home to the renowned Gurdwara Baba Bakala Sahib. The village was originally called Bakkan-Wala or Town of the Deer. The name was shortened later and became Bakala. The village was basically a mound, where deer used to graze.