The ancient history city, Panipat is the proud part of Haryana state. It is the foremost historic city of importance after Delhi and is a battleground town close to the banks of the river, Yamuna. Panipat is positioned on the higher ground made up of the wreckage of earlier settlements. Panipat is popular in the country by the name of ‘City of Weaver’. The city is bordered by Karnal, Sonipat, Jind as well as the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Further, it is said that, before the battle of Mahabharat, Panipat was one of the five villages demanded by Pandavas from Duryodhana. Also, the initial canto of the Bhagavad Gita is probably referencing to Panipat as the famous Dharmakshetra.
Panipat is a well known destination in the Indian state of Haryana. The Panipat museum is one of the chief attractions in the region, and this museum houses many must see pieces of contemporary art and craft.
A famous pilgrim destination in Panipat is the Devi temple, which is a beautiful site, and an architectural marvel. The tomb of Bu Ali Shah Kalandar is also worth a visit.