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About karnal

Karnal is a wonderful little city in the state of Haryana, India. Teeming with natural beauty and a rich and interesting history. The city is famous for its lush gardens, complemented by a prominent manufacturing industry. Its proximity to the cities of Delhi and Chandigarh is an added advantage, which gives the city a touch of cosmopolitanism. Liberty Shoes, a famous shoe manufacturing company, is headquartered in Karnal. \r\n\r\nThe city is home to several top research institutions including Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR), Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (CSSRI), National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) Directorate of Wheat Research (DWR). Karnal has its fair share of interesting places to visit. The scenic Karnal Lake, named after the legendary Mahabharata character Karna, is just 15 min away from the city. Historical places such as the magnificent Karnal Fort (named after Karna from the Mahabharata), Cantonment Church Tower, Mughal Sarai, etc. represent the conquests of mighty dynasties in the past. Those who are on a spiritual quest can visit Gurudwara Manji Sahib and Sita Mai Temple.

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  • Best time to visit karnal Like other cities in Haryana, Karnal experiences extreme weather conditions, though the winters are more beara...Read More
  • How to reach karnal Karnal does not have an airport, but the nearest airports are just 140 and 131 km away at Delhi and Chandigarh...Read More
  • Transport In karnal Local buses are uncommon in Karnal, as it is a small city. However, you can make use of intercity private and ...Read More
  • People of karnal As per the census of 2011, the population of Karnal is 286,827. Hinduism (90.85%) is the predominant religion,...Read More
  • Languages of karnal Hindi is the most widely-spoken language in Karnal. Other languages spoken by the people include Haryanvi, Pun...Read More
  • History of karnal Karnal has a history that dates back to the 18th century. However, it is believed that Karn from the Hindu epi...Read More
  • Culture of karnal Karnal has a rich cultural heritage. The festivals are celebrated with great enthusiasm and joy. Teej is one o...Read More
  • Weather of karnal Karnal has a local steppe climate. The summers are hot and dry, whereas the winters are cold. The warmest mont...Read More
  • Map of karnal Karnal is located in Karnal district, in the state of Haryana in northern India. The city is located just 119 ...Read More

Best Places to visit in karnal

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Karna Lake

Karna Lake

Water Bodies

Spend approx 3 hours

Karna Lake is situated on Grand Trunk Road, the national highway....
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Kalander Shah Tomb

Kalander Shah Tomb

Heritage

Spend approx 2 hours

Kalander Shah Tomb was built to commemorate the kind service of B...
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Miran Sahib Tomb

Miran Sahib Tomb

Heritage

Spend approx 2 hours

Miran Sahib Tomb was built in the remembrance of Syed Mohammad, w...
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Gurdwara Manji Sahib

Gurdwara Manji Sahib

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

Gurdwara Manji Sahib is of great historical and religious signifi...
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Neelkanth Star Dhaba

Neelkanth Star Dhaba

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 600

Welcome to Neelkanth Star Dhaba, a pure vegetarian restaurant in ...
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Pizzicato

Pizzicato

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 450

Pizzicato is situated on GT road inside Dyal Singh Colony and is ...
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Little Italy Cafe

Little Italy Cafe

Dhaba

Cost for Two - INR 350

What a Cafe! This is the first thing that comes to your mind as y...
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Sagar Ratna

Sagar Ratna

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 400

One of the most popular eating joints in Karnal, Sagar Ratna serv...
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Karna Lake Restaurant and Bar

Karna Lake Restaurant and Bar

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 800

Karna Lake Restaurant & Bar is a lakeview bar that is a popul...
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Vatika Bar and Restaurant

Vatika Bar and Restaurant

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 650

The in-house bar of the Vatika Restaurant, Vatika Bar is a wonder...
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Popular Flights To karnal

    • DELDelhi
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    • Go Air
      G8-184
    • 09:50 11:10
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    • 07:00 11:10
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    • 04h 10m
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    • 07:35 11:50
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    • 04h 15m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,000
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    • 01h 15m
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