Sonepat is well-recognized as a perfect picnic package for visitors where they can find different flavors of food, culture and heritage. As far as tourist places are concerned, this place is known for few popular attractions like Khwaja Khizr Tomb, Mosque of Abdullah Nasir-ud-Din, Murthal Dhabas et al.
Sonepat is situated close to the city of New Delhi. Enjoyed special attention from Mughal rulers, this place is surrounded with architectural structures. It can be said that Sonepat travel guide is incomplete without mentioning its rich cultural and spiritual legacy.
Tourist Attractions of Sonepat
Let's now take a look on few tourist attractions of Sonepat city...
Khwaja Khizr Tomb in Sonepat
The Khwaja Khizr tomb was built by the saint and son of Darya Khan who lived there during Ibrahim Lodhi rule. It was built between 1522 and 1525 AD. Stands on an elevated platform, this structure is one of the few monuments where sandstone and kankar blocks were used in its construction. The ceiling of the building is made of multicolor floral designs. It has a cenotaph chamber, which is surrounded by a dome-shaped structure resting on a small drum of octagonal shape. Surrounded by four acres of gardens, this monument is now under the protection of Archaeological Survey of India.
Abdullah Nasir Ud Din Mosque of Sonepat
Situated on the outskirts of Sonepat and national highway, the mosque of Abdullah Nasir-ud-Din is recognized as one of the oldest Muslim shrines in North India. It was built for giving great dedication to saint Abdullah Nasir-ud-Din who was the successor of Mushid of Iran.
Popular Eating Joints in Sonepat
The world famous Murthal dhabas offer delicious paranthas of potato, onion, cauliflower and many more with dollops of butter and lassi. Tourists visiting this place can have these at reasonable prices here.
The popular Murthal Haveli is known for its punjabi cuisines that reflect the mood of tourists. People not only from different states in India visit this place but also foreigners take complete pleasure in trying Indian flavors of food and culture.
The samosas and peede of Ram Kishen sweets and Pyaare ke peede respectively can also be tried. Even the famous restaurant of Vatika group named Pind Baluchi is located just opposite to the Haveli.
Top Attractions of Sonepat
There are other popular tourist places including Baba Dham Temple, Shani Temple, Radha Krishna Temple, Methodist Mission Church, Kali Mata Temple, Jain Temple and Gurudwara Shri Tegh Bahadur.