Sight Seeing Attraction

The district of Rupnagar is named after its district headquarters, the town of Rupnagar. Formerly known as Ropar, the town of Rupnagar is said to have been founded by a Raja called Rokeshar, who ruled during the 11th century and named it after his son Rup Sen. The town is of considerable antiquity. Recent excavations and explorations conducted at Rupnagar indicate that the first civilized folk to settle here were the Harappans, who apparently reached the upper Satluj towards the close of third millenium B.C. The Rupnagar lies strategically at the neck of India and in the state of Punjab. The famous destinations which are worth seeing in Punjab are :

The Golden Temple Amritsar Virast-e-Khalsa

The conference organizers are also planning to arrange to a tour to these destinations for the participants. Further, as everyone from south or outside must cross Delhi, the tourist locations at Delhi can be covered in transit. The famous tourist attractions in and around Delhi which are in UNESCOs’ world heritage list:

The Red Fort The Taj Mahal