User-friendly guide to the sights and monuments of Punjab and its capital Chandigarh, with maps, full background information on Indian history, culture and religions, and eating and accommodation tips. Includes Le Corbusier's planned city of Chandigarh, the Golden Temple at Amritsar (holiest site of the Sikh religion) and the former princely states of Kapurthala, Patiala and Faridkot.
This is a chapter from Blue Guide India: the best guide for the independent traveller to India's art, architecture and history. Superb maps, detailed practical information. Written by the BBC's Sam Miller.
According to William Dalrymple who wrote the foreword: "I can vouch for its accuracy and novelty ¬ the Indian guide which reaches the long-forgotten wonders ignored by other guides, and the best possible guide to off-the-beaten-track India."