Panipat Information

The historic city on the banks of the river Yamuna is known for the three battles which changed the course of Indian history.  The first battle was fought on 26 April 1526, between Babur and Ibrahim Lodhi, the Sultan of Delhi.  Ibrahim Lodhi was defeated and the Mughal rule started in India.  The second battle was between Bairma Khan, the guardian of young Akbar and Hemu on November 5, 1556.  While the third battle took place on 13 January, 1761 between Ahmad Shah Abdali, the Afghan ruler and the Marathas.  The Marathas were defeated and they lost their influence in Northern India.
Panipat is now popularly referred as the ‘weaver’s city’, due its world renowned handloom industry.  It is also an important industrial centre and is also famous for the pickles called as ‘Pachranga Achar’.

Ibrahim Lodhi’s Tomb

Ibrahim Lodhi was killed in the battle of painpat.  The simple rectangular headstoneon a high platform marks the grave of Ibrahim Lodhi.  It was renovated by the British in 1866.

Kabuli Shah Mosque

It was built by Babur after defeating Ibrahim Lodhi.  When Humayun defeated Salim Shah, he built a platform around the mosque.

Abu Ali Kalandar Dargah

It commemorates a famous Muslim saint.  Other attractions are Jain temples, relics of a fort and park.

Panipat Distance Guide

Panipat Bhiwani 119 km
Panipat Chandigarh 161 km
Panipat Delhi 85 km
Panipat Faridabad 115 km
Panipat Gurgaon 116 km
Panipat Hisar 131 km
Panipat Jind 64 km
Panipat Karnal 34 km
Panipat Kurukshetra 70 km
Panipat Mahendragarh 189 km
Panipat Narnaul 215 km
Panipat Ambala 117 km
Panipat Rewari 151 km
Panipat Rohtak 72 km
Panipat Sirsa 221 km
Panipat Sonipat 45 km