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Karnal Lake, Karnal

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Karna Lake is a major tourist attraction in the Karnal district of Haryana. It is located at a distance of 125 km from both Chandigarh and Delhi, thus serving as a midway halt while traveling between the two cities on the famous Grand Trunk Road. Folklore has it that Karna, a famous character from Indian history, who played a major role in the war of Mahabharat, used to bathe in this lake. It was at this spot that he gave away his protective armor to Indra, the Godfather of Arjuna, Karna's arch-enemy. It is surmised that the city of Karnal derives its name from Karna-Taal, which translates to Karna Lake. That may also be the reason for Karnal to be called the City of Karna in local parlance.
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  • This is situated just outskirts o the karnal in the karnal chandigarh road. You can spend evening with your family here. You can enjoy boating here. Restaurants are also available where you can dine a...  more »
  • Went with my group of friends, first time visiting beautiful city Karnal. It is a serene place to see. Birds and huge trees around.  more »
  • I have visited with my wife and our friends. We go there by my friend's car from Delhi. It is approximately 140 km from Delhi and journey is very comfortable. Lake is very big and mostly covered by tr...  more »

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