Karnal or the Home of Karna, a prime character of the Hindu mythology Mahabharata, is now a part of the northern Indian state of Haryana. Karnal is also the institutional hub of some important educational institutions like CSSRI (Central Soil Salinity Research Institute), DWR (Directorate of Wheat Research), IARI (Indian Agricultural Research Institute) and NDRI (National Dairy Research Institute). With the river Yamuna flowing on the western side of it Karnal is a fertile land. It is also known as the ‘Rice Bowl of India’ for being the producer of Basmati rice of premium quality. Apart from its rice production Karnal also leads in production of wheat and milk. Karnal is the midpoint of Delhi and Chandigarh on National Highway 1(NH1), also known the Grand Trunk Road. Karnal has witnessed reigns of many rulers that have come and gone but the city stands still and speaks the stories of the past and evolution of India with time. Here is a list of top 5 places that are a must see when in Karnal.