Some of the major tourist spots of Panipat District are mentioned below -
Panipat Museum: Panipat Museum was established by 'The Battle of Panipat Memorial Society' under the state government of Haryana. Panipat Museum has been established for disseminating information about archaeology, history, art and crafts of Haryana with special emphasis on the Battles of Panipat which marked the turning point in Indian history. The display of antiquities, inscription, sculptures, arms and armours, pottery, old and valuable documents, jewellery and art and craft objects, have been augmented by maps, write-ups, photographs, etc. The main idea behind setting-up of this Museum is to create awareness among the visitors about the three successive battles of Panipat which virtually changed the course of history of the country.
Panipat: Panipat is a historic city. Excavations have revealed the existence of early Aryan settlements at the place. Panipat was one of the five disputed 'Prasthas' during the war of Mahabharata. Panipat has always been politically as well as administratively significant in the past. It strategic location has made Panipat the scene of some of the historical battles in Indian history. Under the patronage of the Muslim rulers, Panipat emerged as a centre of Sufi saints and Muslim scholars.
Grave of Ibrahim Lodhi: The tomb is situated at a short distance from Panipat. Ibrahim Lodhi fought with Babur, in First Battle of Panipat and was buried at this place. Much later, British rulers erected a plain platform over the place, with a short Urdu inscription on it.
Kabuli Bagh Mosque: Kabuli Bagh Mosqueand a tank were built by Babur after the first battle in order to commemorate his victory over Ibrahim Lodhi. Some years later when Humayun defeated Salem Shah near Panipat, he added a stone platform to it and called it 'Chabutra Fateh Mubarak'. These building and the garden still exist under the name of Kabuli Bagh called so after Babur's wife - Mussammat Kabuli Begum.
Devi Temple: A temple dedicated to local deity exists on the bank of a large tank. Moreover, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is believed to have been built by Maratha named Mangal Raghunath who had remained in Panipat after the battle, also exists besides it.
Salar Gunj Gate: This gate is situated in the middle of Panipat city. It has great historical importance.
Tomb of Bu-Ali Shah Kalandar: Seven hundred years old this tomb is known as Dargah of Shah Kalandar Khizar Khan son of Ala-ud-din Khilji who got this tomb constructed. Moreover, there are tombs of Hakim Mukaram Khan and Khawaja Altaf Hussain Hali in the premises of this tomb. Hali was a great Urdu poet. A large number of people visit this site and offer prayers here on every Thursday.
Shri Ram Sharnam, Panipat: Shri Ram Sharnam is a religious centre that stands as an emblem of supreme devotion to Lord Rama. The grace and dignity of its congregation halls and its atmosphere suffused with devotion attract devotees in large numbers.
The country side is no less famous than the city of Panipat as it offers remnants of various buildings and structure of archaeological interest. All these sites are worth exploring.