Patiala

Patiala is a fourth largest city of Punjab and is famous for its Patiala Shahi Turbon

Tour Patiala in Punjab

Patiala is a fourth largest city of Punjab and is famous for its Patiala Shahi Turbon

Patiala is a fourth largest city of Punjab. It is Located arround 'Qila Mubaral'. Patiala is famous for its 'Patiala Shahi Turbon', 'Pranda', 'Patiala Salwar', 'Punjabi Jutti'. It was established by Baba Ala Singh in 1763.
Patiala is famous for its traditional turban, paranda (tassled tag for braids) and jutti (footwear). Built around a castle known as the Qila Mubarak meaning, it is located 65 km away from Chandigarh.
Qila Mubarak that stands on a 10-acre ground in the heart of the city, contains the main palace, the guesthouse and the durbar hall. The castle itself is a great example of Mughal and Rajasthani styles of architecture and each of its 10 courtyards are unique in size and character. The principal residence of the Patiala royals before the construction of the Old Moti Bagh palace, the bazaar borders the streets that run around the Qila and stalls selling ornaments, juttis and parandas can be found.
The Sheesh Mahal is another tourist attraction in Patiala. Literally meaning the palace of mirrors, it is a small part of the Old Moti Bagh Palace that was built in the 19th century by the Maharajas. The Lakshman Jhula, a bridge that runs across the lake is the highlight of the Mahal. The Mahal also has a museum housing the largest collection of medals that were collected by Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, the ruling King of the princely state of Patiala from 1900-1938.

Main attractions in Patiala
Gurdwara Dukh Niwaran Sahib
Gurdwara Moti Bagh Sahib
Qila Mubarat
Shesh Mahal
Bahadurgarh Fort
Maa Kali Devi Mandir

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