Historical places to visit when in Patiala
Patiala believes as the vibrant city of India. The hub of education and NRI’s, it has achieved a soft corner in the heart of its visitors. When in Patiala, a visitor can reach many places and enjoys the beauty of it.
Qila Mubarak Complex
‘Fort of Triumph’ in English, Qila Mubarak traces its history back to 200 years. This insignia of Sikh culture and history stands tall surviving many a attack during different reigns.
Qila Androon is one of the two palaces of Qila Mubarak. Qila Androon or interior complex is one of main palaces where royal family put up. The architecture of this historical building is inspired by Rajasthani and Moghul style.
Rang Mahal and Sheesh Mahal
These two Mehals palaces are parts of Qila Androon. A special attraction of these palaces is the beautiful frescoes they are etched with.
Moti Bagh Palace
Moti Bagh Palace once served as the residence of Royal Family, now houses National Institute for Sports.
A look-alike of lakshman jhoola in Rishikesh, Lachman Jhoola is a suspension bridge which connects Sheesh mehal and Bansar Ghar with each-other.
Mall road comes alive with with fountains, temples, government offices, magnificent paved walkways and cinema theatres.
Gurudwara Dukhniwaran Sahib
Located in Lehal, a small village, Gurudwara Dukhniwaran Sahib is named so when Guru Teg Bahadur went there to relieve this village of a long-plaguing sickness.
Located on the mall road, this temple is devoted to Incarnation of Kali Mata, Goddess Durga.
Originally known as Saifabad and renamed as Bahadurgarh, this places was visited by 9th Sikh Guru Teg Baghadur during his travels.
This antique place is believed to have been an abode of maternal grandfather of Rama.
Posted by Adam Martin 4/10/15