Before going for your Patiala vacation, be familiar with where you must visit during the
It is one of the important tourist attractions of Patiala. This Qila was built by Maharaja
Ala Singh in the year 1764. It was originally made as a mud fort or kachi garhi. Then,
made as pacca qila after his conquest of Sirhind. He constructed the qila by using the
octroi received from the merchandise, passing through his territory of the GT Road.
Sheesh Mahal or the Palace of Mirrors is another famous tourist attraction in Patiala.
It flaunts the utter grandeur of the royal Maharajas of the erstwhile princely state
of Patiala. The palace has been named so, owing to its exquisite interior, which is
completely flamboyant with mirrors and colorful glasses, along with the beautiful floral
motifs painted on the walls.
Located 6 KM from the city of Patiala, Bahadurgah Fort is a famous tourist attraction of
Punjab. The fort was constructed in the year 1658, by Nawab Saif Khan and was called
Saifabad. Later, Maharaja Amar Singh restored this fort and renamed it as 'Bahadurgah
Moti Bagh Palace:
The construction of this palace began during the reign of Maharaja Narinder Singh and
completed under 'Maharaja Bhupinder Singh', in the early 20th century. At present,
this old palace houses 'National Institute for Sports'. Set in a landscaped garden with
terraces, a Sheesh Mahal and water channels, the Palace depicts Rajasthan-style
jharokhas and chhatris.
Jalau Khana & Sard Khana:
The Jalau Khana is a small two storied building with a central hall that has been built in
Late Colonial style, where regalia were displayed. On the other hand, the Sard Khana
provides an escape from the summer heat. There is a deep well inside it, which acts as
a wind tunnel, giving cool air into the ground-floor rooms and the basement.
Goddess Kali Temple:
This temple was built by Maharaja Bhupinder Singh and houses 6-feet statue of the
Goddess brought from Bengal to Patiala. The temple is visited by both Hindus and Sikh
devotees from nearby cities as well.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Rajendra Palace, Lachman Jhoola, Baradari Gardens, Bir Moti Bagh, Shahi Samadhan
and Rajendra Tank are some of the famous tourist attractions of Patiala.