patiala Travel Guide

Welcome to Patiala

Introduction 
Patiala is famous for its rich cultural heritage and tradition which depicts the visage and ethos of Patiala city. Patiala is the fourth largest city of Punjab. The city is located around the Qila Mubarak. It was constructed by Sardar Lakhna and Baba Ala Singh in 1763.

Known for

Patiala Peg

Patiala Suit

Punjabi jutti

Paranda

Turban

Patialashahi Salwar

Origin of the city 
In the Yester time Patiala was ruled by the Ruler Maharaja Narendra Singh ji (1845-1862), who fortified the city of Patiala by constructing Ramparts and Ten Gates Around it. Now days, The Royal House of Maharaja is headed by Captain Amarinder Singh, Mahendra Bahadur of Patiala who also served as the chief Minister of Punjab with time span from 2002 to 2007 and they are also considered as the political icons in Patiala and is has a strong hold of Indian National Congress (INA). 


Location 
Patiala is located at 30.32°N 76.40°E.During the short existence of PEPSU, Patiala served as its Capital City. It is the fact that during the reign of Maharajas, Patiala state extended from Narnaul, Hissar of Haryana State to Kandaghat and Chail in Himachal Pardesh.


Accommodation
Patiala has a few budget and 3-star hotels. However, Chandigarh, Ludhiana and Jalandhar, both over an hour's drive away, offer varied options, including deluxe hotels.

Universities & Colleges

Thappar University

Punjabi university

Rajiv Gandhi National university of Law

Mohinder College

Multani Mal Modi College

Government Medical College

Yadavindra Public School

Sports hub

Netaji subash National Institute of Sports.

Raja Bhalindra Sports Complex.

Rink hall for roller Skating.

National institute of sports.

Places to visit 

Gurudwara Dukh Niwaran Sahib

Gurudwara Moti Bagh

Bhadurgarh Fort

Quila Mubarak Complex

Sheesh Mahal

Baradari garden

Area 3,625 km²
Population 850987
Language Punjabi
Pin Code 147001

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