Coordinates: 30.327200 76.402702
Patiala - princely city of Punjab
Patiala is renowned as a princely city of Punjab. Situated at an attitude of about 25 meters above the sea level on the south-eastern region, this is a prominent tourism destination.
To be found in the Patiala district of Punjab, the city has many interesting attractions one can enjoy visiting during his trip to Patiala. You can witness huge monuments, historical structures, forts and parks in its vicinity. Once you reach the city, the foremost thing that one cannot keep his eyes away from is the splendid Moti Bagh Palace. Built in the year 1847, it still manages to sustain its charm and splendor. The marvelous deign and effortless artwork of its workers, in addition to its location, makes it a perfect landmark to be visited in the city.
You can also see another famous attraction of this city, which is the Qila Androon. It is another, picturesque structure, which was built under the surveillance of two different schools of architecture. This building alone represents the history and amazing architecture of Punjab, which is a perfect mixture of Rajasthani and Mughal elements.
For tourists who are interested in exploring its glorious past, the town has some fine pieces of art work in its vicinity, namely the Rang Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal. You can see the famous fresco work on its walls, windows and exquisite wall paintings that connect you to its past. Last but not the least, a feature which makes it prominent among other cities of Punjab is its famous printing press. Patiala is well known as ‘city of newspapers’ and serves as the second major media center in Punjab.