Patiala Travel Guide

Patiala is an exciting and thrilling city of Punjab. It displays the royal legacy with its rich culture and traditions. Patiala city was founded in the year 1764 Patiala, socially, political, artistic, cultural and military areas, was established by Baba Ala Singh.

This vibrant city is situated in the south-eastern part of Punjab. This city was the capital of the ancient Punjab of British India. Patiala is famous for its peg, paranda, pagri and jutti. If you are single and are in India or you are drinking with an Indian, surely the world has to face 'Patiala Peg'. The word 'Patiala peg' is used for liquor when it is served twice or twice as normal or unexpectedly.

The entire city of Patiala is full of various beautiful and majestic palaces, forts and gardens. It also displays some popular places that is located in the vicinity of the city. Some of the most important historical sites include Fort Mubarak Fort, Moti Bagh Palace, Darbar Hall, Lachman Jhula, Kali Mandir, etc.


Tourism in Patiala

Patiala Cuisine Patiala food enthusiasts provide ample options. This city is famous for its rich dishes and meat products. Patiala is just attractive when it comes to food, from dishes cooked in exotic chicken to mutter-paneer and corn-roti. A delicious curry of mutter paneer peas and homemade cottage cheese cubes, while a traditional pan is covered with a patch of freshly made butter in northern India, a fried corn bread is fresh. Kulfi, flavored sweet with cardamom and taste with milk, the version of ice cream is more typical of India! Rasa Maii Sweet-tasting Ricotta Paneer Pie is a dip in syrupy, thick milk and soft cardamom.

Patiala Attractions: The city offers many attractive sites for travellers, especially those who are architecture fans. The mysterious Gurudwara Dukhniwaran Sahib was built through generous donations of the residents of Lehal villages of their land. Try to go to this place, because it is believed that when you pray in this place, you will feel free from grief and sorrow. Maharaja Bhupinder Singh built of Kali Mata Temple and brought the statue of Goddess Kali from Bengal to this city which is one of the major tourist attraction place for Hindu and Sikh Devotees.

Or, stop by the Fort of Bahadurgarh Qila, known as East Saifabad, and see the magnificent fort built by Maharaja Karam Singh. Another exciting place is the architecture of the Izzlas-e-Khas, which is being used as the office of State Board of Electricity. It was deliberately made for the administrative secretariat of Punjab. Apart from this, among other Vastu parties, Vipul Moti Bagh Palace, attractive art gallery, Sheesh Mahal Palace and Colonial Rajendra are found in the greens of the Baradari Garden.

Patiala Traditional and Native Products: Patiala likewise has different beautiful products considering shape, size and color. You can choose to pander to the pretty, dynamically vivid parandis, the conventional handicraft utilized as adorned labels for interlacing hair. This stunning creation represents the abounding artistry of the Punjab individuals.

Patiala has various exotic products of all sizes and colors. You can choose to fiddle yourself with the beautiful and vibrant Parandays, the old-style craft which is used as a tag for braiding hair. This beautiful composition represents the abundant art of the people of Punjab.

You can wear jutti, indigenous shoes for which Patiala is also famous. Jutties are traditional slippers and are generally made of leather or inflated delicate different varieties of colors, and some are made of hand. To complete your original Punjabi dress, you can choose to buy Punjabi apparel, which carry embroidery bags or fruits as shawls. Baggy pants and long-standing suits come in various types of designs, colors and prices.

An Insight into Patiala Tourism

Places to visit in Patiala

Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports: Known as the "Mecca" of Indian Games, Netaji Subhash National Sports Institute is the biggest sports institute in Asia which is popularly known as NIS Patiala. This complex was built by the Maharaja of Patiala. Later this building was dedicated to the promotion of sports by its children. This institute has created many talented coaches who have demonstrated their efficiency and efficiency in preparing teams for international competitions.

This place was the home of the Maharaja of Patiala in past times. It is in the old Moti Bagh Palace, but today it is the academic wing of Sports Authority of India. On May 7, 1961, it was established by the Indian Government to provide training for the primary purpose of developing sports and training coaches in various sports. On January 23, 1973, it was renamed as Netaji Subhash National Sports Institute (NSNIS).

Temple of Kali Devi: One of the holy places among the people/pilgrims of the Hindus in the Indian state of Punjab, the Kali Devi temple in the city of Patiala is an incarnation of Hindu Goddess Durga-Kali Mata (Mother Kali) which is situated on the road to the commercial center of this city. the magnificent temple is situated next to the Birdy Garden next to the Rajendra Tank. This temple was built in the year 1936 in the last part of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh. The Maharaja had brought a six-foot statue of Kali Devi and "Pawan Jyoti" (holy flame) from eastern Indian city of Calcutta. This temple is an architectural miracle since the great days when the great rulers of Patiala ruled the city, which was a great promoter of art and culture.

Deer park: Deer Park is located in the post office. It is only 5-6 kilometers away from the main city. It is open every day except on Saturday. Anyone can park for a small fee. The best time to visit this park is between sunrise and sunset. There are green grass in the park, shade trees of many varieties and long body of water. This is a great place to find peace because it is well located outside the city and is free of pollution. Usually people go on a picnic and wander around this place. Children like wild animals in their surroundings.


Best Time to visit Patiala

The best time to go to Patiala is in winter from October to December and again in February. In January, there is very little temperature experience, so avoid this month is advised because there is no pleasant during this time. The temperature in summer is low at 43 ° C and 2 ° C in winter, which shows extreme weather conditions here. Patiala Heritage Festival is celebrated to showcase music, art, culture, dishes and sports. There is a Craft Fair in Sheesh Mahal, which is an excellent opportunity for local craftsmen to demonstrate their skills. This festival falls during the month of February. The festivals of Gurupura and Vaisakhi are celebrated here with great enthusiasm by the Sikh community.


How to Reach Patiala

How to Reach Patiala by Air: The nearest Airport to Patiala is Chandigarh International Airport which is two hour drive from Patiala. It is well connected to the major cities like Amritsar, New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Goa, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Leh which get regular flights of Air Mantra, Air India, Jagson Airlines, Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines.

How to reach Patiala by Train : Patiala railway is well connected with major cities like Ambala, Amritsar, Delhi, Dehradun, Bhatinda and Kalka via Shri Gangasagar Intercity, Amritsar - Mumbai Dadar Express, Barmer Haridwar Link Express and UA Toofan Express. You can get rail service from these major deatination.

How to reach Patiala by Road : Patiala has well connected roadway service with the major cities like Kalwa, Dittipur, Kharorha, Ambala, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Amritsar, Pathankot and so on. You can get regular bus service from these destinations through Punjab State Road Transport Corporation (PSRTC).

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