If you are planning to go somewhere in Punjab, then this time, definitely visit these major tourist places of Patiala.
Patiala Peg! You must have heard this word many times. Well, today we are going to mention not just about this Patiala Peg but some of the best places in the city of Patiala. Patiala is an important city of Punjab and a centre of attraction for tourists. It is the fourth largest city of Punjab. Cultured with cultural heritage and customs, the city is in many ways an ideal tourist destination for tourists. It is said about this city that it was ruled by Mughal and Rajput rulers for years, perhaps because of this, you will see many such ancient Mughal and Rajput palaces. A large number of tourists come to visit this city. Let us know about some beautiful places here.
Sheesh, Mahal is a famous palace and major tourist destination of Patiala. This palace was built by Maharaja Narendra Singh around 1847. The attraction of this palace is also known as 'Palace of Mirrors' or 'Palace of Mirrors' due to the stained glass and glasswork. There is also a lake near this palace, and there is also a swing on this lake, which is known as 'Lakshman Jhula'. Many cultural programs are also organized here every year.
Gurudwara sri dukh nivaran sahib
Whenever it comes to religious places in Punjab, the name of Golden Temple comes first, but the Sri Dukh Nivaran Sahib Gurdwara of Patiala is also no less in this case. Here people who follow different religions come with full devotion and faith. It is said that whichever devotee takes a dip in the pond near it with full devotion, and then his sufferings will go away. It is also said that especially here newly married couples come to visit.
Bir Motibagh Wildlife Sanctuary
Apart from Mughal, Rajput palace and Gurudwara in Patiala, you can also visit the Bir Motibagh Wildlife Sanctuary. This sanctuary is about 5 kilometres from the main city. Peacock, myna and lion are said to be the main animals in this sanctuary. A deer park is also present inside it. You can go for a walk with permission from the local administration to roam inside it. This place is very special for nature lovers.
This fort on the outskirts of Patiala city is one of the major places for tourists. It is said that this palace was built by the first Nawab Saif Khan here in the 17th century. It is also believed about this palace that Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh Guru, lived in this palace, due to which the palace was named Bahadurgarh Fort. In this palace, you will also get to see an amazing specimen of Islamic and Rajput architecture.
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