Tourist Places Attractions in Patiala Punjab
"Pagg", "Peg", "Paranda" and "Juti". All these words are synonymous with Patiala. Patiala is a famous city of Punjab and India.
Patiala is also a favourite place for sports persons because of the world class facilities and trainers.
Moti Bagh Palace is a famous attraction in Patiala. It is a historical palace built in 19th century. It is built on the lines of Shalimar Bagh of Lahore. Moti Bagh is a house for National Institute of Sports and the Art Gallery now.
Patiala was a princely state of India and has rich heritage and culture. It was one of the richest states in India prior to Independence.
Patiala in Punjab boasts of unique Punjabi shoes, golden and silver shoes that are embroidered in various patterns and colours to match different dresses.
Patiala is also famous for silver and gold embroidered "naalas" or pyjama strings.
Patiala parandhas (women weave them at the end of their plaits or braids) are world famous. Another attractions are Phulkaris in Patiala which can only be described as embroidered epics and its vegetarian and non- vegetarian royal cuisine are must buys in Patiala.
How to Reach Patiala
By Air: Nearest Airports are Chandigarh and Amritsar and flights between Delhi Amritsar, and Chandigarh Delhi are available daily.
By Rail: Patiala is well connected with all important tourist places in Northern India by Railway.
By Road: Frequent buses ply from all the major cities of Punjab, Himachal, Haryana and Delhi.