Kapurthala Punjab Travel Information Tourist Guide
The city of Kapurthala was namd after a semi legendary Rajput from Jaisalmer Rana Kapur. Kapurthala was established in the early 11th century when Rana Kapur arrived here.
Location of Kapurthala
Kapurthala city in Punjab is located between Jalandhar and Amritsar in the North Central Punjab. Distance of Kapurthala is around 205 Km from Chandigarh and around 390 Km from Delhi.
How to Reach Kapurthala
Kapurthala can be reached by bus and trains. Nearest airport is Amritsar (80Km). Kapurthala is well connected by road from all the parts of Punjab and neighboring states.
From Delhi GT Karnal National Highway will lead you to Chandigarh via Ambala.
Route to Kapurthala from Chandigarh – NH64 to Rajpura, NH1 to Kartarpur via Ludhiana, Phagwara and Jalandhar.
Best time to visit Kapurthala is between October and March.
Punjab Tourism, SCO No. 2917/18, Sector 22 C Chandigarh.
Tel – 0172 2711878
Punjab Tourist Information Centre
Room Nos. 214-215, Kanishka Shopping Plaaza, 19 Ashoka Road New Delhi
Tel – 011 23343055
Famous tourist spots of Kapurthala are New Palace, Villa Buena Vista, Kanjli Lake, State Gurudwara, State Masjid etc.
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