An awesome and memorable weekend trip at the Royal city of Punjab-Patiala
Patiala is known as the Royal city of Punjab. It is one of the cleaner and greener cities of Punjab with quite less pollution as compared to other cities of Punjab. Weekend vacation for Patiala is a nice plan as it has a lot of tourist attractions and places which are worth visiting. It is very famous for its cuisine and royalty. It is sometimes referred as city of Maharajas. It has an average height of 250 meters (820 feet). Some of the most popular things of Patiala are Patiala salwar, Punjabi traditional jutti which is a traditional Punjabi footwear and Patiala peg which is a measure of liquor.
It is quite nearer to the Queen city, Chandigarh which makes it even stronger tourist attraction. The traffic is quite managed in Patiala and has nice roads. This city is quite famous for 10 gates which were constructed here by the prince who used to rule this city in earlier years. These gates are Darshani gate which is the Main entrance of Qila Mubarak, Lahori gate, Sheranwala gate, Nabha gate, Safabadi gate, Sunami gate, Samana gate, Top Khana gate, Sirhind gate and Ghalori gate. Since the independence of India, Patiala has been given the title of most educated city of Punjab. It has the famous Thapar University which is one of the top ranked colleges in our country. It also has the famous Punjabi University and Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law.
Weekend vacation for Patiala can be utilized to cover all the major tourist attractions in Patiala namely Quila Mubarak complex, Sheesh Mahal, Baradari gardens, National Institute of Sports and Dukhnivaran Gurudwara. Quila Mubarak is one of the famous tourist attractions in Patiala. It covers the 10 acres of area and is famous for its Mughal and Rajasthani architectural style. It has various rooms which have awesome fresco paintings and an eye catching decoration with mirrors. If you want a totally green place in Patiala, then its Baradari gardens. You can enjoy the lush green carpet of Baradari gardens in a very pleasant weather. It also has a statue of Maharaja Rajindera Singh. This city attracts a lot of Sikh pilgrims as it famous gurudwaras like Dukhnivaran. The Dukhnivaran Gurudwara is the second most famous Gurudwara in Punjab after Golden temple. It is quite beautiful from inside and provides inner peace. It also has a facility of stay for pilgrims.
In a weekend vacation for Patiala, you can enjoy every segment of tourist attractions like historical, religious, natural places and also shopping markets and malls. The city has got all sources of entertainment including Omaxe mall and Dhillon Fun world which is a famous amusement park. Foodies would be greatly satisfied in a weekend vacation for Patiala as it has got awesome food destinations like Jaggi sweets, Gopal sweets and has a retail store of every famous food chain like Dominos, McDonald’s, Subway and Pizza hut.
In a weekend vacation for Patiala, you can enjoy awesome stay at 3 star hotels in the city like Iqbal Inn.