Patiala was an important town before patition as it was the capital city of the princely states. The gardens and magnificent forts are worth a visit. Qila Androon, Sheesh Mahal, Moti Bagh Palace, Baradari Garden, Art Galleries and National Institute of Sports are a must see.
Colourful Parandis, Nalas, Chunnies and Patiala Jutties embroidered in Gold Thread and Phulkari Motifs are unique handicarafts of Patiala.
How to reach
By Air - The nearest airport is Chandigarh (67 kms)
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October marks the beginning of the winter season in Punjab. Winters are chilly, as the temperature dips to 0 degrees(night). The Summers stretch from April till June and is hot and dry with temperatures rising to 45°C. The monsoons are from July to September.