Punjab Royal Splendour - Patiala

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To check out what the Punjab royalty lived like in the past, Mandy and Bobby decided to visit the Patiala palace - the largest residential mansions in Asia. A former princely state, Patiala is still testimony to the lavish life-style of the erstwhile princes of Punjab.

 

Royal Splendour
Punjab

PATIALA

 

Highlights:

 

Qila Mubarak - the original fort complex built in 1763, houses all the main buildings and palaces of the Patiala rulers.

 

Qila Androon - this is the large palace complex with 10 courtyards, and many decorated rooms and mahals.

 

Rang Mahal and Sheesh Mahal - these are the two most spectacular mahals with frescoes and mirror work on the walls. Sheesh Mahal has a gallery of miniature paintings.

 

Durbar Hall - a dazzling assembly hall with chandeliers, carved balconies and murals, this is now a museum.

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