Sheesh Mahal - Things to Know Before Visiting
Old Moti Bagh, Moti Bagh, Patiala, Punjab 147001, India
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About Sheesh Mahal
This sprawling three-storied building, part-European and part-Mughal in appearance, was built by Maharaja Narendra Singh to provide a space for expression for the many artists, poets, and scholars who were in his court. It has a remarkable collection of paintings and so many sculptures etc Now it serves as a museum.
Attractions Near Sheesh Mahal
A huge palalce in Patiala which is also known as Pearl garden palace. The Old Moti Bagh Palace and New Moti Bagh Palace were built respectively by Maharaja Narinder Singh. The facade has Rajasthan-style jharokas and chhatris, and the palace is set in a beautiful garden with terraces, water channels and a Sheesh Mahal.
This is is Asia’s biggest Sports Institute, situated in Patiala city. This institute is housed in the Old Moti Bagh Palace of the erstwhile royal family of Patiala State,
Temple which is devoted to the Godess Kali. This magnificient temple is located infront of the Baradari garden. It was built by the late Maharaja Bhupinder Singh in 1936. Architecturally this temple is very famous and a lot of devotees visit this place every year.
A famous gurdwara located in the Patiala city and This place is known to offer strength and motivation to people who are facing hardships in life. There is a beautiful pond nearby and there are so many beliefs based on this pond. This gurdwara is always crowded with pilgrims and other tourists.
An ancient Qila built in the Patiala city by Nawab Saif Khan in 1658 AD. due to its unique architecture its the main tourist attraction in Patiala. The fort was named after Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Guru.
Aam Khas Bagh is the remains of a highway-inn constructed for the use of royalty as well as common people built by Akbar. It was divided into two parts - the Aam for public use and the Khas for private use by the Royalty.