Moti Bagh Palace

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    Location: Old Moti Bagh, Moti Bagh, Patiala, Punjab 147001, India.
    Estimated Visiting Time: 1-2 hours

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    Moti Bagh Palace is a famous palace in Patiala and it’s known as Pearl Garden Palace. Maharaja Narinder Singh built this palace which is the great grandfather of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh in 1847 for five lakhs of rupees. In the reigned 1845-62, the old Moti Bagh Palace and New Moti Bagh Palace were built respectively by Maharaja Narinda Singh and Maharaja Yadavindra Singh.


    The main attractions of this place are the history and beautiful views.

    Most people visit this place only to see the ancient things. The environment of this place is so beautiful that you cannot leave this place. The artificial lake of this place and the hanging bridge are so beautiful. In the evening time, most people like to sit beside this lake or hang out on this hanging bridge with their friends. This palace is perfectly decorated and this thing attracted all the visitors very much.

    There are so many nearby attractions in this place and these are:

    1. Bahadurgarh Fort.
    2. Baradari Garden.
    3. Gurudwara Dukh Nivana Sahib Patiala.
    4. Kali Mata Mandir.
    5. National Institute Of Sports Patiala.


    Artifacts and art peices at the New Moti Bagh Palace, Patiala.

    In 1920 it was expanded under the supervision of Sir Ganga Ram. After independence the government of India took over the premises and later converted it into a museum and the National Institute of Sports Patiala is situated in its west wing where the annual Patiala heritage festival is celebrated. In 1959 there is another building which is known as New Moti Bagh was built and that is the residence of Amarinder Singh.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Beautiful view of Moti Bagh Palace.

    Inside this palace, the Boasting of striking and exuding old charm is home to 15 dining halls. A part of this palace has been converted into a Museum and the remaining into the National Institute of sports.

    It’s also known as the Sheesh Mahal is home to a lot of relics of culture, art, and several paintings belonging to the 20th century.

    The walls are adorned with a medals collection awarded by the consecutive Maharajas and another attraction of this palace is the beautiful artificial lake with a hanging Bridge.

    Opening Hours

    9.00 am to 5.00 pm is the visiting time of this place.

    Entry & Others Fees

    No there are no entry fees for this place. It’s free of cost for all visitors.

    How to Reach

    By air: The nearest airport to this place is Patiala airport. you can easily reach Patiala by air.  So after reaching Patiala airport, you can take a taxi to reach this place.

    By rail: Patiala Junction is the nearest railway station to this place. After reaching Patiala you can take a taxi or cab to reach this place.
    By road: By road, you can easily reach this palace. You can hire a car or take a bus to reach this palace directly.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should carry your necessary things.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes it’s safe

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in this place and there are no charges for this photography and videography also.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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