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Qila Mubarak, an imposing structure in the heart of the city of Patiala reachable by train on the Rajpura-Dhuri line or via the N-H 64. The fort was built by Maharajah Ala Singh in 1763, around which the present city … Continue reading
Baba Atal Tower, situated approximately 185 metres due south of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, is a nine-storeyed octagonal tower built to commemorate Baba Atal Rai, the son of the sixth Sikh Guru, Hargobind. Gurdwara Baba Atal was built between … Continue reading
The 16th century Shahpur Kandi Fort, just 7km from Pathankot near the border with Pakistan, nestles at the foot of the Himalayas, an area of outstanding natural beauty, overlooking the River Ravi. The region, situated at confluence of the Punjab, … Continue reading
Faridkot Fort, located approximately 30 kilometres south of Ferozepur on the NH 15. Famed for its extraordinary interior, the fort is a throwback to yesteryear, conveying the grandeur of past rulers. Faridkot fort was initially built by Raja Mokulsi approximately … Continue reading
This site is a Georgian terrace in Shepherds Bush. Its relevance begins with its acquisition by Maharajah Bhupinder Singh of Patiala. It became a site of importance when the Maharajah donated the site to the embryonic Sikh community. This … Continue reading
AMRITSAR: The Shiva temple at Kasel, near Amritsar, lies wrapped in layers of history and mythology, waiting for somebody to uncover the truth that lies neglected here. Legend has it that Lord Rama’s mother Mata Kaushalya used to offer her … Continue reading