Patiala is a city in the southeastern part of Punjab in India. It comes under the Patiala district. Patiala’s pin code starts from 147xxx. The light hearted Punjabis can be seen in this city making the atmosphere jolly and amiable. The city is famous for Patiala salwar, paranda, turban, jutti and Patiala peg.
Patiala's main attractions points are Gurudwara Moti bagh Sahib, bahadurgarh Fort, Sheesh mahal, Qila Complex, Baradari garden. All these places make the city a hub for the visitors and the tourism industry benefits a lot from this. There are many luxurious lines of hotels in the city for the tourists. The traditional dress of Patiala is suits for women and kurta for men. But the city is developed and people wear western wears in the city.
Patiala’s high literacy rate speaks about the educational background of the city. The city has a literacy rate of 84 percent. Rajiv Gandhi University of law was the first university of law in Patiala. It is also the sports hub of north India. The city is the proud home to the first astronaut of India, Rakesh Sharma. The vity was in the news for months when Rakesh Sharma achieved his spectacular success. The city also has many banks including the State Bank of Patiala.