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Tuesday 24th of April 2018

  About Kapurthala (ਕਪੂਰਥਲਾ कपूरथला)

Kapurthala is a city in Punjab state of India. It is the administrative headquarters of Kapurthala District. It was the capital of the Kapurthala State, a princely state in British India. The secular and aesthetic mix of the city with its prominent buildings based on French and Indo-Saracenic architecture self-narrate its princely past. It is also known as city of Palaces & Gardens.

The main higher education institutions of Kapurthala are the NJSA Government College popularly known as the Randhir College and the Hindu Kanya College for women. Recently Lord Krishna Polytechnic has also been set up nearby. The City of Kapurthala is well connected with the main transport routes of the Punjab and Northern India. It is situated 19 km away toward South-West of its closest neighbouring city of Jalandhar, a main road and railway junction of the Punjab region. Nearest international Airport is approximately 66 Kilometers away at Amritsar. Kapurthala is home to several medium-to-large scale industries. Some of these are the Rail Coach Factory.

Some Villages in Kapurthala District

Amar Kot, Tibba, Lakhpur, Sahni (Lakhpur-Sahni), Chak Prema, Panchhat, Narur, Jagpalpur, Ranipur, Khajurla Khatti, Kala Sanghia, Rawalpindi, Kapurthala, Sangatpur, Domeli., Babeli, Bhawanipur , Nanakpur ,Tandi, Begowal, Nadala, Lakhan ke padde, Subhanpur, Ibrahimwal wadala kalan, PHIALI, Surkhpur,Khiranwali, Bhullana, Sidhpur.

Pushpa Gujral Science City

The star attraction of Kapurthala is Pushpa Gujral Science city (Amusement Park & Science Exhibition) is situated 5 K.m. away from Kapurthala at Jalandhar road. Planetarium, Flight Stimulator, Laser Show, Virtual Reality Games, Exhibition are the main attraction for all age group.

Local Sites of Kapurthala:

Science City, Jagjeet Palace (Sanik School), Jagjeet Club, Panch Mandir, Shalimar Baag, City Gurudwara, Shiv Temple, Kanjli, Moorish Masque etc.

  Main Attractions in Kapurthala
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Pushpa Gujral Science City Pushpa Gujral Science City - Dianosour Park Pushpa Gujral Science City - Solar Energy Park
Jagjit Palace - Front View Jagjit Palace - Side View Jagjit Club
Rail Coach Factory - Main Gate Rail Coach Factory - Work In Progress Rail Coach Factory - Inner View
Moorish Mosque Kanjli - Wetland Bata Shoe Store, Harjas Complex
Gurudwara Ber Sahib - Sultanpur Lodhi Gurudwara Goindwal Sahib State Gurudwara - Kapurthala