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NIHAL PALACE (NOW IN RUINS) 

This palace was built by His Highness Raja Nihal Singh in the year 1840.The palace was beautiful art work. In Its prime the palace also had Sish Mahal. Now due to negligence, there is only remains of beautiful palace. It is now known as Jallowkhana Chowk, at the end of Sadar Bazar (Main Market of Kapurthala) .The palace no longer Exist and only remains of magnificent palace are there. Only Two standing Walls which are having skillfully crafted wooden doors.   

Mata Bhaderkali Temple, Sheikhupura

This temple was built by Sh. Thakur Dass Mehra on 13th of Falgun 1885. The idol of Mata Bhaderkali was installed here by Pandit Dhani Ram Ji. Formerly there used to be a small temple, but now it has become a center of pilgrimage for lacs of devotees. Every year the Mela is celebrated for two days. On a day that preceeds the "Nirjala Ekadasi" a huge procession is taken out from Shalimar Garden (Kapurthala) to the temple at Sheikhpura. "Night Vigil" or Jagrata is held on the same night and "Havan" is performed on the dawn of the next day(Nirjala Ekadasi). A kavi Darbar is also held on the "Ekadasi" night.

Kanjli Wetland

A 5 k.m. away from Kapurthala City is the rivulet of Bein, which is surrounded by natural scenery. Villa Buona Vista, built on the banks of the 'Bein' is the residence of Ex-Maharaja of Kapurthala. Nearby is the Kanjli Lake, a beautiful home of migratory birds in the winter. At Kanjli, Basakhi Mela is held every year. It is declared as a picnic spot by government. The place has scenic beauty of lake & all the infrastructure for a memorable fishing and boating holiday for the tourists. The wetland extends in the area of about 50 acres and is a habitat to about 40-50 bird species. Apart from it the area attracts migratory birds. The area was declared as a wetland of national importance in the year 1992 on account of the rich biodiversity it supported.

Randhir College

One of Punjab's first education institution was set up in 1856 by Maharaja Randir Singh in Kapurthala as a leading Sanskrit institute, to encourage education in one of the Punjab's richest state. In 1896 it was upgraded as an intermediate college. In 1945 it was made a degree college. Since then if been timely upgraded. In 1968 English was introduced, in 1976 economics and M.A. was introduced. In 1986 B.Com. and 1991 B.Sc. Medical was put on the rolls of the College. The Jublee Hall which was the 'Darbar Hall' of Maharaja of Kapurthala is the main attraction of college along with lush green ambience and feel good environment.

The college is centrally located and is reachable from all sides of City.

Other Palaces of Interest

The city has many other places to visit. It includes the War Memorial (Opp. Moorish Mosque), the Clock Tower (Ghanta Ghar), the Irwin Jubliee Memorial Hospital, the Circuit House, Sri Sat Narayan Mandir( Sri Sat Narayan Bazar), Prachin Shiv Mandir( Mall Road), Sri Laxmi Narayan Mandir ( Laxmi Nagar), Brahm Kund Mandir ( Behind Shalimar Garden),Baba Pir Chowdhary (Jalandhar Road),Hanuman Mandir (Amritsar Road), Mandir Janki Dass (Near Jallowkhana Chowk),Jain Mandir( Amritsar Road), Sheetla Mata Mandir (Chowk Jallowkhana).

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