Located in the culturally rich state of Punjab, Kapurthala is a historic city resplendent with architectural marvels and cultural heritage of the yore. It is the administrative headquarters of Kapurthala District and was the capital of the princely state in British India.
The city has an affluent cultural heritage inherited from the culture and tradition of past centuries. Kapurthala Travel Guide is incomplete without a mention of its rich heritage. Jagatjit Palace, Moorish Mosque, Shiv Mandir, Panch Mandir, Gurdwara Chhevin Padshahi, Devi Talab Mandir and Shalimar Gardens are the prominent attractions of the city attracting large number of tourists round the year.
Kapurthala is very popular for the production of the crops like wheat, sugar and cotton. It is a home to many medium-to-large scale industries. The city has become the major market for purchasing the several kinds of rice varieties such as Basmati and non Basmati rice, parboiled rice, sela rice and raw rice.