Fatehgarh Sahib

Fatehgarh Sahib, the great Tirtha (Centre of pilgrimage) of the Sikhs, is located about 50 kilometers to the north of Patiala on the Patiala- Rupnagar Road via Morinda.The main Gurudwara commemorates the martyrdom of the two tender Sahibzadas (sons), Zorawar Singh (9 years) and Fateh Singh (7 years) of the tenth Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, who refused to give up their religion under threat from their captor, the Suba of Sirhind. They were suffocated to death in the dome of Mata Gujri-the grandmother of these martyrs who could not survive the shock of their martyrdom.

Rauza Sharif of Sheikh Ahmed Farooqi, Mujadid Alif-saani at Sirhind – This is a historic monument which is acclaimed as a second Mecca by Suni Muslims. Thousands of Naqshbandi Muslims from Pakistan, Afghanistan Indonesia and all around India visit this place in or around August. The mausoleum contains tombs and cenotaphs and a mosque. The cenotaph of King Shah Zaman of Afghanistan is located here.

Aam Khas Bagh

Aam Khas Bagh , was a highway inn used by royals as well as common people. It was initially built by the Mogul Emperor Babar and extended by Emperor Shahjehan. It is located close to Rauza Sharif. The royal part of the building has an enormous water storage tank, and a palace with beautiful wall paintings. Other attractions are hot-and-cold air conditioning facilities and fountains driven by a unique hydraulic system.

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