Sainik School (Jagatjit Palace)

The Sainik School, formerly known as Jagatjit Palace, is housed in what was formerly the palace of the erstwhile Maharajah of Kapurthala state, HRH Maharajah Jagatjit Singh. The palace building has a spectacular architecture based on the Palace of Versailles and Fontainebleau spread over a total area of 200 acres (0.81 km2). It was designed by a French architect M. Marcel and built by a local builder Allah Ditta. It was built in renaissance style with the sunken park in the front (Known as Baija). Its Durbar Hall (Diwan-E-Khas) is one of the finest in India and the plaster of Paris figures and painted ceilings represent the finest features of French and Italian art and architecture. The construction of this palace commenced in 1900 and was completed in 1908 in time for the new wife of the Maharajah, Anita Delgado.

Pushpa Gujral Science City

This is the largest and the second Science City in India. The first one exists in Kolkatta. Situated on Jalandhar-Kapurthala road in an area of 72 acres, it is named after the mother of former Prime Minister of India Shri I.K. Gujral who was a social worker.

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