The district began in 1948 as part of the Patiala & East Punjab States Union, but was eventually separated from that area in 1972.

Faridkot

While visiting the Gurudwara in Faridkot, make sure to stop by the Qila Mubarak, where the Sufi Saint Baba sat for 40 days before he left for Pakpattan.

Gurudwara Tilla Baba

A visit to Faridkot Fort is a great way to learn about its history. Visitors can explore the history and culture of the fort on information boards. 

Faridkot Fort

 The city is home to several attractions including the Faridkot Fort, the National Martyrs Memorial, and the Harike Lake. 

Fairy Cottage and Picnic Spot

The nearest airport to the town is Shri Guru Ram Dass International Airport in Amritsar. However, Raj Mahal in Faridkot is also well connected to other cities through a railway station. 

Raj Mahal 

Located in the heart of Bathinda, the Qila Mubarak complex is the oldest historical monument in India. It features the main palace, guesthouse, and Darbar Hall 

Qila Mubarak

The palace and gardens in Darbar Ganj are well worth a visit. This former royal guest house is now a Circuit House, home to the Division Commissioner of Faridkot. 

Darbar Ganj 

Visitors can visit the Gurudwara by bus. The nearest bus stop is located 12 km from the town of Kotkapura.

Gurdwara Guru Ki Dhab