The Bardari Gardens is another major tourist attraction of the place. It is located in the main city of the old Patiala city. The beautiful garden was set up by the famous ruler of the time Maharaja Rajindera Singh. The site is known for its exclusive designs and style of work. The garden has a huge collection of many rare qualities trees and shrubs, which are a prime attraction for the people visiting the place from near and far regions and also to Botanists. The marble statue of the great king Maharaja Rajindera Singh, is very beautifully constructed and preserved as well. Apart from this there are many colonial buildings in the site which are a major tourist attraction. Initially the site was constructed as a royal residence and comprised of cricket stadium, a skating ring along with a huge palace named after the king known popularly as the Rajendra Kothi. Neemrana Hotels group took over the site in the year 2009 and renovated it and established a heritage hotel here. This is the first Royal Heritage Hotels of Patiala. It is one of the most popular and frequently visited tourist spots of the city.