The town is famous for Rail Coach Factory, which is a rail coach manufacturing unit of Indian Railway. It produces 1500 coaches every year.
Kapurthala is in the Jalandhar-Firozpur section of the Indian railway network.
- Gurudwara Ber Sahib. It is here Guru Nanak Sahib entered the Bein rivulet and stayed three days in the water.
- Jagatjit Palace. Once home of Maharaja Jagatjit Singh, it is the most impressive building in the city, inspired by European palaces. Built in 1906.
- 1 Kanjli Wetlands. This is a great area for birdwatching and boating.
- Mazar of Mir Nasir Ahmed. A pilgrimage site for Indian classical musicians.
- 2 Panch Mandir. A temple, home of five small temples.
- 3 Pushpa Gujral Science City. This has been established on Jalandhar Kapurthala Road.
- 4 Moorish Mosque. A replica of the Grand Mosque of Marrakech, commissioned by the last ruler of Kapurthala, Maharajah Jagatjit Singh to a French architect. Its construction was complete in 1930. The mosque is a National Monument of India.
Sultanpur Lodhi - An old city with historical shrines.