Kotkapura, named after its founder Nawab Kapura Singh, is well-known as the 'City of White Gold' owing to its large cotton market, which is considered to be one of the best in the world. The most crowded market here is the Shastri Market or Maheshwary Street, which was established by the Maheshwary family in 1875. The city has an intriguing history, aptly represented by forts that are ideal for tourists who want a sneak peek into Kotkapura’s eventful past.
Those who wish to know about the life of Guru Har Gobind Singh Ji and Nawad Kapura Singh must visit this city at least once. It has several religious attractions like Durga Mandir, Gurdwara Godavari Sar Patshahi, Shiv Gufa Mandir and Shri Radha Krishna Mandir. Besides these, it is also home to other popular tourist attractions like Kothe the Wale, Sandhwan, Dhilwan Kalan, Panjgraian Kalan, Ghanaian Wala, Hari Nau, Madhak, Khara and Matta.