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7 Tourist Places in Amritsar, Punjab

Although Amritsar is the holiest city for Sikh pilgrims, travelers of all faith and interests visit this beautiful place in Punjab. Popular places to visit in Amritsar include the Golden Temple, Akal Takht, Jallianwala Bagh, and Gobindgarh Fort. While the Old City to the south of Amritsar station is dotted with several historical structures and sights like the Golden Temple, the North side of Amritsar features upmarket restaurants, hotels, and spacey neighborhoods, and other shining signs of the city’s contemporary prosperity. Let’s take a closer look at all the points of interest in Amritsar:

Certainly a major highlight of all Amritsar sightseeing tours, the Golden Temple is the most significant religious site for the Sikhs and also one of the most spectacular temples in India. Also known as Shri Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib, the Golden Temple is one of the top attractions in Amritsar. The temple complex is open every day from 6 am to 2 am, so visitors can enjoy its lovely reflections in Amrit Sarovar in the evening.

The two-storey structure in the middle of the sacred pool can be entered via a narrow bridge. Pilgrims can take a bath in the marked spots in the pool, before bowing their head in the temple. The Central Sikh Museum here displays a gallery of paintings illustrating stories of martyred Sikh leaders. The Golden Temple also has a famous dining hall (langar) serving free meals to all visitors round the clock.

On a trip to Amritsar, Jallianwala Bagh is one of the famous tourist attractions in Amritsar. Located five-minute walk from the Golden Temple, this 6.5-acre garden is the site of the infamous 1919 Amritsar massacre on the day of Baisakhi. To this day, visitors can see the bullet holes in the walls. One of the latest addition to Amritsar sightseeing places, Gobindgarh Fort lies in the heart of the city and was opened to public visitors in 2017.

After enjoying sightseeing in Amritsar, travelers can head 32 km west to the Wagah town. Every evening for two hours at the border gate, the Wagah border ceremony is performed by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistani Rangers. Pul Kanjri is a historical site about 35 km from Amritsar where structures like a mosque, temple, and a pond were built under the reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

Mata Temple is a Hindu cave temple dedicated to the saint named Lal Devi. Durgiana Temple or Sitla Mandir is another place of worship near the Lohgarh gate. Built in the style of Golden Temple, it is also built in the middle of a medium-sized lake. Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in Ram Bagh Park, the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama, Partition Museum, and Ram Tirth are other popular places to visit in Amritsar city.

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Wagah Border in Amritsar

Wagah Border is the only road border between India and Pakistan. The Beating Retreat Ceremony held here every evening marks the closing of the borders of both the countries and lowering of the flags by the military of both the countries. Located close to the Attari Village, Wagah Border is a major crossing between India a...

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Akal Takht in Amritsar

Located in the Harmandir Sahib or Golden Temple, Akal Takht Sahib, is one of the 5 takhts of Sikhs. Akal Takht literally translates into “throne of the timeless one”.

History of Akal Takht Sahib

Its construction was started in 1606 by Shri Guru Hargobind. He was the 6th Sikh Guru who laid down this foundation with a view...

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Gobindgarh Fort in Amritsar

Known as the very essence of Punjab, Gobindgarh Fort Amritsar is one of the most important historical places of the state. Spread across an area of 43 acres, the Gobindgarh Fort was initially built by Gujar Singh, and its final construction was completed by Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The fort was built to protect Amritsar from ...

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Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar

Jallianwala Bagh is one of the most important historical places in India. Located in the holy city of Amritsar, Jallianwala Bagh is just a walking distance from the sacred Harmandir Sahib/ Golden Temple. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place on April 13, 1919. In this incident British army opened fire against a large number ...

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Tarn Taran Sahib in Amritsar

About Taran Taran Sahib Sarovar

Located in the Majha region of Punjab, Tarn Taran Sahib serves as the headquarters of the Tarn Taran district. Apart from serving as the municipal headquarters is also an important Sikh Pilgrimage site. The circumference of the sarovar (pond) is about 1.5 kilometers, making it larger in size...

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Golden Temple in Amritsar

The Golden Temple, also known as Sri Harmandir Sahib is a highly revered religious Sikh shrine and symbolizes equality and human brotherhood. The gurudwara epitomizes the distinctive heritage and identity of Sikhs while glorifying their ideals. After its compilation, Sri Guru Granth Sahib (scripture of the Sikhs) was first ...

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Durgiana Temple in Amritsar

Also known as Laxmi Narayan Temple, the Durgiana Temple is one of the most important Hindu Temples located in the Amritsar district of Punjab. Durgiana Mandir derives its name from Hindu Goddess, Durga, and hence, along with idols of Goddess Laxmi, and Lord Vishnu, idol of Goddess Durga is also worshipped here.

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      We booked Young Bombay Tours & Travel for our Amritsar and Jammu-Kashmir trip. The arrangements & hotel booking done were really great. As it was 11 days trip, the iteneary was very well planned & budgeted. Not a single day we felt hectic, it was organised in such a way. Commendable job done by Zaara & her team. All the drivers we met during our trip were wonderful people. They supported us in every way. Must mention Burhan bhai & Zahoor bhai whom we met for Kashmir journey. The places which we visited in Kashmir were so breath taking that it really cannot be mentioned in words. Thank you Young Bombay for such a beautiful & memorable trip. It is really difficult to list the best memories of the trip beacuse the complete trip itself was beautiful. The freezing temperature & the view of snow all over at Gulmarg was completely mesmerizing.
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      Hotel where good except the fern hotel at amritsar. Taxi we're clean and good but drivers were in cooperative and didn't behaved well. As a tourist we go to travel and explore places but we are dissatisfied by the drivers services Dalhousie, khajjar and mcloedganj we're best places to be and see around.
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      Hotel grand hriday in Amritsar was not upto the mark ,late response and neatness was not maintained Khajjiar is a wonderful place Bhagsu waterfalls and wagha border retreat ceremony were just fabulous
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      Hotel in Shimla was not good Apline Hillden Food service was not good also clealiness near food was not good. Also hotel Staff is very slow and dont give response fast and no Hot water,,,, where u confirm 24/7 hot water avaliable, 3 days we have to bath in Cold water in shimla under 5'c .... Hope u understand this,... We made them complain so many times but still there was not hot water avaliable in our room. Hotel in Manali was perfect and food was very nice also the hotel service was best there with best staff. Hotel in amritsar was also good.
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      [27/02, 11:01 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: Hi all, I need to share feedback [27/02, 11:01 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: Will share by tomorrow [27/02, 11:01 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: Especially on hotel check in process [27/02, 11:02 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: You have mentioned the checkin at 12 and for Amritsar it is 1pm also [27/02, 11:03 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: But most of the places I have reached in the morning before 8am, how can I freshup and move to site seeing [27/02, 11:03 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: In Delhi they denied checkin and told no rooms till 12 [27/02, 11:03 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: At last they gave at 11:30 am [27/02, 11:04 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: So I lost almost half day [27/02, 11:04 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: I missed qutib Minar and lotus temple [27/02, 11:04 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: Red fort I have seen from outside only due to time constraints [27/02, 11:06 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: For Amritsar also, luckily after following up with priti, she arranged for check in as soon as we arrived, what if they don't have free room [27/02, 11:06 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: Is I have to wait till 1pm and that too I have only one day in Amritsar [27/02, 11:07 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: This all should be mentioned properly in iternary [27/02, 11:07 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: Properly [27/02, 11:08 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: And i also i have some adjustments in dates after tour started, but this is also not feasible, this could have an option, but no luck [27/02, 11:09 PM] Raj Kumar Chowdarapu: In Delhi the hotel is worst, they did not provided water, internet and atleast extra mattress which is part of package
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      Driver was not friendly. He told a lie in the morning that sollang valley is closed due to high snow. But when we reached nehru kund we came to know from other person that sollang valley is opened and can go by Gipsy car. He bought us costly dress, shoes and scatting but at nehru kund every thing was in very chip rate. Shimla Hotel Paradise village resort was very far and down in the valley can only go by walking. Amritsar Hotel Singh International was very compact, Hot water geyser was not working, Breakfast was not provided, Room privacy like u can listen full conversation of other room as well. Some Hotel TV cable was not working as well. Driver always parked car in free parking. He parked car very far from sightseeing point. Quality of quotes was good but look at in real not all sightseeing point was covered. Sollang valley, Khajjiar, Subhash bowli not covered Darjeeling trip by Make My trip.
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    Regular taxis and buses are available for tourists in Amritsar. One can plan a day trip to Wagah Border and Pul Kanjri from Amritsar.  

     

    One can simply contact other volunteers at the kitchen or visit the main office for more information.

     

    People can find dormitories, AC and non-AC rooms at the Golden Temple for accommodation. The langar at this gurudwara offers free food.

     

    The ideal time to visit Amritsar is between October and March. Although it’s a little crowded, this time of the year has perfect weather and plenty of festivals.

    Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport (ATQ) has direct flights from cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Jammu.

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