TOP 10 PLACES IN AMRITSAR

Top places to tourist visit in Amritsar
Top places to visit in Amritsar

Amritsar is the largest city in Punjab. It is the center of Sikhism and the site of the Sikh’s principal place of worship.

Tourism

Amritsar is an attractive destination for tourist, they came this place to visit. You covers this places during 2-3 days. Major destinations are:

  • Golden Temple
  • Wagah Border
  • Jallianwala Bagh
  • Gobindgarh Fort
  • Ram Tirth Ashram
  • Durgiana Temple
  •  Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum
  • Mata Lal Devi Temple
  • Tarn Taran
  • Akal Takht

1)Golden Temple In Amritsar

Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab

The Golden Temple is the most celebrated monument in Amritsar. They built in the 16th­ Century, the Golden Temple is an open house of worship for all people, from all walks of life and faith. It is called Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib.

Golden Temple is the holiest shrine of the Sikhs is set to shine brighter with 160 kg gold. This will be addition to the gold plated Harmandir Sahib in the middle of the Sarovar.

Free langar sewa in Golden Temple
People having langar at Gurudwara Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab

A key highlight of the shrine of langar-a free vegetarian meal offered to each and every visitor.

Make sure you cover your head properly to enter this place, as the compulsory custom of this religious site.

2)Wagah Border

Wagah Border is that place where tourist came to see the prades.
Wagah Border in Amritsar, Punjab

Wagah is situated in 600 meters (2,000 fit) west of the border and lies on the historic Grand Trunk Road between Lahore and Amritsar in India. The border is located 30 kilometers from Amritsar.

During Wagah Border Ceremony, National Anthem is played, and slogans of patriotism and dance is also performed on Bollywood songs. In this ceremony, people from other countries of the world along with Indian citizens participate.

The site where the ceremony happen is constructed like a stadium and has seating arrangements for visitors. A form of marching where soldiers lift up their legs very high. The procession is continues for 45 to 50 minutes.

3) Jallianwala Bagh

Jallianwala Bagh is the historic garden in Amritsar where thousands of people died in this place.
Jallianwala Bagh , Amritsar, Punjab

Jallianwala Bagh is a historic garden and ‘Memorial of National Importance’ in Amritsar. India. In this memory of those people are killed in the Jallianwala Bagh that occurs on the sites on the festivals of Baisakhi, 13 April 1919.

Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden situated in city of Amritsar in the state of Punjab. It is open between 6 am to 9 pm in summers and 7 am to 8 pm in winters.

The 7-acre garden sites are located of the Golden Temple complex. This site is managed by the Jallianwala Bagh National Memories Trust, which was established 1951.

4)Gobindgarh Fort

Gobindgarh Fort ,Amritsar, Punjab

Gobindgarh Fort is located inside the Lohgarh Darwaza on the Old Cantt. Road, Amritsar. It is built in the 19th­ century, it was under the region of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The Fort was opened to the public from 10 February 2017.

The fort is developed as a theme park, as a repository of Punjab Culture history.

Maharaja Ranjit Singh is the first maharaja of the Sikh empire conquered the fort in the early 19th­ century. He is renamed as Gobindgarh fort after Gobind Singh, the 10th­ guru of the Sikhs.

5) Shri Ram Tirth

Ram Tirth Temple

 Shri Ram Tirth Temple is dedicated to Lord Ram is situated 11 km west of Amritsar-on-Amritsar lopoke road.

The temple dates back to the period of Ramayana and the place is famous for the ashram of sage Valmiki.

This place where Mata Sita give birth to Lav & Kush and also, still extant are Rishi Valmiki’s hut and the well with stairs where Mata Sita used to take her bath.

The fight between Lord Ram Chandra’s forces and Lav and Kush had also taken place at Ram Tirth.

6) Durgiana Temple

Temple in a pond, Durgiana Temple, Amritsar, Punjab

 The Durgiana Temple is a very important temple for Hindus. This temple is situated in the city of Amritsar, Punjab.

This temple derives it named its name from the goddess Durga.

In this temple the Lav and Kush bound Hanuman after the captured challenge horse of the Ashvamedha yajna.

This temple was rebuilt in 1921 by Guru Harsai Mai Kapoor in the architecture style of the Sikh Golden Temple.

7) Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum

Maharaja Ranjit Singh , Amritsar, Punjab

This museum is a popular museum situated in the middle of Ram Bagh Garden in Amritsar, Punjab.

It was the one of the best museums in Punjab where tourist attracts in Amritsar.

Museum is displayed such as arms and armor, paintings and old coins. This museum stands the beautiful Maharaja Ranjit Singh panorama, an eternal visual record which encapsulated the life of the maharaja.

8)Mata Lal Devi Temple

Mata Lal Devi Mandir ,Amritsar, Punjab

The Mata Lal Devi Mandir is located in the Rani ka Bagh region of Amritsar city. The Rani ka Bagh is a famous place in Amritsar.

The distance of Mata Lal Devi Mandir is just 1 km from the Amritsar Junction. the distance of Mata Lal Devi Mandir from the famous golden temple in the hall bazaar area is just around 3.5 km.

Mata Lal Devi Mandir was built in 1989 in the region of Rani Ka Bagh in Amritsar city. A lot of devotees come to visit this temple from all parts of India. The temple is visited by those women who wish to have a child.

9)Tarn Taran

Tarn Taran

Tarn Taran is a gurudwara established by the Fifth Guru, Guru Arjan Dev, in the city of Amritsar, Punjab. It is located around 19km away from Amritsar.

These sites having a largest Sarovar of all the gurdwaras. This gurudwara is look like Golden Temple.

Make sure you cover your head properly to enter this place, as the compulsory custom of this religious site.

10)Akal Takht

Akal Takht in Golden Temple, Amritsar

The Akal Takht is located in the Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar, Punjab. This is the one of the 5 tanks of the Sikhs. It was set up 1606 by Guru Hargobind Singh. As Established in 1606, it served as a symbol of political resistance against the Mughals during the 17th­ and 18th­ centuries.

Akal Takht has also undergone various attacks in the course of history, including the controversial Indian military action named Operation Blue Star. Make sure you cover your head properly to enter this place, as the compulsory custom of this religious site.

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