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Amritsar is one of the chief cities of Punjab, which going back in history over 400 years. Amritsar plays a significant role in the Indian history & Sikh religion too.  It is well known for the eminent Golden Temple, the hub of Sikh religion.From the historically point of view, it also known as “Ramdaspur” . This city is originated by Guru Ram Das Sahib Ji (Fourth Guru of Sikh religion).  Amritsar is positioned in the North-Western border of India. The Wagha border, the check-post of Indo- Pak is about 29 kms away. Moreover, Amritsar literally means “the pool of ambrosia”, this name derived from a pool constructed at the sacred place in the 16th century.

PLACES TO SEE

The Golden Temple
The most sacred temple of Sikhs situated in the heart of the Amritsar. It is also well known as “Hari Mandir”.  This place of temple was pious to Sikhs since the time of Guru Ram Das ji(Fourth Guru Of Sikh), where people take ablution in the holy tank of the temple. The great collection of the historical things, Pictures of historical persons, Martyrs & number of other things which reflects our culture & history in this museum, is located at the right hand side of the main entrance of the temple/gurdwara.It has been beautifully said that,” Amritsar - Sifti Da Ghar" Mean- the venerable  abode of the Pool with pure, pious and medicinal water.
 
Jalian Wala Bagh
This historical place is just 400 meters from  the Golden Temple towards north direction.  This place marked for its most notorious genocide under the British rule.On April 13th, 1919, pilgrims gathered to celebrate the Baisakhi Festival  at the place of Jalian wala Bagh. General Dyer led the armed force to the sight & ordered his men to open fire without any intimation/warning. As a resulted, in this massacre 379 innocent people died & more than 1200 people injured. At the east side of this site there is a large memorial built in memory of those who died here in this carnage.

Durgiana Temple
Durgiana Temple Mandir is devoted to goddess Durga & its date from the 16th century.  A huge temple is devoted to Hindu deities Narayan(The Preserver of Universe) & Laxmi ( The Goddess of wealth).

Ram Bagh
This beautiful  garden called as a tribute to Guru Ram Das, The originator of the city of Amritsar. It is positioned  in the new side of the town & which has the museum in summer place &  built by th Sikh sovereign Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1780-1839.This museum contains weapons & some collections of portriats of the ruling houses of the Punjab. Moreover, In this museum also has a replica of  the diamond ‘Kohinoor’. It’s closed on Wednesday.

Fort Gobind Garh
This fort was built in 1805-09 by Sikh sovereign Maharaja Ranjit Singh. It is situated in the south – west  side of the city.

Ram Tirth
About the Ram Tirth specially point out in the great hindu epic ‘Ramayana’. It is the place where Maharishi Valmiki gave shelter to Sita, Wife of Lord Rama after the Lanka victory. It was that place where she gave birth to the twins Lav- Kush.

When to Visit
Best time to visit Amritsar is in Winters that is between October to March.

How To Visit 

By Air : Amritsar is connected by air with both domestic & International flights. Airport located in south which is 15 km far from Amritsar.

By Rail : Amritsar is connected by rail with Delhi, Calcutta, Bombay, Varanasi, Wagah (Attari Border) & other places in India too.

By Bus : Amritsar is also connected by bus service . I.S.B.T is situated in the city from where easily boarded the bus for any direction. 


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Best Time To Visit : NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR
   
 
Theme: Pilgrim
Must Visit Places : Akal Takht, Har Ki Pauri

SightSeeings in Amritsar

Golden Temple
Jallianwala Bagh
Wagah Border
Rambagh Garden
Ram Tirath Temple
Historical Banyan Tree
Jama Masjid Khairuddin
Samadhi of Guru Angad Dev Ji
Harmandir Sahib
Central Sikh Museum
Dera Baba Jaimal Singh
Mata Temple
Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh
Baba Bak
Harike Wetland
Durgiana Temple

Near By Other Tourist Places


Amritsar   0 KM near     
Kapurthala   63 KM near     
Gurdaspur   73 KM near     
Jalandhar   84 KM near     
Ferozpur   92 KM near     

Near By major Cities


Chandigarh  231 KM near     
Srinagar  313 KM near     
Dehradun  378 KM near     

Near By Air Ports


Raja Sansi Airport   11 KM near     
Pathankot Airport   108 KM near     
Satwari Airport   130 KM near     
Ludhiana Airport   138 KM near     

Near By Local Cities


Amritsar  0 KM near     
Jalandhar  84 KM near     
Jammu  139 KM near     
Ludhiana  140 KM near     

Near By Districts


Amritsar   1 KM near     
Tarn Taran   22 KM near     
Kapurthala   59 KM near     
Gurdaspur   73 KM near     

Near By RailWay Station


Amritsar Jn Rail Way Station   0.8 KM near     
Bhagtanwala Rail Way Station   0.8 KM near     
Sangrana Sahib Rail Way Station   8.0 KM near     
Beas Rail Way Station   46 KM near     
 

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