4.2 Places To Visit In Amritsar


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Here are the top 27 places to visit in Amritsar

1. Golden Temple

Golden Temple

4.5

2 kms
from city center

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1 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Also called Sri Harmandir Sahib or Swarna Mandir, the shrine was designed by Guru Arjan Sahib and its foundation laid by Muslim saint Hazrat Mian Mir ji of Lahore on 1st December, 1588.

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2. Jallianwala Bagh

Jallianwala Bagh

4.4

2 kms
from city center

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2 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Jallianwala Bagh is a place of great historical importance during the Indian struggle for Independence. It is a public garden in Amritsar which houses a memorial of national importance that was established by the government of India in 1951 to commemorate the massacre of peaceful celebrators by Brit...

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3. Wagah Border

Wagah Border

4.4

28 kms
from city center

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3 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Wagah Border is a road border between India and Pakistan. It is a famous tourist spot nowadays because of the famous beating retreat ceremony that is held every day before sunset. Almost 5000 people visit the border to be a part of this ceremony. The flag ceremony is conducted by the Indian Border S...

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4. Guru Ke Mahal

Guru Ke Mahal

3.3

5 kms
from city center

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4 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Housing the Granth Sahib and their gurus, Guru Ke Mahal was founded by Guru Ram Das in 1573 as a little cottage that went on to shelter the great gurus of the Sikhs.

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5. Hall Bazaar

Hall Bazaar

3.3

1 kms
from city center

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5 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Offering electronic items, ornaments, best quality books, handicrafts and ready-made garments, Hall Bazaar is famous for its Mughal style gate, complete with a giant clock with caption "Amritsar - Sifti Da Ghar".

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6. Gurudwara Mata Kaulan

Gurudwara Mata Kaulan

3.3

2 kms
from city center

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6 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Gurudwara Mata Kaulan is located on the edge of Kaulan reservoir, is named after Kaulan, a believer who was severely punished by the patriarchs, yet it failed to dissuade her.

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7. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum

3.3

1 kms
from city center

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7 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Summer palace turned into museum, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum is a lovely building which archives the Royal Heritage of Maharaja Ranjit Singh such as arms and armour, outstanding paintings and century old coins and manuscripts.

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8. Bibeksar Sahib

Bibeksar Sahib

3.3

2 kms
from city center

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8 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Bibeksar Sahib lying on the banks of Bibeksar Sarovar was constructed by Maharaja Renjith Singh. The place is famous as the congregation site of followers of 6th Sikh Guru, Hargobind Singh ji.

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9. Khair-ud-Din Masjid

Khair-ud-Din Masjid

3.3

1 kms
from city center

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9 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Famous for its architecture, Khair-ud-Din Masjid was established by Mohd. Khairuddin. It was the place from where the great call for waging war against the looting British was announced by Tootie-e-Hind, Shah Attaullah Bukhari.

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10. Partition Museum

Partition Museum

3.0

1 kms
from city center

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10 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

The Partition Museum, the first-ever museum in the entire world to focus on the stories and trauma of the millions who had to suffer from the bloody consequences of a ruthless partition; was recently opened up at Town Hall in Amritsar.

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11. Akal Takht

Akal Takht

2 kms
from city center

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11 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Akal Takht (Throne of the Immortal) is the highest political institution of the Sikhs, founded by Guru Hargobind in 1606. Akal Takht is located in the front of the causeway leading to the Golden Temple, Amritsar.

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12. Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

2 kms
from city center

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12 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree which means reliever of pains and afflictions is considered the most sacred tree in Amritsar. This fascinating Tree has an interesting legend, where Bibi Rajani’s leprosy stricken husband was cured completely after taking a dip in the pond near the tree. The tree was then name...

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13. Durgiana Temple

Durgiana Temple

1 kms
from city center

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13 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Durgiana Temple, also known as Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Durga Tirath, Silver Temple and Sitla Mandir, is a Hindu temple bearing a stark resemblance to the Golden Temple.

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14. Gobindgarh Fort

Gobindgarh Fort

1 kms
from city center

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14 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Gobindgarh Fort echoes the grand stories of Punjab’s past. Widely known as a symbol of the era when Punjab was forged, it represents a glorious past of 257 years starting with the Bhangi Misl era and ending with the Indian Army

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15. Goindwal Baoli

Goindwal Baoli

40 kms
from city center

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15 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Goindwal Baoli is a step-well, constructed in the 16th century by Guru Amar Das. The Baoli (open-well) is located on the banks of the River Beas and is an important Sikh centre, and is one of the first Sikh pilgrimage sites.

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16. Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib

Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib

0 kms
from city center

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16 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, also known as Bir Sahib, is where Baba Budha Ji spent most of his life. Baba Buddha who lived for 125 years has blessed five succeeding Gurus.

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17. Gurudwara Chheharta Sahib

Gurudwara Chheharta Sahib

8 kms
from city center

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17 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Gurudwara Chheharta Sahib, named after a well which was dug by Guru Arjan Dev for the birth of his son. Although the well is now covered up, the water is usually pumped into the main tank of the Gurudwara. The water was so abundant that six Cheheharta (Persian wheels) were installed around the well ...

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18. Gurudwara Shri Tarn Taran Sahib

Gurudwara Shri Tarn Taran Sahib

21 kms
from city center

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18 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Gurudwara Shri Tarn Taran Sahib was built by the fifth Guru of Sikhs - Guru Arjan Dev. It is located 22 kms from Amritsar. Gurudwara Shri Tarn Taran Sahib is a three-storeyed building lotus dome, damaged during the 1905 earthquake. The Gurudwara displays elegant craftwork of glass pieces and intrica...

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19. Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary

Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary

60 kms
from city center

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19 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Harike Wetland & Bird Sanctuary is the largest wetland in North India. This man-made wetland spreads into Tarn Taran Sahib, Ferozepur and Kapurthala in Punjab, making it a famous destination for bird watchers and nature enthusiasts. Tourists can spot up to 7 species of turtles including the enda...

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20. Khalsa College

Khalsa College

3 kms
from city center

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20 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Khalsa College is a 124-year-old college, making it a historic educational institution in India. The 300-acre campus has acquired the status of the highest Sikh institute for education with an enriching environment and a progressive outlook towards society.

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21. Mata Lal Devi Temple

Mata Lal Devi Temple

1 kms
from city center

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21 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Mata Lal Devi Temple popularly known as Sheesh Mahal of Amritsar is famous among the Hindu pilgrims for its miraculous powers. The temple is dedicated to the female saint Lal Devi and is considered a miniature dimension of the popular Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu.

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22. Shri Ram Tirth Temple

Shri Ram Tirth Temple

12 kms
from city center

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22 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Shri Ram Tirth Temple is the birthplace of Luva - Kusha, twins of Rama and Sita in the Ashram of Saint Balmiki. Built in yellow stone the temple dates back to the Ramayana as Sita was given shelter here after being abandoned by Rama. The battle of the Ram’s force and Luv-Kush

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23. Punjab State War Heroes Memorial and Museum

Punjab State War Heroes Memorial and Museum

9 kms
from city center

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23 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Punjab State War Heroes Memorial and Museum showcases the fabulous brave-hearts of Punjab. The Museum immortalizes the bravery of the soldiers of Punjab, displayed throughout the museum with a spirit of patriotism.

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24. Pul Kanjari

Pul Kanjari

30 kms
from city center

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24 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Pul Kanjari, popularly known as Amritsar’s Taj Mahal, is a village based on the vibrant expression of love by Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Constructed for Moran, a Muslim dancer, the town was one the most important trading centres during the 18th century.

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25. Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai

Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai

2 kms
from city center

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25 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai is a gurudwara dedicated to Baba Atal Rai, son of Guru Har Gobind Singh who passed away at the young age of nine. The 9 storey building was then built in his memory where each storey was symbolic of a year in Atal Rai’s life.

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26. Bathinda Fort

Bathinda Fort

26 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Bathinda Fort or Qila Mubarak is an age old fortress in Bathinda. Built by Raja Dab and King Kushana, the fort is believed to be the exact place where Razia Sultan was confined.and Guru Nanak Dev, Guru Tegh Bahadur and Guru Gobind Singh visited this place. Later, Maharaja Karam Singh built a gurudwa...

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27. ISKCON Temple

ISKCON Temple

27 out of 27
Places To Visit in Amritsar

Situated in the heart of the city in Moni Chowk, ISKCON Temple (also known as Sri Gaur Radha Krishna Mandir) is a revered Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu gods Krishna and Radha. The temple houses idols of several deities, Radha- Krishna being the most prominent. A tiny shop also sells statues of...

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