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Places to visit in Amritsar

Places to Visit in Amritsar

Golden Temple :- The Harmandir Sahib, famous in the world as the Golden Temple, is Sikhism’s holiest shrine, visited by millions of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world.

Wagah Border :- The only road border crossing between India and Pakistan, Wagah lies between Amritsar in India and Lahore in Pakistan, and is located approximately 29 kilometres away from the city.

Jallianwala Bagh :- Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden in Amritsar famous for one of the most tragic yet landmark events in the history of India. This is where the Amritsar Massacre of 1919 took place.

Guru Ke Mahal

Hall Bazaar

Durgiana Temple :- An important Hindu temple situated in the city of Amritsar, Durgiana Temple is devoted to Goddess Durga. It is also known as the Lakshmi Narayan Temple and was built during the 16th century. Similar to the sarovar in Golden Temple, there is also a water tank or lake surrounding the main temple construction.

Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary :- Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary is the largest wetland in northern India. Spreading over three districts – Kapurthala, Firozepur and Amritsar – the Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary was formed when when the Harike barrage was constructed on the confluence of Rivers Beas and Sutlej in 1953.

Sri Ram Tirath Temple :- Sri Ram Tirath Temple is dedicated to the Hindi god – Lord Rama. The temple complex contains a hut and a tank. The temple is believed to be at the place where sage Valmiki had his ashram. According to Hindu mythology, Valmiki gave shelter to Goddess Sita in his ashram and she gave birth to her sons, Luv and Kush, in the hut . The tank is believed to have been dug by Lord Hanuman.

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum :- The Rambagh Garden in Amritsar boasts of housing the panorama of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Making use of excellent three dimensional montages, the panorama depicts important events in the life of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, also known as the 'Lion of Punjab'. The Panorama is a joint venture of The National Council of Science and Museums and the State Government of Punjab.