Tourist Places in Amritsar

Places to Visit in Amritsar

Amritsar - #1 of 21 in Punjab |
Amritsar Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 13620 Ratings

Amritsar is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, New Delhi. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Amritsar is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Amritsar are February, March, October, November, December. There are 44 tourist places in Amritsar, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Amritsar can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Amritsar for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Amritsar Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Amritsar, browse through photos & pictures, explore Amritsar using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Amritsar, which are great places to visit, are SHER-E-PUNJAB (Lion of Punjab), Amritsar, Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary, ISKCON Amritsar, Sri Sri Radha Gokulananda Temple. Amritsar can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

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Golden Temple, Amritsar

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Gurudwara Mata Kaulan, Amritsar

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  • Type: Gurudwara
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Golden Temple, Amritsar
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The Golden Temple is a pilgrim spot for Sikh religious community,   located in the holy city of Amritsar. Popularly known as the Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib, this gurudwara is acclaimed as one of the holiest sites of the Sikhs. Guru Ram Das Ji, the fourth Sikh... Read More »
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Gobindgarh Fort, Amritsar
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Gobindgarh Fort was built by the army of Gujjar Singh Bhangi of Sikh Misls. This fort was reconstructed by Maharaja Ranjit Singh between 1805 and 1809. During the British rule, this fort was in the army's possession for nearly 150 years. The Darbar Hall, Hawa Mahal and the... Read More »
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  • Type: Historic Place
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Wagah Border, Amritsar
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145 Ratings & 119 Reviews
Attari Wagah Border is the only road border crossing between India and Pakistan. Often known as Berlin wall of Asia, this border lies on the Grand Trunk Road between Amritsar and Lahore. On this border, a retreat ceremony called 'lowering of the flags’ is held every... Read More »
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Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar
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Harmandir Sahib is a Sikh Gurudwara located at Amritsar. Also called Sri Darbar Sahib or The Golden Temple, Harmandir Sahib is the holiest pilgrim centre of the Sikh community. The gurudwara is considered as an architectural wonder which showcases a magnificent blend of Hindu... Read More »
"Religious Visit"Sep 12, 2016 "Nice place to visit"Sep 4, 2016
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Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar
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58 Ratings & 42 Reviews
Jallianwala Bagh is a garden site of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre that is located close to the Golden Temple Complex. This public garden houses a memorial, which was established in 1951, to pay homage to the thousands of people, who were killed in the incident. Around 10,000... Read More »
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Attari Border Crossing, Amritsar
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Attari Border Crossing, the only road border crossing between India and Pakistan, is situated in Wagah. Attari Border Crossing lies on the Grand Trunk Road between Amritsar and Lahore. A retreat ceremony called 'lowering of the flags' is held every evening for 30 minutes... Read More »
"Must visit place"2 weeks ago "Attari Station and Boarder"Aug 17, 2016
  • Type: Place of Worship
Akal Takht, Amritsar
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7 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Akal Takht is one of the five seats of Sikh religious authority. It also serves as the central altar for Sikh political assembly. Literally, Akal Takht means 'Throne of the Immortal', in which 'Akal' refers to the Timeless One and 'Takht' means the throne. The stone of this... Read More »
"Supreme court of Sikh religion"Apr 14, 2016 "Amazing place"Jan 27, 2016
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Lal Devi Mata Mandir, Amritsar
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3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Lal Devi Mata Mandir, dedicated to female saint Lal Devi, is located 2 km away from the Amritsar Railway Station. This Hindu temple is situated within Rani ka Bagh and is similar in appearance to the Mata Vaishno Devi temple at Katra (Jammu). Read More »
  • Type: Temple
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Durgiana temple, Amritsar
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Durgiana Temple, also known as Lakshmi Narayan Temple, is a Hindu temple in the city of Amritsar. Resembling the architecture of the Golden Temple, this temple also has dome and a tank, both of which are considered sacred by the Hindu followers. Constructed by Guru Harsai Mal... Read More »
"Beautiful"Aug 14, 2016 "Amazing place - 3 Temples in one..."May 22, 2016
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Hall Bazaar, Amritsar
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6 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Hall Bazaar is a shopping complex located in the city of Amritsar. Located off Hall Road, Hall Bazaar is one of the busiest shopping centers.Shopping in Hall Bazaar is a memorable experience for the whole family. It is a one stop place for shoppers and exhibits a wide range of... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, Amritsar
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Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree is a jujube tree, which stands on the eastern side of the Amrit sarovar in the Golden Temple Complex. As per the legend, the leper husband of Bibi Rajani was cured by taking a dip in the pond near the tree. When Guru Ram Das Ji heard of this miracle, he... Read More »
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Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, Amritsar
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Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai is a 33 metre high nine storied octagonal tower, which is located towards the south-eastern side of the Golden Temple. Renowned as the tallest tower in Amritsar, this religious place was once the samadhi of Baba Atal Rai, who was the son of Guru... Read More »
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Amritsar Heritage Walk, Amritsar
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Amritsar Heritage Walk is a guided tour that takes one through the history, culture and heritage of the city of Amritsar. One gets to experience the different aspects of Amritsar, its neighborhoods, and explore the lesser known parts of this 400-year old city. The heritage... Read More »
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Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary, Amritsar
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Harike is a bird sanctuary that spreads over three districts of Kapurthala, Firozepur and Amritsar in Punjab. The Wetland, along with a lake, came into being in 1953 when the Harike barrage was constructed on the confluence of Rivers Beas and Sutlej. This is the ideal place... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Guru Ke Mahal, Amritsar
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Guru ke Mahal is a popular pilgrimage destination of the Sikh community. Located on Cooper Road, Guru ke Mahal is famous for the sacred book of the Sikhs, Guru Granth Sahib. Guru ke Mahal was the residence of Guru Ram Das and later housed many other Sikh gurus like Guru Tegh... Read More »
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ISKCON Amritsar, Sri Sri Radha Gokulananda Temple, Amritsar
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The ISKCON temple at Amritsar is an important site for the tourists among many other attractions in Amritsar. It was founded by The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), a Gaudiya Vaishnava religious organization. This temple, also known as Sri Sri Gaur... Read More »
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Rambagh Gardens, Amritsar
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Ram Bagh is a garden within the summer palace of the Maharaja Ranjit Singh, which has now been converted into a museum. Renowned as one of the best gardens in Punjab, this park is intersected by water channels fitted with fountains and golden fish. Coniferous trees and herbal... Read More »
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Amritsar, Amritsar
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"The golden city"1 month ago
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Tarn Taran, Amritsar
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Tarn Taran, which is believed to be one of the most sacred places for Sikhs, is located just 22 km away from the Amritsar city. Founded by Guru Arjan Dev Ji, the fifth Sikh Guru, this city has several historical gurudwaras like Darbar Sahib Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji and Gurudwara... Read More »
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Jubbi Tree, Amritsar
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