Tourist Places in Amritsar

Places to Visit in Amritsar

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Amritsar is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, Mumbai. 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 41 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 Lal Devi Mata Mandir, Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, Amritsar Heritage Walk, Bathinda Fort, Gurudwara Pipli Sahib. Amritsar can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Amritsar Tourist Places



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Golden Temple, Amritsar
  • Type: Gurudwara
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Golden Temple, Amritsar
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6.6/ 7 1
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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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Wagah Border, Amritsar
  • Type: Historic Place
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Wagah Border, Amritsar
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5.9/ 7 1
63 Ratings & 49 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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Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar
  • Type: Historic Place
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Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar
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5.7/ 7 1
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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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Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar
  • Type: Religious Place
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Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar
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6.3/ 7 1
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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 »
Hall Bazaar, Amritsar
  • Type: Market
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Hall Bazaar, Amritsar
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5.1/ 7 1
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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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Durgiana temple, Amritsar
  • Type: Gurudwara
Durgiana temple, Amritsar
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4.9/ 7 1
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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 »
"A replica of the golden temple"2 months ago "Ancient temple"Dec 3, 2014
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Attari Border Crossing, Amritsar
  • Type: Historic Place
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Attari Border Crossing, Amritsar
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5.4/ 7 1
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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 »
Akal Takht, Amritsar
  • Type: Place of Worship
Akal Takht, Amritsar
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5.2/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 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 »
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Tarn Taran, Amritsar
  • Type: Religious Place
Tarn Taran, Amritsar
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5.3/ 7 1
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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 »
Gobindgarh Fort, Amritsar
  • Type: Fort
Gobindgarh Fort, Amritsar
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5.2/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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 »
"Very interesting place!"Apr 21, 2014 "The Fort"Apr 16, 2014
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Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Amritsar
  • Type: Museum
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Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Amritsar
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5.8/ 7 1
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Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum was originally the summer palace of first king of Sikh Empire, Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Transformed into a museum, this palace is surrounded by a garden called Ram Bagh. The museum holds exhibit of arms, armours, paintings, old coins and manuscripts,... Read More »
"Visit once"6 days ago "The Sikh history"Apr 21, 2014
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Khalsa College, Amritsar
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Khalsa College, Amritsar
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5.8/ 7 1
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Khalsa College is a historic educational institution, which was founded in 1892. Covering an area of around 1.2 sq. km, the campus is located 8 km away from the Amritsar city centre on the Amritsar - Lahore highway. This college was designed by Bhai Ram Singh, the principal of... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Hanuman Mandir, Amritsar
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3/ 7 1
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Hanuman Mandir is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, who is considered as an ardent devotee of Lord Rama. This temple is enshrined with the deity of Lord Hanuman in a sitting posture. As per the legends, it is believed that Lord Ram performed his Ashwamedha ceremony in this temple.... Read More »
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Santokhsar Sahib, Amritsar
  • Type: Religious Place
Santokhsar Sahib, Amritsar
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4.5/ 7 1
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Santokhsar Sahib is an ancient Sikh gurudwara situated near the Hall Gate in the city of Amritsar. It is located very close to the more famous Golden Temple. The unique attraction here is a sarovar (pool or tank) that is considered to be the first of its kind in the Sikh... Read More »
"One of the best"Apr 21, 2014
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Gurudwara Pipli Sahib, Amritsar
  • Type: Gurudwara
Gurudwara Pipli Sahib, Amritsar
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Gurudwara Pipli Sahib is a popular tourist attraction, which was built in memory of the fifth Sikh guru, Guru Arjan Dev Ji. This gurudwara is located about 1.5 km west of Amritsar railway station, in Putlighar. The gurudwara owes it’s name to the big Pipal tree, which... Read More »
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Bathinda Fort, Amritsar
  • Type: Fort
Bathinda Fort, Amritsar
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3.5/ 7 1
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Bathinda Fort, which was built by Bhatti Reo around 1800 years ago, is a prime tourist spot of Amritsar. In 1754 AD, this fort was captured by Maharaja Ala Singh of Patiala. This schooner-shaped fort was visited by Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the tenth Sikh Guru. In order to... Read More »
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Amritsar Heritage Walk, Amritsar
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Amritsar Heritage Walk, Amritsar
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6.5/ 7 1
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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 »
  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
Kaiser Bagh, Amritsar
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4.7/ 7 1
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Kaiser Bagh is a quadrangular park, which was built between 1845 and 1850. This park features a pavilion, which is flanked by yellow coloured builds on the three sides. Tourists visiting this park are attracted to the entrance, which has a flight of stairs that lead to the... Read More »
"A walk in the Garden"Apr 16, 2014
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Sri Ram Tirath Temple, Amritsar
  • Type: Temple
Sri Ram Tirath Temple, Amritsar
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5.8/ 7 1
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Sri Ram Tirath Temple dates back to the period of Ramayana and is considered as the place for the ashram of sage Valmiki. As per the mythological beliefs, sage Valmiki gave shelter to Goddess Sita, wife of Lord Rama, in this ashram. Goddess Sita gave birth to the twins Lav and... Read More »
"Tryst with Faith"Apr 16, 2014
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Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, Amritsar
  • Type: Place of Worship
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, Amritsar
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7/ 7 1
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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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