Tourist Places in Amritsar

Places to Visit in Amritsar

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Amritsar Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 12021 Ratings

Amritsar is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Amritsar is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Amritsar are February, March, October, November, December. There are 40 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 Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary, ISKCON Amritsar, Sri Sri Radha Gokulananda Temple, Lal Devi Mata Mandir, Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree. Amritsar can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

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Golden Temple,Amritsar

A place to visit once in life
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7.0/7

Jallianwala Bagh,Amritsar

Jallianwalla massacre
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5.0/7

Durgiana Temple,Amritsar

Awesome place to visit in Amri...
Overall Rating
7.0/7
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Amritsar Tourist Places



  • Type: Gurudwara
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Golden Temple, Amritsar
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6.6 / 7 1
359 Ratings & 264 Reviews
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 »
"Golden Temple"2 weeks ago "Religious visit"4 weeks ago
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  • Type: Historic Place
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Wagah Border, Amritsar
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6.1 / 7 1
137 Ratings & 114 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 »
"Feel an Indian"2 days ago "Excellent Experience"5 days ago
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Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar
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5.8 / 7 1
51 Ratings & 36 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 »
"Jallianwala Bagh"2 weeks ago "Very close to Golden temple"3 months ago
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Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar
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24 Ratings & 18 Reviews
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 »
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Attari Border Crossing, Amritsar
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6.1 / 7 1
15 Ratings & 13 Reviews
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 »
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Durgiana temple, Amritsar
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6.0 / 7 1
12 Ratings & 8 Reviews
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 »
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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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Tarn Taran, Amritsar
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8 Ratings & 5 Reviews
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 »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Akal Takht, Amritsar
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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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5.8 / 7 1
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: Fort
Gobindgarh Fort, Amritsar
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4.5 / 7 1
5 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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  • Type: Museum
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Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Amritsar
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2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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"Jul 21, 2015 "The Sikh history"Apr 21, 2014
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  • Type: Temple
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Sri Ram Tirath Temple, Amritsar
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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 »
"Tallest Hanuman Idol"Jul 26, 2015 "Tryst with Faith"Apr 16, 2014
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Hanuman Mandir, Amritsar
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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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ISKCON Amritsar, Sri Sri Radha Gokulananda Temple, Amritsar
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2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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 »
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
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Khalsa College, Amritsar
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3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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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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: 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 Pipli Sahib, Amritsar
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2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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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  • Type: Religious Place
Santokhsar Sahib, Amritsar
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5.8 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
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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