Tourist Places in Amritsar

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Golden Temple, Amritsar
Golden Temple, Amritsar
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Gurudwara
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 Guru began the... Read More »
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Tarn Taran, Amritsar
Tarn Taran, Amritsar
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Religious Place
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 Guru Ka Khuh.... Read More »
Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar
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Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Religious Place
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 and Muslim styles of... Read More »
Akal Takht, Amritsar
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Ranked 4 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Place of Worship
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... Read More »
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Wagah Border, Amritsar
Wagah Border, Amritsar
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Ranked 5 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Historic Place
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 evening, since 1959.... Read More »
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Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar
Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Historic Place
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 people gathered... Read More »
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Khalsa College, Amritsar
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
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 the Mayo School of... Read More »
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Hall Bazaar, Amritsar
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Ranked 8 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Market
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 products such as... Read More »
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Amritsar
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Ranked 9 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Museum
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, all of which belong... Read More »
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Hanuman Mandir, Amritsar
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Temple
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. Local people believe... Read More »
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Santokhsar Sahib, Amritsar
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Religious Place
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 History. It is one of... Read More »
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Durgiana temple, Amritsar
Durgiana temple, Amritsar
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Gurudwara
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 Kapoor, this temple... Read More »
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Maharajah Ranjit Singh Panorama, Amritsar
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Landmark
Attari Border Crossing, Amritsar
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Historic Place
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 before sunset.... Read More »
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Gurudwara Pipli Sahib, Amritsar
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Gurudwara
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 once stood here. This... Read More »
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Bathinda Fort, Amritsar
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Fort
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 commemorate his visit, a... Read More »
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Tempio d'Oro, Amritsar
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Religious Place
Tempio D'oro, or better known as the Golden Temple is the most important religious centre of the Sikhs. Located at the heart of Amritsar in Punjab this complex attracts nearly one-lakh devotees daily. Constructed in the sixth century by the fifth Sikh Guru, Guru Arjan, this Gurudwara complex... Read More »
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Bibeksar Sahib, Amritsar
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Gurudwara
In the midst of Sultanwind and Chativind Bibeksar Sahib is a beautiful Gurudwara on the banks of the Bibeksar Sarovar. It was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh while the Sarovar was built by the 6th Sikh guru, Hargobind Singh for his devotees. Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee looks after the... Read More »
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Gurudwara Mata Kaulan, Amritsar
Gurudwara Mata Kaulan, Amritsar
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Gurudwara
The sacred tanks close to the Gurudwaras are also considered equally religious. The holy Gurudwara Mata Kaulan and tank are revered by the Sikhs. It is said that a pious girl, Kaulan took the path of religion and left her home as her family was not amenable to her decision. She left and took... Read More »
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Ber Baba Buddha, Amritsar
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 41
Places to Visit in Amritsar
  • Type: Place of Worship
One of the saintly Gurus of Sikhism, Baba Buddha was authorized with the construction of the tank within the Golden temple. The tree under which Baba Buddha used to sit and meditate is a famed religious destination known as Ber Baba Buddha. According to legends, Guru Arjan Dev was blessed with a... Read More »
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