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Tourist Visiting Places in Amritsar

Tourist Destination

Amritsar

Country

India

State

Punjab

Location

Northern India

Religion

Hindu, Sikhism, Islam

Languages

Punjabi, Hindi, English, Urdu

Temperature

During winter 04°C to 27°C and During summer 24°C to 45°C

Best Time to Visit

October to March

Our Official Website

www.golden-triangle-tours.com

 

About Amritsar

Amritsar is home to the Harmandir Sahib referred to as the "Golden Temple" in the western media, the divine and nurturing center for the Sikh religion. Amritsar is one of the largest cities of the Punjab state in India. The main bartering activities include tourism, carpets and fabrics, farm produce, handicrafts, service trades, and light engineering. Major sightseeing places of Amritsar are:

 

Sightseeing Places:

Golden Temple:  The Golden Temple is beautifully located in the heart of the city of Amritsar. The temple has a colossal dome made of pure gold. The shrine is encircled by a large Sarovar named as Amrit Sar which means Lake of Holy Water, which is also from where the city has derived its name.

Jallianwala Bagh: Jallianwala Bagh is one of the famous tourist attractions in the city of Punjab, which has a strong narrative background. Thousands of legitimate Indians were maliciously killed in genocide by the British General Dyer.

Shri Durgiana Temple: The temple is also called as Shree Durgiana Tirath or Sitla Mandir, is situated outside the Lohgarh Gate in Amritsar. It is a well known archive of Hindu testaments.

The Wagah Border: The Wagah Border is the only international road border crossing between India and Pakistan and lies on the significant G.T.Road between the cities of Amritsar (India) and Lahore (Pakistan). It is popular for its daily evening retreat commemoration also known as “Lowering of the Flags”.

Sri Akal Takht Sahib: Sri Akal Takht Sahib is a famous pilgrimage for the Sikhs in Amritsar. The place forms a momentous part of the Golden Temple compound.

Ram Bagh: Ram Bagh Garden used to be the palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh for summers during his rein. The garden had been renamed by the ruler on the name of the founder of the city.

Gurudwara Baba Atal Sahib: The Gurudwara Baba Atal Sahib is one of the important tourist spots of Amritsar. It was built during 1778-1784 and describes the affluent culture and heritage of Punjab.

 

Excursion Trip from Amritsar:

Neemrana - It will offer you the beauty of a state that has a number of priceless architectural forts and palaces. It was built by the king Raj Dev in 1464 AD and is a major attraction for tourists. It is 80 km away from Alwar. It takes approximately 1 to 2hrs to reach.

Kesroli - It is located only 12 kilometers from Alwar. It is a visual treat, especially when viewed from the ridge of the Hill Fort at Kesrol.  Explore the whole day trip in Kesroli encasing the scenic beauty of Alwar.

 

Where to Shop?

Guru Bazaar

Mochi Bazaar

Shastri Market

Lawrence Road

Shopping at Kapra Bazaar and many more.

How to Reach?

By Air Alwar Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport/Amritsar airport is the nearest Airport in Amritsar. It is also connected with other states and cities.

By Railway : Amritsar Junction Railway Station, Punjab is the main Railway station in Amritsar. There are also small railway stations nearby the City which is well connected with other main cities, to Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Ambala. Other lines of this kind have proposed in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, and Kolkata.

By Road : Amritsar can be easily reached by taxis and buses easily by road. There are well-maintained roads linking it to tourism destinations. Amritsar is also connected with Lahore, Pakistan via the old Grand Trunk Road.

Where to Stay?

Around Amritsar, there are luxury facilitate types of rooms in any Star hotels. Besides Star hotels, there are also budget hotels, Guest houses and lodges. Our company mostly deals with Luxury and Star accommodated hotels in Amritsar with special rates or discounts according to seasonal time.

 

Crocus Travel Pvt. Ltd. Company welcomes you to book any tour packages of Amritsar as per your requirement and send us a query at our official websites: www.golden-triangle-tours.com

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