Amritsar - 7 Attractions You Must Visit

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About Amritsar

One of the 22 districts of Punjab state and also it is the second most populous district. There are so many gurdwaras and other tourist places here.

Types of Attractions in Amritsar

Activities Around

List of Attractions in Amritsar

Akal Takht

Akal Takht

Gurdwaras

Man-made Structures - Other

It is one of the famous Sikh Gurdwaras in Punjab. It is one of the five seats of power of Sikhs. Daily a lot of peoples come here for worshipping and to see this beautiful place.

Durgiana Temple

Durgiana Temple

Hindu Temples

Notable Architectures

A famous temple in Punjab that is dedicated to Durga. The architecture of this temple is very similar to the Golden temple. Ther temple and the surrounding is very quiet and very clean. A lot of people visits this temple every day because of its importance.

Gobindgarh Fort

Gobindgarh Fort

Man-made Structures - Other

Forts

Notable Architectures

This is a historical fort located in the city of Amritsar. Earlier occupied by the army and now it is open for the public as a museum and the architecture of the fort is quite interesting.

Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai Sahib Ji

Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai Sahib Ji

Gurdwaras

Notable Architectures

One of the famous gurdwaras of Punjab. It is very near to the Harmandir Sahib Gurdwara. This is one of the Punjab's architectural marvel. daily a lot of people visits this place.

Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple)

Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple)

Gurdwaras

Notable Architectures

Also called as Golden temple. It is the holiest Gurdwara and the most important pilgrimage site of Sikhism. The temple is situated in the center of a manmade pool. this temple has a lot of history to say and is one of the most prominent gurdwaras of Punjab.

Jallianwala Bagh

Jallianwala Bagh

Man-made Structures - Other

Tombs

Monuments

Jallianwala Bagh is a historic garden and ‘memorial of national importance’ in Amritsar, India, preserved in the memory of those wounded and killed in the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre that occurred on the site on the festival of Vaisakhi, 13 April 1919.

Partition Museum

Partition Museum

Man-made Structures - Other

Monuments

Museums

This is a recently opened museum in 2017. The museum aims to become the central repository of stories, materials, and documents related to the post-partition riots that followed the division of British India into two independent countries: India and Pakistan.

Map of attractions in Amritsar

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For more information about Amritsar, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amritsar_district