If you are looking to head to a calm and serene place which can induce tranquillity and peace in your mind and soul then Amristar is the right place. It is one of the largest city of Punjab and is known to be a religious hub for the Sikh’s who come and worship at the Golden Temple located here. Amritsar is known for its introverted planning system which has unique areas called as Katras.
Although the city has many relics but is best known for Golden Temple. The Golden temple is renowned for its golden dome and is one of the most sacred pilgrimages of the Sikhs. This temple has been carved on 67-ft square marble and is built with 400 kg gold leaf.
If you are visiting Amritsar, then be geared up to visit other places in its vanity. The Golden Temple is surrounded by various famous temples like Durgiana Temple. Here are a few places that you must visit if you visit this holy city-
1. Jallianwala Bagh – If you visit Amritsar, you should never miss a chance to visit this historical place where so many people died in the British era. Although it’s a tragic monument, yet it holds a lot of historical significance. This is the place where Amritsar Massacre of 1919 took place. You can still see the marks of bullets on the walls of Jallianwala Bagh.
2. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum – One of the most renowned and popular kings of Punjab, Maharaja Ranjit Singh has a museum in his name. The palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh has been converted into a museum and is a must visit if you wish to see how glorified and brave this king of Punjab was. The museums display articles, paintings, coins, manuscripts related to the Maharaja.
3. Wagah Border – If you are in Amritsar, save the date and day for a visit to the Wagah Border which is around 29 km from the city. From shouts of patriotism to the powerful show put up by the BSF and Pakistan Rangers, Wagah border will surely add to the enthusiasm of your trip.
Apart from these places, you can also visit, Gurdwara Bibeksar Sahib, Chand Baori, Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, ISKCON Amritsar Sri Sri Radha Gokulananda.
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