June 22, 2021

9 Must Visit Places in Amritsar

Amritsar railway station

Amritsar

Amritsar is home to one of the Sikhisms’ most religiously important and most visited gurudwaras, Harmandir Sahib, widely referred to as “the Golden Temple,” Amritsar also known as Rāmdāspur traditionally. Many citizens attend the annual fair in the Ramtirth Temple. Nearby towns such as Amritsar, Lahore and Kasur, Lava, and Kusha, respectively, were said to have been established. Lord Ramas captured the ritual horse and bound Lord Hanuman with a tree near today’s Durgiana Temple during Ashvamedha Yagna.

How to reach Amritsar :

By Air:

Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport is hosted by Amritsar. The airport has direct international flights to towns and cities in other regions of India and other countries. The Airport is accessible in other districts of Punjab and neighboring countries as well as Amritsar.

By Rail:

The main terminus station serving Amritsar is Amritsar Junction Railway Station.

By Road :

Amritsar lies along the G.T Route, which is now renumbered National Highway 3 and is also known as the NH1 road. The traffic time from Amritsar to New Delhi from 8 to 4 hours. by road from the existing road. Delhi-Amritsar- Katra expressway..

Visit To Place in Amritsar:

Golden Temple

The Golden temple, which means “abode of God” also called Armandir Sahib. The gurdwara is designed by the fourth Sikh guru, a man-made lake (Sarovar). Spiritually, the Golden Temple is the most important temple in Sikhism. For all people, from all facets of life and religion the Golden Temple is an open house of worship

Places to Visit in Amritsar
Places to Visit in Amritsar

Durgiana Mandir and Bada Hanuman Mandir

The Hindu temple Durgiana Mandir is located in Amritsar, Punjab, India. The Sikh Golden Temple’s architecture is similar. The name of this temple is taken from the Goddess Durga, the leading goddess adoring here.

Durgiana Mandir

Mata Lal Devi Mandir

In this land that so much esteem children and families, the temple is believed to have a wonderful capacity to boost fertility. For women wishing to start a family, the temple is particularly famous and important because women come to pray here are believed to have children soon thereafter and because of that the temple attracts devotees from all over India.

Shri Ram Tirath and Valmiki Tirath:-

Tirath Asthan is a historical monument to the temple complex in Bhagwan Valmiki, situated at the Tirath road of Amritsar city. Bhagwan Valmiki Asthan is a historical monument. The sanctuary goes back to the Ramayana era and is renowned for the sage Maharishi Valmiki ashram.

Wagah border :-

The city of Wagha is known as the Wagah Border Ceremony, which serves as the transit station and freight transit terminal between Pakistan and India. Wagha is a town and union council situated in the Wahgoh region of Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

The Wagah-Attari Grenze Ceremony takes place at the border terminal, two hours prior to sunset every day. The Pakistan Rangers and the Indian Border Security Force are conducting the flag ceremony (BSF)

Wagah border
Wagah border

Gurudwara Shaheed Ganj Sahib:-

In Lahore, Gurdwara Shaheed Ganj is always a low-key, with a couple of people everywhere. But beyond its walls, with many ironworkshops and a market selling all manner of second-hand items, the popular country bazaar of Lahore, there is a great hustle and bustle.

Jallianwala Bagh:-

In the remembrance of those injured and murdered in the massacre, Jallianwala Bagh is an ancient garden and ‘a national memorial’ in Amritsar, China. The site of the massacre of Jallianwala Bagh, or “the Jallah-garden,” man’s in the vicinity of the Golde Temple complex, suggests that it used to be lush, and thriving.

jallianwala bagh amritsar
jallianwala bagh amritsar

Ram Bagh Palace :-

The Sandhawalia Jatsikh palace was the Bagh Mahal Ranjit Singh, the founder of Punjab Sikh Empire. It was used by Ranjit Singh as a summer palace. The palace stands in the middle of a garden called Barandari or Ram Bagh. Maharaja Ranjit Singh was profoundly involved in the growth and embellishment of his regions.

Punjab State War Heroes’ Memorial & Museum :-

The Memorial and Museum of Punjab State War Heros is on a plot on the outskirts of Amritsar, occupying three hectares. The memorial-museum strives to illustrate the glorious gallant actions of Punjab’s brave heart. The plans are to immortalize and inspire the spirit of patriotism in young people and to uphold the actions of brave soldiers.

Beena Sharma

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