Top 10 best places to visit in Amritsar

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Top 10 best places to visit in Amritsar
Top 10 best places to visit in Amritsar

 

» Golden Temple

The Golden Temple of Amritsar is also known as "Darbar Sahib" or as a "Harmandar Sahib".& It is one of the oldest worship places for the Sikh. The entire top of the temple is made of pure gold

Distance from airport: 12.8 km

Opening hours: 2:30 am to 10 am Every day

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Not allowed inside


» Jallianwala Bagh

The Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden which houses a memorial to commemorate the massacre of peaceful celebrators by the British forces. The memorial was constructed post the independence for the innocents who lost their lives in this devastating incident.

Distance from airport: 13.6 km

Opening hours: 6:30 am to 7:30 pm All days of the week

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed.


» Wagah Border

It is the borderline running along the Grand Trunk Road between Amritsar in Punjab. Wagah Border witness the Beating Retreat Ceremony that is held every day before sunset.

Distance from airport: 34.5 km

Opening hours: 10 am to 4:15 pm In winter / 10 am to 5:15 pm in summer

Best time to visit: October to March

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed


»Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum

This Museum is a lovely building which archives the Royal Heritage of Maharaja Ranjit Singh such as armor, arms, outstanding paintings and century old manuscripts & coins. This palace is surrounded by the famous Rambagh Garden.

Distance from airport: 11.6 km

Opening hours: Tue to Fri 10 am to 5 pm / Sat / Sun – 10 am to 9 pm

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Not allowed inside


» Partition Museum

The Partition Museum Amritsar collects artifacts, personal histories & archival records that tell the story of the Partition.

Distance from airport: 12.3 km

Opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm All days open except Mondays

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: 10. INR / 150.INR for foreigners

Photography: Allowed


» Gurudwara Baba Atal Sahib

Gurudwara Baba Atal Sahib is built in between 1778 to 1784. It encompasses the rich beauty of tradition & culture of Punjab. This Gurdwara is one of the most famous historical spots of Amritsar, Punjab.

Distance from airport: 16.5 km

Opening hours: 6 am to 10 am Every day

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Not allowed inside


» Durgiana Temple

This Temple is also known as Lakshmi Narayan Temple, DurgaTirath a&nd Sitla Mandir.It is a premier temple situated in the city of Amritsar.

Distance from airport: 12 km

Opening hours: 6 am to 10 pm Every day

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Not allowed inside


» Maharaja Ranjit Singh Statue.

This statue adorns the lush green Rambagh Garden. Maharaja Ranjot Singh’s glorious statue shows Maharaja Ranjit Singh saddled on his horse proudly looking towards the horizon. The statue is a symbol of the power of Sikh community during the 18th century.

Distance from airport: 12 km

Opening hours: Throughout the day & Evening

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed


» Sun City Park

The Sun city Amusement and Water Park is spread over 12 acres of land with lush green gardens and many rides and attractions. There are over 14 rides for people of all age groups.

Distance from airport: 15 km

Opening hours: 10 am to 8 pm All days of the week

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Amusement Park- 350.INR / Water Park- 580.INR / Combo pack 700.INR

Photography: Allowed


» Bibeksar Sahib

Bibeksar Sahib lying on the banks of Bibeksar Sarovar was constructed by Maharaja Renjith Singh. This place is famous as the congregation site of followers of sixth Sikh Guru, Hargobind Singh Ji.

Distance from airport: 14.4 km

Opening hours: 6 am to 10 am Every day

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Not allowed inside


Best time to visit Amritsar: November to March

It is one of the major tourist destinations in Punjab.

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