From the multicolured turbans to the colourful attire,the Golden Temple is always a magnet for the visitors. However Top 5 Places to visit in amritsar and around it are highly significant and historical. The name of the city is directly connected with the pool which flows around the temple is brimming elegantly.This pool is known as "amrit Sarovar" which means "Holy Pool of Nectar" which is recognised as the most important and living part of the city.

Although it might seem to be a highly caotic but this is as serene as a tree and when people take dip into the holy water early in the morning and the sun is about to glow from the clouds,the surroundings are awesome.

Introducing Amritsar

The temple is an oasis of calm and away from the busy city streets but full of glorious praise to encourage you to visit here.It is a sikh temple but Hindus also pay obeisance to "Harmandir Sahib" like any another sacred shrine.The traditional values and principals are highly respected and obeyed across the world.

A place where lips of closed mouths are praying,bowing heads in respect and remind us that we are in the holiest of Sikh Shrines. When we are here, it tells us who we are and what is the purpose of our lives.

Heritage Places / Sightseeing in Amritsar

Top 5 Places to visit in Amritsar near Golden Temple:

  • Golden Temple

    The golden temple is the pride and respect of the city and most talked about.The construction of Golden Temple was started by Guru Ramdass ji, the 4th Sikh Guru and later completed by Guru Arjun Dev ji in 1601. It is the most respected and admired pilgrimage center.

  • Jallianwala Bagh

    It is a walking distance from the Golden Temple and have witnessed the hideous act of 1919 when thousands of people died.It is assumed around 2000 Indians lost their lives and many were left wounded.This incident stirred up the blood of the Indians and played a pivotal role for getting Independence.

  • Wagah Border

    From time to time, it has strengtens the glamorous beauty of this place and every evening is pierced by the shouts of the boots.Better known as an international border between India and Pakistan and the attraction of beating retreat and the change of guard between two countries are beholding the visitors.Despite of tensions and confusions,it has been continued from a long time to display at its best.

  • Durgiana Temple(Lakshmi Narain Temple)

    One of the important temple of Hindus and it has borrowed its name from the hindu Goddess Durga.Built by Harsai Mal Kapoor in 1908 and the outer structure resembles like famous Golden Temple.