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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

10 Best visiting place in Amritsar


Shree Amritsar Sahib Ji

Amritsar City near Golden Temple

Welcome Friends

Hello friends, how are you, today I am here to share my wonderful experience of our visit to Amritsar. let's start a journey of Amritsar with me of the holy and historical places.

Best Season to visit Amritsar

The best season to visit at Amritsar is November to March, when the weather is comparatively pleasant and ideal for sightseeing and visiting the Golden Temple. However, sometimes the temperature can touch a freezing – 1 Degree Celsius.

How to come at Amritsar

If you plan to visit the Amritsar. well, I can guide you all on how to reach in Amritsar. there is three-way to reach the Amritsar City:-

First is by Train: - Amritsar is connected all over India with the help of train connectivity and tourist comes here from all over India by train. This is the very cheapest and affordable way to reach the destination.

Second is by Bus:-Amritsar is connected all over India with the help of Roads connectivity and tourist comes here from all over India by own vehicles and public transportation. This is costly as a comparison to by train.

Third is by Flight:-Amritsar is connected all over the world with the help of Air connectivity and tourist come here from all over the world. This is costly as a comparison to by train and bus both.


How to visit Local Places


Come on friends, I can share with you the knowledge regarding local transport during your trip for Amritsar. You can explore the place in three ways

First Local transport: - you can take a manual rickshaw, auto-rickshaw, taxi or local bus That is the very cheapest way to explore the Amritsar city. it is a little bit uncomfortable way for outsiders.

Second transport: - you can book Ola, Uber and city cab also this is a little a bit expensive than local transport but safe and comfortable for all.

Third transport: - you can book the government Hop Hop bus services. This is also a good option to visit Amritsar.


Distance Table from Amritsar Railway Station, Bus stand or Airport to All 10 best visiting Places are given below:-


Shree Amritsar Sahib Ji

Amritsar Golden Temple front gate

Amritsar is the best place to visit in India. Because of its sacred and historical places. It is a very sacred place for Sikhism. Many tourists come from all over the world. To visit beautiful, sacred and historical places. They all go home with lots of beautiful memories and peace of their souls. During this tour, you see Punjabi culture and brotherhood of all religions. There are many places to visit in Amritsar, but I am telling you the ten most beautiful and historical places. The details of those ten places are given below: -

1.      Golden temple

Amritsar Golden Temple

Sr. No.
Destination
Km
1
Amritsar Railway Station to Golden Temple
2.4
2
Amritsar Bus Stand to Golden Temple
1.8
3
Amritsar Airport to Golden Temple
13.1

Golden Temple is One of the most spiritual places in India, The official name of the Golden Temple Ji is Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji. It is located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India, and the city is also known as the City of the Golden Temple. Shri Harmandir Sahib Ji is surrounded by a sacred pool and group of buildings which is important for Sikhism. It is a sacred place for Sikhs. This complex is the most important pilgrimage center of Sikhism and is also known as Darbar Sahib. Sri Darbar Sahib has four gates; this place is open to all religions like Hindu, Muslims, Sikhs, and isais. After undergoing demolitions, it was rebuilt in 1830 by Maharaja Ranjit Singh, with pure marble and gold. It is situated in the center of Amritsar and is easily available from any part of the city. Acting as a symbol of brotherhood and equality, the Golden Temple is visited by people from all over the world who come here for spiritual solutions and religious fulfillment. Despite the meeting of thousands of people in the temple premises, only one voice will be heard around you, which is give them peace of soul of everyone who comes to this place.
Golden Temple is the beautiful holy place situated in the city of Amritsar, the Golden Temple is a small part of the huge complex, known as the Sikhs Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib. That is a surrounded by a sacred pool called Amrit Sarovar, which surrounds the holy place Shri Darbar Sahib Ji temple. Amritsar City takes its name from this Amrit Sarovar, which was excavated in 1577 by the fourth Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Ram Das Ji.
Golden Temple Morning View

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On the edge of the complex, there are more pilgrimages and monuments. The Sikh Museum is located inside the tower of the main entrance, which depicts the persecution perpetrated by the Mughals, the British and the Government of India in 1984 by the Sikhs. Ramgarhia Bunga is a protective stronghold located at the south-eastern end of the sacred pool. And is surrounded by two Islamic-style minarets. The Golden Temple is one of the best attractions in the world.





2.      Jallianwala Bagh


Jalliawala Bagh


Sr. No.
Destination
Kilometer
1
Amritsar Railway Station to Jallianwala Bagh
2.2
2
Amritsar Bus Stand to  Jallianwala Bagh
1.7
3
Amritsar Airport to  Jallianwala Bagh
12.9

Jallianwala Bagh is located near (before) the famous Golden Temple of Amritsar, Jallianwala Bagh is a public park and also houses a peaceful memorial to commemorate the massacre by the British Army. This place is spread over 6.5 acres of land. The memory of Jallianwala Bagh is associated with one of the saddest days in Indian history when thousands of innocent people were killed on the orders of Mr. General Dyer, who had gathered for the peaceful celebration of Punjabi festival Baisakhi. All this happened on 13-April-1919 on Vaisakhi festival day. There is a memorial note at the entrance that serves as a historical record. This tragic incident left a deep impact on the country and a memorial was built after independence for the innocent people who lost their lives in this devastating event. Established by the Government of India in 1951, the genocide memorial was inaugurated on 13 April 1961 by Dr. Rajendra Prasad Was performed by. The place has now been converted into a beautiful park and is managed by the Jallianwala Bagh National Monument Trust.


There are many structures inside the complex that leads to atrocities occurring here. These include a wall that still bears the marks of the bullets that were thrown indiscriminately at civilians and a well into which many jumped to protect themselves from the onslaught of bullets. It is estimated that more than 1000 Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, and isai lost their lives in this brutal attack. The entrance of the narrow street is also situated today, which shows the historical importance passes through here. An air of calm serene above Jallianwala Bagh still brings indescribable sadness and a feeling of peace.

3.      Durgayana Mandir

Amritsar Durgayana Mandir

Sr. No.
Destination
Kilometer
1
Amritsar Railway Station to Durgayana Mandir
1.2
2
Amritsar Bus Stand to Durgayana Mandir
2.3
3
Amritsar Airport to Durgayana Mandir
12.3
Durgiana Temple, also known as Laxmi Narayan Temple or Shri Sitala MataTemple, This is a Hindu temple located and situated in the city of Amritsar or city of Golden Temple. its architecture is like the Golden Temple. There is a beautiful lake within this holy temple. The main holy temple of Shri Lakshmi Ji and Shri Vishnu Ji are placed at the center of this beautiful lake.in this holy temple, the Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu can be seated in peace position. These idols are highly worshiped by devotees, making this temple a famous Hindu pilgrimage site. The fragrance of Incense sticks can be found at the main entrance of the temple. This temple made by the Vastu Shastra, so that looks like architectural wonder. A rare idol of Hanuman is believed to be found in near (the place of this temple is old Shri Hanuman Ji temple) the Durgiana temple. One of the main attractions at this quiet place is the fountain show which takes place every evening in front of the main temple.

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Apart from the main temple, many subsidiary temples can be found at this holy site. Bara Hanuman Temple where Hanuman was asked to be occupied by the twins of Rama and Sita. The Mata Sitala Temple is dedicated to Sitala, which sits near a Shiva Linga and a brass lion. Statues of Sat Narayana and Radha Krishna can be found in the premises of the Sat Narayana temple and the Goswami Tulsidas temple is dedicated to Tulsidas where a rare handwritten copy of the Ramayana can be found.

The temple ensures that visitors are taken lots of blessing of God while visiting this holy place. The Langar Bhavan are also situated in temple premises, this run by the Durgiana Management Committee, there is serves pilgrims throughout the day. The committee is also known to reach out to society through various services.

4.      Gobind gardh Fort

Gobindgarh Fort

Sr. No.
Destination
Kilometer
1
Amritsar Railway Station to Gobind Gardh Fort
0.85
2
Amritsar Bus Stand to Gobind Gardh Fort
2.7
3
Amritsar Airport to Gobind Gardh Fort
12
Gobindgarh Fort is the heart of the grand stories of Punjab's past. The historic fort represents a glorious past of 259 years, beginning with the Bhangi Misl era, and the ending with the Indian Army after the British East India Company. The Gobindgarh Fort was first known as 'Bhaij da Fort' built by Gujar Singh in 1760. During the visit of Durgayan Mandir visitors can visit the area which has now been exceptionally developed by the Punjab government into a living museum. the museum acting as a repository history of Punjab. The Takshakkhana is situated in the fort. Takshakkhana is now a museum in the fort, was used to store the famous Kohinoor diamond.
Map for Gobindgarh Fort

Maharaja Ranjit Singh extended the majestic fort, which was influenced by French architecture. The attractive monument was opened to the public on 10 February 2017 after being restored by the Punjab government with the help of the Asian Development Bank. The journey of this beautiful place is untold able and the special attraction of history through camel rides, horse rides, traditional folk performances, and 7D laser art shows at night. One of the attractions of the fort served as the residence of garrison commanders during the British period. During the visit by visitors can take lots of memory with him and enjoying some authentic Punjabi style with Ambarsi Zika or choosing to buy souvenirs and gifts at the Haat Bazaar inside the fort complex.

5.      Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Sign


Sr. No.
Destination
Kilometer
1
Amritsar Railway Station to Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum
2.7
2
Amritsar Bus Stand to Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum
2.5
3
Amritsar Airport to Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum
12
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji Museum is situated in Company bagh at Amritsar. Company bagh is the summer palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji. This summer palace Turned into the Summer Palace Museum, the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum is a beautiful building made by the Punjab Government due to tourist place that houses the royal heritage of Maharaja Ranjit Singh such as weapons and armor, exquisite paintings and collection of old century coins and manuscripts.
The museum is surrounded by the famous Rambagh garden also tell the company bagh, this museum is popular for its statue of the legendary king with his horse.

6.      Lal Mata Mandir (Model Town Mandir)


Sr. No.
Destination
Kilometer
1
Amritsar Railway Station to Lal Mata Mandir (Model Town Mandir)
2.3
2
Amritsar Bus Stand to Lal Mata Mandir (Model Town Mandir)
3
3
Amritsar Airport to Lal Mata Mandir (Model Town Mandir)
10.9
The Mata Lal Devi Temple is popular as the Model town Mandir, this temple is situated in Amritsar, this temple is famous among Hindu pilgrims for improving their architecture fertility. The temple is dedicated to the female saint Shri Lal Devi and is considered a miniature dimension of the popular Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu. The temple is decorated with luminous mirrors that illuminate the area through the reflecting sun and several lamps, in this temple, you found all over India holy places miniature. you see the twelve Jyotir Ling here, Tirupathi Bala Ji mandir and many more temples.

Statues of various Gods are placed on the inner walls of the entire complex. As the devotees walk inside the temple, many idols, statues, pictures tell the story of Sant Lal Devi. A man-made cave leads pilgrims to the temple of the goddess, which can only be reached by crawling or bending completely. Women from across the country visit this mysterious temple to seek blessings to bear the child, as this mysterious temple has the amazing ability to improve fertility in women. This charming temple is a complete visual treat for tourists as the place has a vivid spectrum of colors and one can actually work elaborate mirrors.
  

7.      Shri Ram Tirth Temple

Amritsar Ram Tirath

Sr. No.
Destination
Kilometer
1
Amritsar Railway Station to Shri Ram Tirth Temple
13
2
Amritsar Bus Stand to Shri Ram Tirth Temple
16
3
Amritsar Airport to Shri Ram Tirth Temple
17.7
Sri Ram Tirtha Mandir, located near the city of Amritsar. This place is built to honor the birthplace of Ram and Sita's twin children - Love - Kusha. Built-in lime-yellow stone, the temple meets the epic of Ramayana, Sita stayed here in the ashram of Maha Rishi Balmiki after being abandoned by Rama. It is said that Lav-Kush's war with Rama's Ashwamedha force took place here. The Gurukul of twins located in the temple complex is considered a wonderful surprise by the pilgrims.

The ancient temple hosted a 5-day holy fair after Diwali, where around one lakh devotees come to seek blessings. Devotees take a holy bath in the ancient lake to the temple on the night of Puranamashi. A tradition called Tulla Torana is practiced, where a light lamp made of kneaded flour and ghee is fed in water. This tradition is followed to remove any sins and is said to please Lord Rama. There is a unique belief that pilgrimage is not complete without donating money or food to the needy. Small amusement park rides, such as the Meera Go Round, are set up near the Giant Wheel Temple with performances of acrobats and magic shows that feature throughout the 5-day program. After the finish of holy fair people also go to see the Maha Shri Balmikhi Ji temple.

8.      War Memorial Museum


Sr. No.
Destination
Kilometer
1
Amritsar Railway Station to war memorial
9.6
2
Amritsar Bus Stand to war memorial
14.2
3
Amritsar Airport to war memorial
15.8
This museum come fall during the visit of Wagha Border. The Punjab State War Heroes Memorial and Museum displays the illustrious Braves of Punjabi soldiers. This museum immortalizes the valor of Punjab soldiers, displayed with a patriotic spirit. Built-in both traditional and modern architectural styles, it has a state-of-the-art gallery where one can see the martial tradition and military operations of Punjab. Numerous paintings, photographs, paintings, artifacts, weapons, and interactive panels can be found here, which help the tourists to go back in old time. The museum has a collection of photographs from the 1965 and 1971 wars. A wall painting has been erected to commemorate and pay tribute to the 21 Sikh soldiers who were martyred in the 1971 war. Like the Gobindgarh Fort, the walls are constructed of Nanakshahi brick. In the pre-British, British and post-independence periods, tourists can travel for 3 eras through special light and sound shows held here. The 7D auditorium is a must-see experience during your visit, which takes visitors to the war zones of the past.



Due to its proximity to the Indo-Pak International Border, the museum is a major attraction for tourists before the Beating Retreat ceremony at the Wagah border. The main appeal of this fascinating museum is the 45-meter stainless steel sword which is preserved in the center of the place. The sword represents the strength and courage of the people who protect the nation at peak times of war. The magnificent sword with the names of 3500 martyrs inscribed on the wall of the memorial is placed in a water body. The decompressed aircraft carrier MiG-23, INS Vikrant, and 3 tanks are also featured here. The place not only serves as a tourist destination, but the museum is a constant source of inspiration for the youth and a reminder of the sacrifices made for freedom.

9.      Rainbow Water Park

Amritsar Rainbow Water Park

Sr. No.
Destination
Kilometer
1
Amritsar Railway Station to Rainbow Water Park
21.8
2
Amritsar Bus Stand to Rainbow Water Park
22.5
3
Amritsar Airport to Rainbow Water Park
24.2
Rainbow Water Park is located during the Attari Border Road in Amritsar. This water park is good fun for children, and also good for the elder due to more activity things in this park. If you visit the Wagah border in the summer season then it is good for bathing and swimming but only in you visit own car. Rainbow Resorts Water Park offers many activities. Spread over an area of ​​nine acres of land, the resort has swimming pools, adventure parks, go-karting, paintballs, kitty party halls, boating, restaurants and many more.

10.    Wagha Border


Sr. No.
Destination
Kilometer
1
Amritsar Railway Station to Wagah Border
28.3
2
Amritsar Bus Stand to Wagah Border
30
3
Amritsar Airport to Wagah Border
34.3
Wagha Border is located in Amritsar, Punjab, India. The distance between Amritsar to Wagah border is 28 km and from Lahore to Wagah border is 22 km, the Wagah border marks the boundaries between the Indian and Pakistani borders. It is situated on the Grand Trunk Road between Amritsar, Punjab, India and Lahore, Pakistan in Punjab. this Grand Trunk road also the National Highway No. 1, People from all over the country visit this place to watch the Beating Retreat ceremony held every day before sunset. The ceremony includes closing international gates and lowering down the flags of both countries. It is a spectacle to be seen and it is an occasion where every Indian's heart is filled with pride and enthusiasm. The flag ceremony has been organized by the Indian Border Security Force and the Pakistan Rangers since 1959.



Every evening, just before sunset, Indian and Pakistan Army soldiers join a 30-minute demonstration of military camaraderie and show-style at this border outpost. Officially, the ceremony is intended to formally close the border for the night and lower down the national flag. However, it is an entertainment event and a display of national pride for the thousands of people who come here every day. During the making of the ceremony, the crowd dances to the Indian national anthem, thunderous applause, and Bollywood Patriotic style Hindi songs.

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