The City Of Golden Temple

Amritsar city is one of the cities of the Punjab state in India. This city was founded by Guru Ram Das in 1574 on land bought by him for 700 rupees from the owners of the village of Tung.Amritsar derives its name from Amŗit-sarovar literally meaning "The Pool of the Nectar of Immortality". by him for 700 rupees from the owners of the village of Tung. Amritsar is 32 kilometres east of Lahore, Pakistan and therefore, very close to India's western border with Pakistan. It is home to the Harimandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, and is the spiritual and cultural centre of the Sikh Religion. It is also known for the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre and Operation Bluestar. The main commercial activities include tourism, carpets and fabrics, farm produce, handicrafts, service trades and light engineering. The city is known for its food and culture. Amritsar is also home to Central Khalsa Orphanage, which was once a home for Shaheed Udham Singh, a prominent figure in the Indian independence movement.

Attractions in Amritsar, around and from Amritsar

  • Durgiana Temple Durgiana Mandir, an important religious pilgrimage of The Hindus is in the Northern India. It is situated in Holy Amritsar City of Punjab.

  • Golden Temple The magnificent Golden Temple stands to preserve an astonishing cultural heritage and the profusion of traditions. The marvelous mélange of ethnicities here is as beautiful as the spirit of the peopl

  • Jallianwala Bagh Jallianwala Bagh has a special importance attached to it with respect to India's Freedom struggle. It was at this historic park that hundreds of men, women and children sacrificed their lives in front

  • Lal Devi Temple This Hindu temple commemorates Lal Devi, a bespectacled 20th century female saint. The temple is famous as fertility temple to the women who have not been able to bear any children.

  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama It is a permanent visual documentation of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and it has been conceptualized and set up by National Council of Science Museums of India. The main attraction of the panorama is a giga

  • Taran Taran Sikh Temple Its also called Golden temple of Taran Taran as it resembles the Golden Temple of Amritsar in beauty and splendor, but unlike Golden Temple of Amritsar which is in the middle of the lake, Taran Taran

  • Wagah Border Wagah Border is located on the India-Pakistan border, Wagah is 28 km from the Amritsar main town.