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Sightseeing and Things to do in Amritsar

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2009 10 Contributors

Depending on your interests and the time that you have, there are a host of things to see and do in Amritsar.

Things to do: History and Culture

Golden Temple

OK Rated #2 out of 8 attractions in Amritsar

It is the main attraction that draws people from all over the country and abroad. In the centre of the temple complex is the Harimandir Sahib, built in marble and has a golden dome. The temple came to... More

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Harimandir Sahib

OK Rated #3 out of 8 attractions in Amritsar

Perched at the center of the pool is the Golden Temple known as the Harimandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib. The foundation of the Harmandir Sahib was laid by Pir Mian Mir of Lahore on the request of Arjan D... More

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Akal Takht

OK Rated #2 out of 8 attractions in Amritsar

The place where Guru Granth Sahib is put to bed every night after an elaborate (see what to do) procession brings the holy book on beautifully decorated Palki. Built by Guru Hargobind, the Akal Takht ... More

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Things to do: Nature and Adventure

Jalianwallah Bagh

OK Rated #1 out of 8 attractions in Amritsar

Just 10 minutes walking distance from the Golden Temple is the Jallianwallah Bagh. The well is now covered and the bullet marks on nearby walls are outlined to give visitors an idea about the dastardl... More

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Things to do: Fairs, Festivals & Events

Guru Purab

OK Rated #0 out of 8 attractions in Amritsar

The birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev - the first guru of the Sikhs is celebrated across the country. The `Akhand Path` - recitation of the Sikh holy book, Guru Granth Sahib and Langars (community f... More

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Things to do: Tours Nearby

Wagah Border

OK Rated #1 out of 8 attractions in Amritsar

Wagah is roughly 30 km from Amritsar and a must visit to see the passion and spirit among people for their country. It’s like a cricket match between India and Pakistan. It is about beating the retrea... More

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