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¤ Akal Takht
¤ Baba Atal
¤ Gurudwara Lohgarh Amritsar
¤ Ramsar Sahib
¤ Gurudwara Dera Baba Nanak
¤ Gurudwara Taran Taran
¤ Gurudwara Khadur Sahib
¤ Gurudwara San Sahib
¤ Baba Bakala
¤ Damdama Sahib
¤ Sri Keshgarh Sahib
¤ Other Gurudwaras in Amritsar
¤ Durgiana Temple
¤ Ram Tirath Temple
Hotels in Amritsar
Four Star Hotels
¤ Mohan International Hotel
¤ MK Hotel
Two Star Hotels
¤ Hotel Ritz Plaza
¤ Hotel Royal Castle
¤ Hotel Astoria
¤ The Grand
¤ Ranjit's Svassa
¤ Hotel Blue Moon
¤ KR Resorts
¤ Hotel Lawrence
Sikh Culture
¤ Ten Gurus of Sikhs
¤ Khalsa Panth
Recreational places in Amritsar
¤ Harike Bird Sanctuary
¤ Other Places to visit in Amritsar
Historical Places in Amritsar
¤ Jallianwala Bagh
¤ Ram Bagh
Places nearby Amritsar
¤ Wagah Border
¤ Gurudwara Anandpur Sahib
¤ Gurudwara Kiratpur Sahib
Other cities of Punjab
¤ Jallandhar
¤ Ludhiana
¤ Chandigarh
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Historical Places in Amritsar


There are many historical places in Amritsar for the interest of tourists. It is an important city in the History of Sikh religion.

Golden Temple also called Darbar Sahib, Hari Mandir or Harmandir is a pilgrimage for Sikh community. The Gurudwara is constructed in white marble and is adorned with gilded copper and gold inlay work. The history of Gurudwara is really interesting. Golden Temple had to face threats many times. A lot of times it was plundered but it still stands as an architectural marvel instilling confidence and religiosity in the worshippers.

Pul Kanjari is located in proximity to the villages of Daoka and Dhanoa Kalan. Maharaja Ranjit Singh built Pul Kanjari for his rest and leisure. The fortress consists of a baoli (a bathing pool), a temple, a Gurudwara and a mosque.

Jallianwala Bagh is a historical landmark located in the heart of the city Amritsar. People visit this place in the memory of the people who died in an open firing by General Dyer on April13, 1919. There is a deep well in the park where many innocent people jumped in while running from the bullets.

Summer place of Maharaja Ranjit Singh is situated in the heart of the garden called Ram Bagh. This garden bears a similar pattern of Shalimar Bagh at Lahore. There is a museum named after Maharaja Ranjit Singh exhibiting displays miniatures, coins, weapons and an imitation of most famous diamond Kohinoor.

Historical Places in Amritsar
¤ Jallianwala Bagh ¤ Ram Bagh

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