Visit “Amritsar” The Golden Heart of Punjab for your Happy Weekend

Amritsar is the city located in the Punjab, India near Pakistan Border. The city is having almost all thing that makes your weekend awesome. In Amritsar Indulge in the country’s best and mouth watering food, pay a visit to Golden Temple and shop for the Punjabi Kurtis and pajama.

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Best Time to Visit Amritsar

During the wimter season in the month of November to March is the suitable to visit here as the climate is on chillax.

How to Reach Amritsar

By Air- Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport is only 11 kms to Amritsar City where you can easily find national and international flights.

By Train- Amritsar Railway Station is connected with all major Indian railway stations and it will take 6-8 hrs to reach Amritsar from Delhi.

By Road- Amritsar is well connected with roads of different Indian cities. You can hire taxi take a bus to reach here.

  1. Jallianwala Bagh- Place where Thousands of innocent People Killed
Image source: thehindu.com

Jallianwala Bagh is the historical place where thousands of freedom fighters were killed by General Dyer on the day of Vaisakhi in the year 1919. It is now established as a museum for the visitors. When you visit this place you saw a old marks of bullets on the walls which describe the cruelty of General Dyer.

Entry Fee

Free

Click Below for Location on Map

Golden Temple Rd, Amritsar, Punjab
  1. Golden Temple- Most Sacred Place of Sikh’s
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Golden Temple is the most beautiful and magnificent place of Amritsar. Here every day thousand of people came across the globe. Golden Temple is also known as Sri Harmandir Sahib Guru Dwara. It is the holiest place of Sikh community. The architecture of the golden temple is marvelous.

Interesting Fact- The Golden temple serves food free of cost approx 100000 people on holidays, makes it one of the Mega Kitchen of India.

Entry Fee

Free

Click Below for Location on Map

Golden Temple Rd, Atta Mandi, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab 143006
  1. Govindgarh Fort- Blend of Historical & Adventure Spot
Gobindgarh Fort amritsar best tourist attraction
image Source: trawell.in

Govindgarh Fort is the historical militant fort, now become a tourist spot. The fort was spread in 43 acres area having different adventure and leisure activities. Govindgarh Fort is the symbol of Punjab showing the culture and tradition of punjab.

Attractions

whispering walls, toshakhana, warefare musuem, pagdi musuem, vr shows live performances & sikh art museum

Click Below for Location on Map

Old Cantt Road, inside Lohgarh Chowk, Vijay Chowk, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
  1. Wagah Border- Witness the Power of Army at Last Indian Mainland

Wagah Border is the last Indian Mainland before Pakistan border and serves as a goods transit terminal and railway station between Pakistan and India. Enjoy the ceremony at border where Indian soldiers and Pakistan rangers march and parade, this ceremony will definitely rose your goosebumps.

Entry Fee

Free

Click Below for Location on Map

Wagah, Hardo Rattan, Punjab 143108
  1. Durgiana Temple or Tirath- Most Sacred Place of Hindu’s

Durgiana Temple should be on your bucket list while you visit Amritsar. The temple is surrounded by sacred lake where you will find the sacred water from different dhams or religious places of India. The temple is also known as Lakshmi Narayan Temple dedicated to goddess Durga.

Entry Fee

Free

Click Below for Location on Map

 Hathi Gate, Goal Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
  1. Shopping in Amritsar

Amritsar is famous for it’s Golden Temple and other tourist attractions but besides this Amritsar is also called as shoppers paradise. From designer Kurtis, traditional clothing and shawls to footwear’s , Amritsar is having all for the shopaholic experience.

Where & What to Shop in Amritsar

hall bazaar for clothing and handicrafts, guru bazaar for JEWELRY, katra jaimal singh bazaar for traditional clothes & lahori gate market for kashmiri shawls and cotton clothes

Where to Eat in Amritsar

  • Bade Bhai ka Brothers Dhaba- Budget & Best Amritsari Food

This dhaba cum restaurant is the pure vegetarian high quality restaurant. You will lost in the aroma and taste of their food and definitely this is the only reason that will make you to visit Amritsar again and again. Serving North Indian, Chinese, Continental and South Indian cuisines.

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Best Dishes

Amritsari Kulcha, paneer makhani, chole and lassi

Cost for Two

INR 500

Click Below for Location on Map

 G T Marg, Katra Ahluwalia, near Town Hall, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
  • Kesar da Dhaba- Legendary Restaurant

Kesar da Dhaba is the legendary and iconic restaurant of Amritsar serving since 1916. The food is prepared using traditional method of cooking which retains its taste from decades. The dhaba is very simple and you can watch in the kitchen how your meal is preparing but remember you have to wait for about 20 minutes for your turn during weekends or peak hours.

Best Dishes

Dal Makhani, Palak paneer and lassi

Cost for Two

INR 500

Click Below for Location on Map

Chowk Passian, near Telephone Exchange, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
  • Other Famous Eateries

Besides the above restaurants and food must try famous Lassi at Giani di Lassi, Amritsari kulcha at Kulcha land and at Bhai Kulwant Singh Kulchian Wale, Beera Chicken house for fish and chicken.

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12 Comments on “Visit “Amritsar” The Golden Heart of Punjab for your Happy Weekend”

  1. The food photos have me salivating. We were in Amritsar in 2017 and we tried Gianni Di Lassi, it was amazing!

    Great recommendations too! We covered all these and spent a lot of time shopping for Phulkari and juttis.

    Liked by 1 person

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