Top Historical Places in Amritsar, India

Amritsar is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Amritsar one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Amritsar is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Amritsar or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Amritsar. Explore the historical monuments of Amritsar with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Amritsar guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Amritsar page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Amritsar with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. The Golden Temple

    # 1 of 8 Historical Places in Amritsar | Added 5055 times in trip plans
    The Golden Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Gurudwara, Historical Site

    Address: Rajan Khadwal, Amritsar, Punjab 143006

    Timings: 03:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    What Mecca is to Islam, Amritsar is to Sikhism! The Golden Temple is a symbol of religious sanctity among the Sikhs. Situated in the premises of the Harmandir Sahib, the Golden Temple Amritsar is...Read more

  2. Jallianwala Bagh

    # 2 of 8 Historical Places in Amritsar | Added 5015 times in trip plans
    Jallianwala Bagh

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site

    Address: Near Golden Temple, Amritsar 143001, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Any patriot worth their salt will have tears in their eyes at the mention of the unfortunate event that took place at Jallianwala Bagh in 1919. Known as the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, the killing or f...Read more

  3. Wagah Border

    # 3 of 8 Historical Places in Amritsar | Added 4425 times in trip plans
    Wagah Border

    Tags: Off Road, Landmark, Historical Site, Military Area

    Address: Attari, Amritsar 143001.

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Anyone with a little knowledge about Indian freedom struggle will be familiar with the Radcliffe line. Many villages on the border of the two resultant countries had to be divided depending on what ju...Read more

  4. Ram Bagh

    # 4 of 8 Historical Places in Amritsar | Added 3355 times in trip plans
    Ram Bagh

    Tags: Museum, Garden, Historical Site

    Address: Ram Bagh Street, Amritsar.

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    One of the most revered people in Punjab, apart from the Ten Gurus of Sikhism, is Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Responsible for the rise of the Sikh empire, it was under his reign when the Golden Temple was ...Read more

  5. Ram Tirath

    # 5 of 8 Historical Places in Amritsar | Added 2650 times in trip plans
    Ram Tirath

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Address: Amritsar-Lopoke Road

    Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 am Details

    The Ram Tirath Temple is said to be the hermitage of the Saint Valmiki. It’s also fabled that he composed the tale of Ramayana in this very premises. The Ram Tirath Temple does receive a mention...Read more

  6. Pul Kanjari

    # 6 of 8 Historical Places in Amritsar | Added 3042 times in trip plans
    Pul Kanjari

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Temple, Off Road

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Pul Kanjari is a village that falls between Amritsar and Wagah-Attari. Maharaja Ranjit Singh is largely attributed to the development of this village. Whenever the Ma...Read more

  7. Santokhsar Sahib

    # 7 of 8 Historical Places in Amritsar | Added 2237 times in trip plans
    Santokhsar Sahib

    Tags: Observatory, Historical Site

    Address: Golden Temple Rd, Town Hall, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

    Timings: 05:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    The Santokhsar Sahib is a historical shrine that was started by Guru Amar Das Ji and has one of the five historical sarovers’ constructed by Guru Arjan Dev. This Gurudwara is home to the holy bo...Read more

  8. Gobindgarh Fort

    # 8 of 8 Historical Places in Amritsar | Added 2473 times in trip plans
    Gobindgarh Fort

    Tags: Historical Site, Fort, Heritage Building

    Address: Old Cantt Road, Vijay Chowk, Lohgarh, Gobindgarh Fort, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

    Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    The Gobindgarh Fort –the very symbol of Punjab, the iconic protector of Amritsar is situated right in the center of the Holy City along the Grand Trunk road spanning across 43 acres of land. Thi...Read more

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