How to visit Amritsar and which place is most spectacular for you to see? Today we will talk about this. How to reach Amritsar first. Will talk about it
It is very easy to reach Amritsar. In Amritsar you also get to see railway station airport and bus connectivity. You will get direct bus connectivity to Amritsar from many cities in India. In such a situation it is very easy to reach Amritsar.
If we talk about the distance from Amritsar to Delhi, it is about 460 kilometers. And you get both direct train and bus facility from Delhi to Amritsar.
So let’s see what are the main places in Amritsar for you to see.
- 1 Golden Temple Amritsar
Golden Temple Amritsar
It is very easy to reach the Golden Temple of Amritsar from the railway station. You can easily reach the Golden Temple of Amritsar from a taxi cab by paying ₹ 50 from here. I have roamed every city and market in the world. But I went to Amritsar for the first time. The Golden Temple of Amritsar is very beautiful. The lighting here is also done in a great and beautiful way. The lighting here can also look good to you.
Chairs have also been placed for you in the middle of the main road of the Golden Temple. Where you can also sit comfortably. At the same time special care has also been taken to cleanliness in the Golden Temple. You will see the Golden Temple very clean and tidy.
Let me tell you for information that the real name of the Golden Temple is Sri Harmandir. Also this temple is also known as Darbar Sahib. If you are going to the Golden Temple, then my suggestion would be that you go to see the Golden Temple at night time. Because here in the evening the lighting looks quite beautiful.
If you are going to the Golden Temple of Amritsar for the first time, then for the information you should tell that you should keep a handkerchief on your head. Yellow color handkerchiefs are also given here for free. At the same time, you will also have to take off your sandal. You are also provided free facility to take off the slippers.
The Golden Temple of Amritsar is situated in the middle of a lake. Which is called Amrit Sarovar. A layer of gold has been climbed on the walls above the Golden Temple. Hence, this temple is called the Golden Temple. The construction work of the Golden Temple started in 1570 AD. While the construction of the Golden Temple was completed in 1604.
As the doors of the Golden Temple are closed, the devotees start cleaning here. As well as spend some time sleeping here at night, you can also book by paying money to stay here. By the way, free facility for sleeping is also available here.
Food is provided 24 hours free at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Which is called the anchor. If you are going to the Golden Temple, then definitely eat food at a langar here. This food is very tasty.
Do not forget to eat traditional food of Punjab
If you have been to any city or village in Punjab, do not forget to eat traditional food there. Let me tell you that the traditional food of Punjab is maize bread and mustard greens. It is very tasty. I also ordered a plate to eat. It cost me about ₹ 200. But this food is much tastier. In such a situation, if you have been to Punjab, then eat mustard vegetable and maize bread once.
If you have been to Punjab and have not been to the Golden Temple, then your trip to Punjab is incomplete. Similarly, if you go to Punjab and do not eat traditional food there, then your visit to Punjab is incomplete.
Govindgarh fort Amritsar
In my visit to Amritsar, I decided to see Govindgarh Fort the other day. For entry into Govindgarh Fort, you have to take a ticket of ₹ 30. However, here you also get different combo. But if you take the ticket of the entry of Govindgarh Fort, then your work is done.
If you buy another ticket for an additional ₹ 40, you will also be shown two museums here. If you want to see this museum, buy 1 ticket and extra.
At Govindgarh Fort in Amritsar, you also get to see the traditional dance of Punjab. Govindgarh Fort is quite big in itself and is famous all over Punjab for its cultural identity. In such a situation, do not forget to go to Govindgarh Fort.
Partition museum Amritsar
After this, you went to the Partition Museum in Amritsar, you will see it near the Golden Temple, the entry ticket to the Partition Museum is only ₹ 10, so you can also go here.
The entry entry time to the Partition Museum is from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm. In such a situation, you should take special care of time. The Partition Museum remains closed on Monday, in such a situation, you did not come to see the Partition Museum on Monday. Also, you will not be allowed to carry a camera and mobile at the Partition Museum.
In Partition Museum, you will be shown facts regarding the partition of India and Pakistan. At the same time, you will also be explained through the video here what happened during the partition of India and Pakistan. In such a situation, you must visit the Partition Museum once.
If you want to do a city tour of Amritsar then you will get a lot of buses from the Golden Temple of Amritsar itself. These buses make you tour the whole city. In such a situation, if you want to see the whole city together, then you can also use these buses. Also, let me tell you for information that you also get free bus service for Golden Temple of Amritsar.
Jallianwala Bagh Amritsar
Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar is one of the most famous tourist places after the Golden Temple. You can find information about Jallianwala Bagh massacre here. This is the same Jallianwala Bagh where innocent farmers were killed by General Dyer. Here you will also see the wells in which the farmers tried to save their lives by jumping. At the same time, you will also see a column here where thousands of names are written. This name belongs to all those martyrs who were forced to die in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.
Jallianwala Bagh is located near the Golden Temple. If you are going to Amritsar then go to see Jallianwala Bagh once. You will know how many sacrifices people of India have given us the right to live freely. If you do not go to see Jallianwala Bagh then I think you will leave one of the most prominent places in Punjab. In such a situation, you must visit Jallianwala Bagh.
You will also find many shops outside the Golden Temple. You can also do some shopping where you want.
Durgiana temple amritsar
After that I decided to visit another famous tourist place Durgiana Temple in Amritsar. If you are going to see this temple then you must drink lassi on the way. Lassi of Punjab is famous all over the world. If you are going in winter or in any season, you will still get to see lassi here. The rate of one glass of rope here is around ₹ 40.
To get to the Durgiana temple you will have to take an auto rickshaw. Because the distance from Golden Temple to Durgiana Temple is about 2 kilometers. This temple will also look like a Golden Temple to you. Because this temple is also built in the middle of a lake.
Beating retreat ceremony wagah border
After seeing this temple, I went to see the beating retreat ceremony on the Indo-Pakistan border. The distance of the Wagah border from the Golden Temple is about 32 kilometers.
You will get a bus to watch the beating retreat ceremony. Which is available near the Golden Temple. The fare of this bus is around ₹ 100.
If you are going to the Wagah border, do not forget to have your cheeks flagged. This is done by making you 20 to ₹ 25.
You just take a short distance to go to the Wagah border. Here you can keep your luggage and so on. By the way, you have to keep the stuff here. About ₹ 50 is charged for this. From here you can do an auto rickshaw. For this you will have to pay around ₹ 20.
On the Wagah border you get to see a lot of crowd. And the gates are opened at 3:00 pm for the Beating Retreat ceremony. The Beating Retreat Ceremony begins at 4:15 in the evening in winter. Whereas in summer it starts from 5:15 pm in the evening. Beating retreat ceremonies last for about 1 hour.
How much will it cost to travel to Amritsar
Now after visiting Amritsar, we talk about the expenses incurred in visiting Amritsar. If you want to visit Amritsar then you have to come to Amritsar for at least 2 days. You can cover the entire Amritsar comfortably in 2 days. There is not much room to see here. But whatever the place is, it is more than one. You may have to spend around 15 rupees for the hotel. Apart from this, you also have to eat food. And you may have to spend around ₹ 800 on it. Also, when it comes to transportation expenses, it can be around ₹ 500. In this way, you can easily travel to Amritsar for ₹ 2800. If you are planning to roam somewhere on weekends, then Amritsar can prove to be a very good place for you.
And as always in the end the most important thing is to keep nature clean and tidy.