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Golden Temple 3N - Religious

Amritsar | 2 adults, 0 child


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Amritsar

3 nights stay

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Amritsar
3 nights stay
 
Day 1

Transport From: Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport( Atq ), Amritsar, India To Hotel Ritz Plaza, 45- The Mall
Checkin: Hotel Ritz Plaza, Amritsar

 
Day 2

Day At Leisure

 
Day 3

Day At Leisure

 
Day 4

Transport From: Hotel Ritz Plaza, 45- The Mall To Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport( Atq ), Amritsar, India

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Visit Jallianwala Bagh

Jallianwala Bagh (Garden) is a short 5-minute walk from the Golden Temple, and is the site of the 1919 Amritsar massacre. On 13 April of that year, British Indian Army soldiers opened fire on an unarmed gathering of men, women and children. The firing lasted about 10 minutes and 1650 rounds were fired, killing 1579 people. A memorial was built on the site and inaugurated by the then-President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, on 13 April 1961. to this day the bullet holes can be seen on the walls and adjoining buildings. The well into which many people jumped and drowned attempting to save themselves from the hail of bullets is also a protected monument inside the park.

Gobindgarh Fort

Gobindgarh Fort is a historic fort located in the center of the city of Amritsar in the Indian state of Punjab. The Fort was earlier occupied by the army but is now open to the public from 10th February 2017.

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Amritsar,India

Hotel Ritz Plaza

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Superior Double Room with Breakfast

Breakfast, Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet, ,Mineral Water, Complimentary tea / coffee maker in the room, Early Check-in / Late Check-out (Subject to Availability), Free Room Upgrade (Subject to Availability), ,


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Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport( ATQ ), Amritsar, India,Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport( ATQ ), Amritsar, India - Hotel Ritz Plaza, 45- The mall,Hotel Ritz Plaza, 45- The mall

09:30 - 09:44 | Etios / Dzire or Similar

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  • Transport from: Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport( ATQ ), Amritsar, India to Hotel Ritz Plaza, 45- The mall

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Hotel Ritz Plaza, 45- The mall,Hotel Ritz Plaza, 45- The mall - Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport( ATQ ), Amritsar, India,Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport( ATQ ), Amritsar, India

09:30 - 09:44 | Etios / Dzire or Similar

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  • Transport from: Hotel Ritz Plaza, 45- The mall to Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport( ATQ ), Amritsar, India

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Things to do in

Amritsar


Visit Jallianwala Bagh

Jallianwala Bagh (Garden) is a short 5-minute walk from the Golden Temple, and is the site of the 1919 Amritsar massacre. On 13 April of that year, British Indian Army soldiers opened fire on an unarmed gathering of men, women and children. The firing lasted about 10 minutes and 1650 rounds were fired, killing 1579 people. A memorial was built on the site and inaugurated by the then-President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, on 13 April 1961. to this day the bullet holes can be seen on the walls and adjoining buildings. The well into which many people jumped and drowned attempting to save themselves from the hail of bullets is also a protected monument inside the park.

Gobindgarh Fort

Gobindgarh Fort is a historic fort located in the center of the city of Amritsar in the Indian state of Punjab. The Fort was earlier occupied by the army but is now open to the public from 10th February 2017.

Visit Partition Museum

The Partition Museum, initiated by The Arts and Cultural Heritage Trust (TAACHT), has been set up as a People's Museum to remember all those millions who lost their homes or loved ones at that time. It is located at the Town Hall in Amritsar, a 10-minute walk from the Golden Temple. The focus of the Museum is to take the visitors on a journey into the lives of those who lost so much at Partition, with the aid of multiple different mediums, including, oral histories playing on video, a soundscape in each gallery, original artefacts donated by refugees, newspapers and magazines, photographs showing the migration and camps, letters written by refugees, government documents, and especially created art installations.

Visit Golden Temple

The Golden Temple is the main attraction in the city, and the most important religious place to the Sikhs. It's a stunning complex, also known as the Harmandir Sahib, built around a man-made pool (sarovar) that was completed by the fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ram Das, in 1577.

Visit Ram Bagh park

Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh is in the Ram Bagh park, 1km NE of the railway station. Now the palace houses a museum, exhibiting oil paintings, miniatures, coins and weapons from the Sikh period. In this park is the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama, so ask if you are at the right museum.

Visit Ram Tirth

Consecrated by the appearance of Devi Sita, Ram Tirth had been a witness to the birth of the sons of King Rama. Making a special place in the holy scripts of ancient religions, the place was once the ashrama of saint Valmiki. The saint is believed to have scripted many of his sacred manuscripts at this place. A hut of Rishi Balmiki is still found at Ram Tirth where he once lived. After giving birth to Luv and Kush, Devi Sita used to stay at this place for a considerable period of time.

Visit Wagah Border

India–Pakistan border closing ceremony (Attari-Wagah), (32km from Amritsar). 4:00PM-5:00PM. Indian and Pakistani soldiers do a march-off every evening, a popular and fun event. There is daily flag raising and lowering ceremony at Wagah Border, done with fascinating pomp and ceremony that involves tall soldiers in massive turbans goose-stepping about and slamming gates. Both sides synchronise their parade and the entire event is meant to create a feel-good/patriotic fervour amongst the crowd. It is called the beating retreat ceremony. Th flag lowering ceremony which happens around 16:15 everyday has become the main event for tourists.

Visit Durgiana Mandir & Bada Hanuman mandir (Languran wala Mandir)

Durgiana Temple is a Hindu temple, its architecture is similar to the Golden Temple of Sikh religion. It is located near Hathi gate and near the railway station. It is visited by Lord Rama Himself. Bada Hanuman Mandir is situated near its premises. An annual function at this ancient 'Bara Hanuman Mandir' starts with the beginning of navratras.