First Time Tourists Guide in Amritsar

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Amritsar is a city in northwestern India. It has popular tourist attractions such as Harmandir Sahib.

This city is dominated by historical buildings and museums such as Akal Takht, Harmandir Sahib, Partition Museum, and Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum.

The recommended hotels to stay in Amritsar is Fairfield by Marriott Amritsar and Lemon Tree Hotel Amritsar.

Try the authentic dish in Amritsar, Makhan Fish, and Chicken Corner Amritsar SINCE 1962 and Kesar Da Dhaba as the best restaurant.

So, just book your flight to Amritsar as your journey while holidaying.

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SIGHTSEEING

The city is famous for Jallianwala Bagh, a historic park and 'memorial of national importance' in Amritsar. This park is a part of history in India. Here, you can walk around and take some photos with the landmark of this place. You can see and enjoy this place walking around this place.

Jallianwala Bagh

Public garden with a memorial, in the shape of an eternal flame, to the massacre of 13 April 1919.

Address : Golden Temple Rd, Amritsar, Punjab, India

DOWNTOWN

Take a walk along Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai Sahib Ji is the famous Gurudwara in Amritsar. This place becomes the one-stop destination In Amritsar. Then, this building has amazing architecture that makes you love to see and visit here. Thus, you can easy to find this place because this building located in the heart of this city. You can also bring your family or child to enjoy and take some photos in here.

Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai Sahib Ji

This 9-story, 17th-century Sikh gurdwara commemorates Guru Hargobind's son Baba Atal Rai.

Address : Clock Tower Building, Atta Mandi, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar Cantt., Punjab 143006, India

SHOPPING

You can find numerous gift shops with interesting items to bring home. I.D.H Market is the famous market in Amritsar. This market provides authentic clothes, accessories, bags, displays, and others. Duas Gallery - Gift Shop in Amritsar is a gift shop in Amritsar. This gift shop offers dolls, displays, key chains, and others.

I.D.H Market

You can find numerous gift shops with interesting items to bring home. I.D.H Market is the famous market in Amritsar.

Address : Near, Barnala - Amritsar Bypass Rd, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Market, Near Bus Stand, Kot Atma Singh, K, Punjab 142001, India

Duas Gallery - Gift Shop

Duas Gallery - Gift Shop in Amritsar is a gift shop in Amritsar. This gift shop offers dolls, displays, key chains, and others.

Address : 577 Market,, Basant Ave, Basant Avenue, White Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001, India

FOOD & DRINK

The authentic food in Langar is the authentic dish that you can try when visiting Amritsar. Langar made from Chana dal, black urad dal, garam masala, tomato, chilli and others. Lassi is typical to drink that you can enjoy it in Amritsar. This drink made from Rosewater, dry fruits, saffron, sugar, ice cubes, and others.

CULTURE

Amritsar culture offers an amazing culture that you can feel when walking around and blend in with the original culture. In this city have some various belief such as Sikhism, Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism, and others. You can also find many festivals such as Vaisakhi or Baisakhi that held every year.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time to visit Amritsar is from November and March. During these months, you can feel the best weather with warm temperatures that suitable for vacation.

HOTEL

Stay in Fairfield by Marriott Amritsar is four stars hotel located 3 km from the Golden Temple. This hotel offers flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi (fee), and minibars, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. The public facilities are an airy restaurant/grill, a bar, an outdoor pool, and a gym. Lemon Tree Hotel Amritsar is an affordable hotel located 3 km from both the gilded Sikh temple. This hotel provides free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and sitting areas, as well as glass-enclosed bathrooms, minibars, and tea and coffee making facilities. Other amenities are an airy cafe, a fitness center, a rooftop outdoor pool, and a bar.

Fairfield by Marriott Amritsar

Stay in Fairfield by Marriott Amritsar is four stars hotel located 3 km from the Golden Temple.

Address : Albert Rd, INA Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001, India

Lemon Tree Hotel Amritsar

Lemon Tree Hotel Amritsar is an affordable hotel located 3 km from both the gilded Sikh temple.

Address : 7, Grand Trunk Rd, Model Town, Guru Arjun Nagar, Amritsar, Punjab 143001, India

RESTAURANT

Try the famous food with a visit to Makhan Fish and Chicken Corner Amritsar SINCE 1962. Makhan Fish and Chicken Corner Amritsar SINCE 1962 is a North Indian and Chinese restaurant in Amritsar. This restaurant serves Punjabi food, tandoori chicken, fish fry as the recommended menu in Amritsar. This restaurant has a classic style with Indian vibes. Kesar Da Dhaba is a Punjabi restaurant in Amritsar. This restaurant is a homey vibe with a simple style. Then, this restaurant serves Indian authentic food. So, you can try and enjoy Indian authentic food.

Makhan Fish and Chicken Corner Amritsar SINCE 1962

North Indian & Chinese meat & seafood specialties served in a casual, family-friendly ambiance.

Address : 21A, Near Madaan Hospital Makhan Chowk, Majitha Rd, Amritsar, Punjab 143001, India

Kesar Da Dhaba

Long-running, tucked-away eatery known for Punjabi thalis served in an old-fashioned setting.

Address : Chowk Passian, near Telephone Exchange, Amritsar, Punjab 143001, India

CAFE

Recommended hangout is El Nido cafe & lounge, a casual restaurant in Amritsar. This restaurant offers pastries, cakes, and coffee. Then, you can find music life performances as entertainment. Cafe Coffee Day is a great coffee shop in Amritsar. This cafe has a modern style with pizza and various coffee to choice. You can enjoy and relax in here after walking around this city.

El Nido cafe & lounge

El Nido cafe & lounge is a casual restaurant in Amritsar. This restaurant offers pastries, cakes, and coffee.

Address : Ranjit Ave Service Ln, B - Block, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001, India

Cafe Coffee Day Amritsar

Cafe Coffee Day is a great coffee shop in Amritsar. This cafe has a modern style with pizza and various coffee to choice.

Address : Narula Mall, Mall Road, INA Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001, India

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Spend your time with a visit to Peddlers Amritsar is a classic bar in Amritsar. Here, you can get some entertainment such as DJ, music live performances and others. Then, this bar will give you a great selection of alcohol drinks. Irish Beach is a modern bar and also a good recommended grill restaurant. This bar also serves good music with a dance floor for those who love dance. In addition, you can get a good selection of beer, wine, and others.

Peddlers Amritsar

Bustling English-style bar & nightlife venue with guest DJs live music & pub grub.

Address : Sco 36,, District Shopping Complex, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001, India

Irish Beach

Irish Beach is a modern bar and also a good recommended grill restaurant.

Address : 4, The Mall, Mall Road, Opposite Kalyan Jewellers, Amritsar, Punjab 143001, India

INTERESTING PLACE

The interesting place that you should visit is the Partition Museum. Partition Museum is a famous museum located in the city hall in Amritsar. This museum is a center for storing stories, materials, and documents about post-partition riots that followed the division of British India. So, we suggest you come and visit here to get new experience and knowledge about it. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum is another interesting museum in Amritsar. This museum dedicated to the Sikh Empire founder displaying armour. Here, you can enjoy the pretty garden and see the amazing paintings.

Partition Museum

History museum chronicling 1947 partition of India & Pakistan through photos, documents & artifacts.

Address : Hall Rd, Town Hall, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab 143006, India

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum

Museum dedicated to the Sikh Empire founder displaying armor, paintings & other historical objects.

Address : Lawrence Road, Ram Bagh, Company Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab 143001, India

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

If you want to search the Instagram spots in Harmandir Sahib is Gurudwara and known as Golden Temple. Here, you can see and enjoy the amazing architecture. This building is a great place to take some pictures. Akal Takht is Gurudwara and one in five takhts of Sikhs. This place also has a beautiful design that suitable for your feed on your Instagram.

Harmandir Sahib

Central worship place for Sikhs around the world, built from white marble overlaid with gold leaf.

Address : Golden Temple Rd, Atta Mandi, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab 143006, India

Akal Takht

Waterside 'takht' (seat of power), founded in 1606 and one of the Sikh religion's most sacred sites.

Address : Harmandir Sahib, Golden Temple Rd, Atta Mandi, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab 143006, India