Are you a history explorer?
If yes, then Amritsar has plenty of things to offer. The city, with its impeccable exploration options, remain to attract travellers around the world. And when it comes to Amritsar’s history, you can be amazed to get introduced with its brave and amazing antiquity. Here are a few places in Amritsar that will take you back to the memory lane of the city’s intriguing history.
This shrine is one of the holiest places in the country and the world’s most prominent site for the Sikh community. Golden Temple has a history tracing back to the 16th century. The beauty of the temple is soul-mesmerizing and the serenity around will take you to another world of peace and tranquil.
Akal Takht is located at Golden Temple and is one of one 5th takhts of Sikhs. Akal Takht, literal meaning ‘throne of the timeless one’, is a place where many important meetings and decisions have been made. Being the oldest among all the takhts, this place remains to be one of the must-visit Punjab destinations.
Among various historical sites in Amritsar, Gobindgarh Fort stands individual because of its glorious history of over two centuries. The fort was built by Gujjar Singh Bhangi in the 18th century and later on ruled by Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Being under control of the Indian Army for many years, the fort has now been converted into a live heritage museum. The major attractions of the fort include 7D show on the life of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, whispering walls, haat bazaar, warfare museum, fun activities, restaurants, etc.
The place needs no introduction. Jallianwala Bagh has witnessed one of the most catastrophic massacres in Indian history. This makes it a highly popular tourist spot for those who love getting enrolled in history. Jallianwala Bagh has been restored as a park with a beautiful garden. You can still find the bullet marks on the walls of this park.
So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head to this beautiful city wrapped in various amazements and historical treats.