The Golden Temple ( Harimandir Sahib) being the main hub of attraction for the whole world since centuries. Although there are a number of Sikh shrines / Gurudwaras in and around Amritsar, Golden Temple is the biggest of all tourist attractions in Amritsar.
In 1919, the British Police fired randomly on a peaceful assembly of people gathered in demand of freedom, which killed hundreds of men, women and children on the spot. The bullet marks on the boundary walls bring alive the agonizing tale of cruelty of colonial rule.
Another prominent tourist attraction in Amritsar is not a monument but a daily event. A little away from Amritsar at the India shares international frontier with Pakistan. Every evening, the change of guard among either national security forces, a handshaking distance apart, is a fantastic spectacle
Tarn Taran 22 km south of Amritsar, Taran Taran, built in honor of Guru Ram Das is another important Sikh shrine. The architecture is largely inspired by the Golden temple. Popular belief is that the holy lake inside can heal leprosy.
Khadoor Sahib is in District Amritsar in state of Punjab in India. It is a sacred place in the Sikh history and religion. Eight Sikh Gurus visited Khaddor Sahib. It is connected with the name of second Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Angad Dev Ji.
The fort occupied a unique place in the Indian military history. Built in 1760, it was called Bhangian Da Kila (Bhangis was one of the twelve Sikh misles). According to historians, during 1808, the fort was known as the fort of Gujjar Singh Bhangi.
TARN TARAN 22 km south of Amritsar, Taran Taran, built in honor of Guru Ram Das is another important Sikh shrine. The architecture is largely inspired by the Golden temple. Popular belief is that the holy lake inside can heal leprosy.