One of the most sacred Sikh religious sites in India, Amritsar is only 25 kilometers away from the Pakistan border. The center of Sikhism and the principal place of worship for Sikhs, Amritsar is the home of the Golden Temple or Harmandir Sahib and was recently established in the 16th century.
Guru Arjan Dev initiated the construction of the Golden Temple While Guru Hargobind built-in the 1606 the Akal Takht. Apart from the Golden Temple, Gobindgarh Fort, Partition Museum, Durgiana Temple, Guru’s Palace, Akal Takht, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, and Wagah Border are also the top attractions of Amritsar.
The Gobindgarh Fort and Ram Bagh were built by the founder of the Sikh Empire, Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Hall market, located on the way to Golden temple is one of the oldest and famous markets in the city.