Amritsar, India

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Amritsar is a holy city in the state of Punjab, India. The name Amritsar name derives from the pool around the Golden Temple (aka Harmandir Sahib) and means "holy pool of nectar" (Amrit elixir; Sar, short for sarovar which means "lake"). Amritsar is one of the largest cities of the Indian state of Punjab and is the spiritual and cultural center of the Sikh religion.

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Top Things to Do in Amritsar

Harmandir Sahib

Landmark

Akal Takht

Architectural Building

Tempio d'Oro

Sacred & Religious Site

Jallianwala Bagh

Landmark

Khalsa College

Landmark

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum

History Museum

Durgiana Temple

Sacred & Religious Site

Tarn Taran Sahib

Sacred & Religious Site

Alpha One Mall

Shopping Mall

Gurudwara Ramsar Sahib

Sacred & Religious Site

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Popular Tours in Amritsar

Small-group Spiritual and Cultural Walk of Amritsar

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Amritsar; a city rich in culture, spiritual belief, and historic icons. This city has played a great role in India’s struggle for freedom. Take a 3-hour walk... Read More

Half-Day Tour of Amritsar Including the Golden Temple

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On this 5-hour tour, visit the historical places that have played a major role In India’s independence. Visit Jallianwala Bagh to witness the massacre created by... Read More

Explore Amritsar on a Tonga

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You will begin your 4-hour private tour in the late afternoon. Enjoy a tonga (horse-drawn carriage) ride to reach the museum dedicated to the ‘Lion of Punjab’ –... Read More

The Golden City of Amritsar Walking Tour

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From the horrors of the Butcher of Amritsar to the legend of the pool of eternal happiness, this Amritsar walking tour will teach you about the people, places,... Read More

Private Transfer: Amritsar Airport (ATQ) to Amritsar Hotels

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Travel worry-free from Amritsar Airport, also known as Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, to your hotel across the Amritsar city. Avoid the hassle of... Read More

Private Transfer: Amritsar Hotels to Amritsar Airport (ATQ)

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Make sure you don't miss your flight by booking private departure transfer from your Amritsar hotels to Amritsar Airport, also known as Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee... Read More

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Cost of Living in Amritsar

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21 - 30

Weekly Budget:
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147 - 210
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Amritsar Weather: Average Temperature

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
69 79 92 104 103 95 92 92 88 80 68 62
45 52 62 72 77 79 77 74 64 50 41 40
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21 26 33 40 39 35 34 33 31 26 20 17
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