With its magnificent beauty, the iconic history of the Golden Temple dates back to 400 years. It is the most significant shrine in Sikhism. Whenever you visit the Golden Temple, do not miss the langar. The langar feeds a minimum of 40,000 people every day. During weekends and holidays, the number goes up to 1,00,000.Location: Golden Temple Rd, Atta Mandi, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab 143006Entry Fee: This holy place has no entry fees.Timing: Monday to Sunday 3 AM to 11 PMBest time to visit: Nighttime is the best time to visit the Golden Temple as the temple and the complex turns into a golden area. Also, the Winter Season is the best time to visit the Golden Temple as the temperature is suitable and pleasant.
Originally known as Akal Bunga, Akal Takht is one of the five takhts in Sikhism. Takhts are the sacred seat of Sikh Gurus and they work as a place where everyone can get justice. Akal Takht is located next to the Golden Temple and is one of the finest tourist attractions in Amritsar.Akal Takht is visited by many tourists as it also houses some of the oldest and holy books and scripts of Sikhism.Location: Golden Temple Rd, Atta Mandi, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab 143006Entry Fee: There is no price or entry fee to visit the Akal Takht.Timings: Monday to Sunday 5 AM to 10 PMBest time to visit: The Winter Season (October to January) is the best time to visit Akal Takht as the temperature is suitable and pleasant. During the nighttime, the area around Akal Takht is decorated with lights and garlands.
Wagah Border or Wagah-Attari border is the last Indian area before the Pakistan mainland. It hosts a ceremony where the soldiers of India’s Border Security Force and Pakistan’s Pakistan Rangers march and parade making it among the top tourist attractions in Amritsar. The area is filled with people on both sides celebrating the patriotic vibe.Location: Attari-Wagah, Wagah Border, Amritsar, Punjab.Entry Fee: There are no entry charges to this place.Timings: The border gate remains open from 10 AM to 4 PM and the 45-minutes ceremony starts in the afternoon and lasts till sunset.Best time to visit: Winter Season is the best time to visit Wagah Border as the climate is best to enjoy a splendid show at Wagah Border.
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