• Shani Dham, Amritsar

    Shani Dham, Amritsar

  • Goverdhan Nath Mandir, Amritsar

    Goverdhan Nath Mandir, Amritsar

  • Krishna Mandir, Amritsar

    Krishna Mandir, Amritsar

  • Mandir Shri Ram Balaji Dham Charitable Trust, Amritsar

    Mandir Shri Ram Balaji Dham Charitable Trust, Amritsar

  • Shri Swaran Dham Mandir Mata Rani Khawaspur, Amritsar

    Shri Swaran Dham Mandir Mata Rani Khawaspur, Amritsar

  • Shiv Mandir Kasel, Amritsar

    Shiv Mandir Kasel, Amritsar

  • Old Shiv Temple, Amritsar

    Old Shiv Temple, Amritsar

  • Bhayian Da Shiwala Mandir, Amritsar

    Bhayian Da Shiwala Mandir, Amritsar

  • Mandir Bawa Lal Ji, Amritsar

    Mandir Bawa Lal Ji, Amritsar

  • Ram Talai Mandir, Amritsar

    Ram Talai Mandir, Amritsar

Amritsar Punjab Tourism

Amritsar city situated in northern Punjab state of northwestern India lies about 15 miles (25 km) east of the border with Pakistan. Amritsar is an important city in Punjab and is a major commercial, cultural, and transportation centre. It is also the centre of Sikhism and the site of the Sikhs principal place of worship.

Amritsar is one of the largest cities of the Punjab state in India. The city origin lays in the village of Tung, and was named after the lake founded by the fourth Sikh Guru Ram Das in 1574 on land bought by him for 700 rupees from the owners of the village of Tung. Earlier Guru Ram Das had begun building Santokhsar Sarovar, near the village of Sultanwind in 1564 (according to one source in 1570). It could not be completed before 1588. In 1574, Guru Ram Das built his residence and moved to this place. At that time, it was known as Guru Da Chakk. (Later, it came to be known as Chakk Ram Das.)
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