7 spiritual places to visit in a day at Amritsar


The Golden Temple


Image source: historicaltimeofindia.blogspot.com


One need not say much about the great Golden Temple. Most people visit Amritsar because of the Golden Temple. It is the one of the most visited religious places in India.

Durgiana Temple


Image source: wheresmypandit.com


Durgiana Temple is very loosely located to the Golden Temple and resembles it as well. it is the temple of Goddess Durga and was built by Harsai Mal Kapoor in the year 1908. The temple has the idols of different Hindu gods and goddess including Maa Durga.

Akal Takht


Image source: jagopunjabjagoindia.com

Akal Takht is a Sikh temple that is built inside the Golden Temple premises. This place is known to be the highest seat of the authority of Khalsa. It is a must visit place for those who are in Amritsar. It holds great importance to the community of Sikhs.

Tarn Taran


Image source: tripadvisor.in

Tarn Taran is a pilgrimage site, here the gurudwara was constructed by the fifth Sikh Guru Arjan Dev. It is said that the pond located in Tarn Taran is the biggest among all the other Sikh Shrines. For the Sikhs it is a holy place and is always filled with devotees.

Gurdwara Bibeksar Sahib


Image source: colorsofamritsar.com


This Gurdwara is the sacred place where Shri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji used to tie his horse to the Kareer tree. It is located at the banks of Bibesar Sarovar and the Gurdwara was constructed by Maharaja Ranjiit Singh Ji.

ISKCON Amritsar Sri Sri Radha Gokulananda Temple


Image source: iskconamritsar.com


Located close to the Golden Temple is the ISKCON temple which is another popular religious spot for the Hindus. The temple is a beautiful looking temple with idols of different Hindu gods and goddesses. Here there are small stalls from where you can buy various religious things.

Ram Tirath


Image source: www.youtube.com

Ram Tirath is located at the Amritsar-Chogawan Road and is a Hindu religious site. The place is known to be the place where Lord Ram’s sonsLav and Kush were born. Scholars also believe that sage Valmiki started writing Ramayana at this very place.