Enjoy Amritsar Shopping and Dining at this Hotel near Golden Temple
Amritsar is famous for the beautiful, hand-crafted goods sold by vendors at markets throughout the city. During your stay at this hotel near Golden Temple, be sure to visit such popular shopping spots as Cooper Road, Mochi Bazaar, Guru Bazaar and Shastri Market and browse a vast array of hand-woven carpets, woollen garments, lacquered woodwork, jewellery and electronic items. The city is also known for its delicious cuisine and welcoming hospitality. During your adventures in the city, try some of the local specialities listed below. Make the most of your stay at this hotel near Golden Temple and explore everything Amritsar has to offer.
Dining in Amritsar:
- Amritsar Machhi (fish)
- Amritsari Kulcha (bread)
- Bhatti da Murg (roasted chicken)
- Paranthas (bread with stuffing)
Local drinks and snacks:
- Lassi (yoghurt-like drink), Sharbat or Rabri
- Mutton Tikka
- Seekh Kebab
Golden Temple - 12 km, 15 min
Famous for its prominent gold dome, Golden Temple is one of the most popular temples in the world. The temple is a central pilgrimage location for Sikhs.
Jallian Wala Bagh - 12 km, 15 min
Jallian Wala Bahg pays homage to the 2,000 Indian civilians killed by British forces in 1919 while taking part in a peaceful public meeting. One of the major incidents of India's struggle for freedom, this tragedy launched a major turning point in Indian history.
Wagah Border - 33 km, 30 min
Wagah Border is a road separating India and Pakistan. Many buildings are located alongside the road, and a flag lowering ceremony is held there every evening. Thousands of visitors from India, Pakistan and around the world visit this historic site.
Durgiana Temple - 12 km, 15 min
The 16th century temple of the goddess Durga is situated on a large, serene pond near Lohgarh Gate. The temple is also home to Shree Laxmi Narayan Mandir.
Khalsa College - 12 km, 15 min
Located eight km outside the city, Khalsa College was founded by the Sikh Singh Sabha Movement. The 300-acre (1.2 km2) campus can be found on the Amritsar-Lahore highway.