FIND HISTORIC THINGS TO DO IN AMRITSAR
With the Golden Temple and Jallianwala Bagh only a 15-minute drive from the Radisson Blu, guests can see some of Amritsar's best sites with ease. In fact, the hotel even offers a complimentary shuttle service to the Golden Temple at scheduled hours. If you have time, include the striking Durgiana Temple and Khalsa College on your tour. Leave at least an afternoon to explore shopping areas like Cooper Road, Mochi Bazaar, Guru Bazaar and Shastri Market, which feature an array of hand-crafted wool garments, lacquered woodwork, hand-woven carpets and jewelry.
- Durgiana Temple - 12 km, 15-min drive
This temple, easily accessible by rail and bus, is an important site of pilgrimage for Hindus.
- Golden Temple - 12 km, 15-min drive
The Golden Temple, formally known as Sri Harmandir Sahib, is one of the holiest shrines of Sikhism and one of the most popular sights in the area.
- Jallianwala Bagh - 12 km, 15-min drive
One of Amritsar’s gardens, Jallianwala Bagh features a memorial that honors the nearly 2,000 peaceful protestors who were either killed or injured in 1919 during a city meeting.
- Khalsa College - 12 km, 15-min drive
A beautiful structure fashioned in the Indo-Saracenic style and dating back to 1890, this college educated some of India’s leading writers, scientists, Olympians and actors.
- Wagah Border - 33 km, 30-min drive
The Radisson Blu is one of the closest hotels to this border that separates India and Pakistan; the road along the border offers a flag lowering ceremony each evening that is a famous area attraction, drawing in thousands of visitors every year.