Add shopping at Amritsar markets to your itinerary
From the glowing exterior of the Golden Temple to the mesmerizing variety of colorful crafts sold at area markets, Amritsar is rich with inspiring sights and amusing attractions. Don't miss the opportunity to wander through shopping areas like Cooper Road, Mochi Bazaar, Guru Bazaar and Shastri Market, each offering an array of hand-crafted wool garments, lacquered woodwork, hand-woven carpets and jewelry. Take a break to savor local delicacies like paranthas and samosas. You can also ride our free shuttle the Golden Temple and other attractions such as Jallianwala Bagh at scheduled hours.
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
Durgiana Temple - 12 km, 15-min drive
Located on a serene pond near Lohgarh Gate, this 16th century temple of the goddess Durga is home to Shree Laxmi Narayan Mandir.
Golden Temple - 12 km, 15-min drive
A holy site and one of the most well-known temples in the world, the Golden Temple is a popular pilgrimage location for Sikhs.
Jallianwala Bagh - 12 km, 15-min drive
Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden and memorial that pays homage to the 2,000 Indian civilians killed and injured by British forces in 1919 while taking part in a peaceful public meeting.
Khalsa College - 12 km, 15-min drive
Founded in the late 1800s by the Sikh Singh Sabha Movement, this school spans 300 acres and is situated on the Amritsar-Lahore highway.
Wagah Border - 33 km, 30-min drive
Separating India and Pakistan, the Wagah Border road features a flag lowering ceremony each evening and is a favorite local attraction, drawing in thousands of visitors every year.