Stay at our hotel near the Golden Temple and city markets
While at the Radisson Blu Amritsar, make time to meander through shopping areas like Cooper Road, Mochi Bazaar, Guru Bazaar and Shastri Market, where you'll find the beautiful, hand-crafted goods Amritsar is known for. In addition to a vast array of hand-woven carpets, woollen garments, lacquered woodwork and jewellery, the markets boast delicious local specialities like paranthas and samosas. Visiting the city on holiday? Because our hotel is near the Golden Temple, we provide a free shuttle service to it 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)
- 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.