Amritsar a city in state of Punjab. It is home to the Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), the spiritual and cultural center for the Sikh religion. The name of the city derives from the name of the pool around the Golden Temple.

Golden Temple (Harmandir/Darbar Sahib)

16th Century temple

Durgiana Temple

1908 temple

Akal Takht

Sikh religious authority

Wagah Border

border with Pakistan

Baba Atal Sahib

Built between 1778 and 1784

Central Sikh Musuem

fine old paintings of battles

Harike Bird Sanctuary

large numbers of wintering waterfowl

Jallianwala Bagh

memorial of national importance

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Garden (Ram Bagh)

laid out in 1818

Mata Lal Devi Mandir

20th century female saint