Places to Visit near Amritsar

Places to visit near Amritsar – List of Best Tourist Places around Amritsar Tourist Places Attractions, Sightseeing,  Things to Do – Taran Taran, Gobindwal Saheb, Amanat Khan Serai, Baba Bakala, Patiala, DharamsalaKangra, Chandigarh.

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Taran Taran (22 km).

The pool near this shrine is believed to have curative properties.

Gobindwal Saheb (30 km).

The final resting place 9samadhi0 of Guru Angad Devji is nearby.

Amanat Khan Serai (38 km),

Places to Visit Near Amritsar - Amanat Khan Sarai

Amanat Khan Sarai

It has an ornamental gateway and glazed tile decorations.

 

 

 

 

 

Baba Bakala( 945 km),

It is dedicated to the ninth guru, Tegh Bahadur, has a magnificent gurudwara.

 

 

Patiala (67 km from chandigarh).

The museum here has a rare collection of weapons. Theold Patiala Fort has fine examples of the Patiala school of painting

Dharamsala (185 km),

A popular hill station, it is the present home of Dalai Lama. Dharamsala popularly known as the Scotland of India , is once of the 80 hill station established by the British between 1815 and 1847 and has one of the most spectacular setting for a hill station.Thais hill station is closest to the perennial snowline and is built along a spur of the Dhaula Dhar range.The town varies in the height from1250 metres at the bazaars to 1768 metres at McLeodjang.Dharamsala is surrounded by deodar forests and provide a superb view of the great granite mountains that almost overhang the town. Its on top list of places to visit near Amritsar.

kangra(194 km)

A lush valley with fruit orchards and farms. Seventeen kms from Dharamsala and over looking the gushing torrent of the Banganga river lies the ancient town of Kangra. The town stepped in romance has a rich historical past Kangra became a Mughal province in 1620,when the then prince,Shah Jahan captured for his father, Emperor Jehangir.In the 18th century Raja Sansar Chand Katoch II recaptured the fort from the Mughals and extended the boundaries of Kangra into the Chamba and Kullu valleys.

The glory of the valley is brought out in the invaluable and delicate Kangra paintings that the Raja commissioned to express his love for a comely Gaddi maiden and the beautiful land she dwelled in.Under Raja Sansar Chand II the region prospored.

 

During the mid 18th century, a new style of painting developed, based on Mughal miniature painting, but with a different subject matter.The theme was derived from Radha-Krishanalegends and depicted the ruler and the gods in a local setting.In 1744-73 Raja Govardhan Singh of Guler gave shelter to many artists who had fled from Mughals and thus gave birth to the famed Kangra School of Painting. Its on top list of places to visit near Amritsar.

Chandigarh(240 km),

The capital city, was designed by the French architect, Le Corbusier. 108 km beyond is the beautiful hill resort of Shimla.



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