Amritsar Junction Railway Station (ASR)
अमृतसर जंक्शन रेलवे स्टेशन
Amritsar railway station is located in Amritsar district in the Indian state of Punjab and serves Amritsar
The Sind, Punjab and Delhi Railway completed the Multan-Lahore-Amritsar line in 1865. Amritsar-Attari section was completed on the route to Lahore in 1862.
The 78 km (48 mi) long Amritsar–Khem Karan railway line runs through Tarn Taran and Patti. A 54 km (34 mi) long line links Amritsar to Dera Baba Nanak on the bank of the Ravi.
The 107 km (66 mi) Amritsar–Pathankot route runs through Batala and Gurdaspur. The 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide broad gauge Amritsar-Pathankot line was opened in 1884.
Amritsar Junction Railway Station Address : Guru Arjun Nagar, Amritsar, Punjab 143002
Amritsar Junction Railway Station Helpline Numbers : 0183-2223171, 0183-2564485
Best Place to Visit Near Amritsar Junction Railway Station
- Golden Temple : 1.9 km from Amritsar Rly Station
- Jallianwala Bagh : 2.9 km from Amritsar Rly Station
- Durgiana Temple : 1.4 km from Amritsar Rly Station
- Mata Temple : 1.3 km from Amritsar Rly Station
- Company Bagh : 2.2 km from Amritsar Rly Station
Amritsar Junction Railway Station to Golden Temple
Sri Harmandir Sahib (lit. "the abode of God"), also known as Golden Temple and the Darbar Sahib, is the holiest Gurdwara and the most important pilgrimage site of Sikhism. It is located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India.
The temple is built around a man-made pool (sarovar) that was completed by Guru Ram Das in 1577. Guru Arjan – the fifth Guru of Sikhism, requested Sai Mian Mir – a Muslim Pir of Lahore to lay its foundation stone in 1589. In 1604, Guru Arjan placed a copy of the Adi Granth in Harmandir Sahib, calling the site Ath Sath Tirath (lit. "shrine of 68 pilgrimages"). The temple was repeatedly rebuilt by the Sikhs after it became a target of persecution and was destroyed several times by the Muslim armies from Afghanistan and the Mughal Empire. The army led by Ahmad Shah Abdali, for example, demolished it in 1757 and again in 1762, then filled the pool with garbage. Maharaja Ranjit Singh after founding the Sikh Empire, rebuilt it in marble and copper in 1809, overlaid the sanctum with gold foil in 1830. This has led to the name the Golden Temple.
The railway station in Amritsar is centrally located; of hardly 15-minutes drive from the Golden Temple.
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Distance Between Amritsar Junction Railway Station and Raja Sansi International Airport is 11 kms or 6.8 miles.
Distance Between Amritsar Junction Railway Station and Amritsar Bus Stand is 18 kms or 11.2 miles.
Prepaid Taxi and autorickshaws are available to anywhere from Outside of Amritsar Junction Railway Station.
Hotels Near Amritsar Junction Railway Station
- Hotel Namaskar Residency : 1.0 km from Amritsar Rly Station
- Hotel Hk continental : 1.9 km from Amritsar Rly Station
- Hotel Punnu International : 2.2 km from Amritsar Rly Station
- FabHotel Orbion Mall Road : 1.6 km from Amritsar Rly Station
- H.V.International : 600 m from Amritsar Rly Station
Suggested Itinerary from Delhi to Amritsar
Travel Delhi to Amritsar 488 Kms (303 Miles) 07 hours 28 min Journey.
|Day1||Best Trains Delhi to Amritsar|
Stay in hotel
|Day2||After Breakfast Start your sightseeing|
The Golden Temple can be visited anytime. The time of festivals can be the best time to visit the temple. However, this period attracts huge crowds. Summer is too hot and winter too cold. So the best time to visit is October and March.
Hop on Hop off Tourist Coach :
Tour the city of Amritsar on a double-decker bus. Meeting point for the tour will be shared with you after the booking, at first the group will visit the Golden Temple and the Jallianwala Bagh on foot. After visiting both the places.
|Day3||Back To Delhi|
Post breakfast, check-out from your hotel and take a drive to reach the railway station, to board a train to reach Delhi. This is how you are going to enjoy your private short tour in the city of Amritsar.