Spread across 43 acres, the magnificent Gobindgarh Fort is located right in the middle of Amritsar city.
The sprawling site was constructed to protect the city from invaders and has a history that spans 257 years. Over the years, the fort has passed several hands, from the Misl rulers to Maharaja Ranjit Singh to the East India Company to the Indian Army now.
The place is known for its stunning light and sound shows every evening that depict its intriguing history.
Other attractions in the fort complex include a museum with interesting exhibits, traditional shops and a restaurant where visitors can enjoy traditional culinary delights.Places nearby:
Kesar Da Dhaba: Home of Amazing Curry and Vegetarian Punjabi Dishes 1 km / 0 mi
Jallianwala Bagh – the Killing Ground of Hundreds of Innocents 1 km / 1 mi
The Ceremony at Wagah Border: Must Visit Beating Retreat Event 27 km / 16 mi
Club House, Manali: Picturesque and Full of Activities 230 km / 143 mi
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium: The home turf of Shoaib Akhtar 280 km / 174 mi