India's largest dam the Bhakra Nangal dam is located at Rupnagar 170 km away from Amritsar. Many important Sikh shrines like Kiratpur Sahib (Sikh holy place where ashes of dead are immersed), Anandpur Sahib and Chumkur Sahib are also present there. It is the native dwelling place of Mor Jats who are well known for their Bravery and Mango Cultivation.
No direct buses are available for Rupnagar from Amritsar. You may take a bus and travel 230 km to Chandigarh and then travel 49 km on Taxi to Rupnagar.
There are no direct trains to Rupnagar. The cheapest train route from Amritsar is taking Shane Punjab to Ambala Cant and then NDLS Jansatabdi from there to Rupnagar. You may also take Amritsar Satabdi to Sirhind and then from there a taxi to Rupnagar. This also amounts to about 240 km of travel.
But all these routes are indirect ones and unnecessarily elongate the distance of travel. You may rather hire a Taxi or Car and travel west from Amritsar on NH 1 and SH 18 via Jalandhar and Phagwara. This reduces the road distance to about 185 km which can be easily covered in 3 h 10 min and provides you a quite comfortable journey.
Founded by Guru Ram Das in 1547, Amritsar means the Holy pool of nectar. This name is inspired from the sacred pool in the Golden Temple and is also called the Jewel of Punjab. It is an important pilgrimage for Sikhs but people of all faiths visit this temple from all around the World.
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Rupnagar is one of the major Indus Valley Civilization sites located on the banks of the river Satluj in Punjab. The Shiwalik mountain ranges spread along the opposite bank. Chandigarh that is 50 km away is the nearest airport. Rupnagar is well connected by road through the National Highway 21. Buses and car rentals like Savaari Cab services can take one from Chandigarh to Rupnagar in less than an hour. There are also frequent trains between Delhi-Rupnagar and Chandinagar-Rupnagar. Delhi is nearly 300 km away and it takes at least 5 hours 30 mins to get to Rupnagar. Bhakra links Rupnagar with the Shimla and Kullu valley. Travelers can stop at Rupnagar for a sip of history before stepping into the beautiful hill stations of Himachal Pradesh..
Rupnagar is a significant historical site. The Gurudwara Keshgarh Sahib is considered is considered one of the sacred five or the seats of Sikh religion. The tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh Ji created the Khalsa at this Gurudwara in 1699 by baptizing five Sikhs as Panj Piaras. Sadabarat Sahib, Bhatta Sahib and Parivar Vichhora Sahib are the other important Gurudwaras in Rupnagar. Bhakra Nangal Dam on the Satluj River and the lake Gobind Sagar is another major sight in Rupnagar. Water sports at the lake draw adventure sports enthusiasts from all around. Nearly 6 km away from Rupnagar are the remains of the ancient temple of Jateshwar Mahadev. The 10th century temple is visited by devotees from all over Punjab. A Peepal Tree on the banks of the Satluj also marks the place where the Governor General Lord William Bentick made a treaty with Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Tourists can use car rentals like Savaari Cab Services to tour around the city.