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Govindgarh Fort Amritsar

Govindgarh Fort was earlier called Bhangian Da Fort and if you go to Amritsar, you must go here. Gujjar Singh Bhangi’s army of Misal built this fort in 1960 with brick and lime. It also has four huge fortifications, two strong iron gates and a perkota. This fort was rebuilt by Maharaja Ranjit Singh between 1805 and 1809.

In 1849, the British took possession of this fort. He built the Durbar Hall, Hawa Mahal and the hanging houses here. It is said that the residence of General Dyer, who conducted the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919, was right in front of the hanging house, so that he could enjoy the hanging being given to the prisoners.

After independence, the Indian Army took the fort under its control in order to provide temporary protection to the immigrant Pakistanis who came to India from Pakistan in 1948. Witnessing the historical event of the Indian freedom struggle, this fort was opened to the general public in 2006 by Captain Amarender Singh, the Chief Minister of Punjab.

Best time to Visit Govindgarh Fort Amritsar

If you have a question in your mind that which is the best time to visit Govindgarh Fort Amritsar, then tell you that the temperature is high in both winter and summer. But in January the temperature drops. The temperature here reaches 40 ° C in the summer months of May and June. So September to December and February to March are the best time to visit Amritsar. July and August are the peak monsoon months, so travelling to Amritsar in these months may cause you some inconvenience.

How to Reach Govindgarh Fort Amritsar

By Air:- If you want to travel to Govindgarh Fort  Amritsar by air, then let us know that Guru Ram Das Ji International Airport, located about 11 km from the city center of Amritsar, is well connected to many major cities of India. From Delhi, Chandigarh, Srinagar, Jammu, you will get many flights to Amritsar.

By Train:- The nearest railway station of Govindgarh Fort is in Amritsar. For Amritsar you will easily get trains from almost all major cities of the country, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad. It takes 6 hours to travel from Delhi to Amritsar by train.

By Road:- Govindgarh Fort  Amritsar is well connected to major cities of the country by road, several government and private buses operate to Amritsar from major cities of Delhi, Dehradun, Shimla, Jammu and North India.

Content last updated in January 2021


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