Ram Tirath Amritsar


Ram Tirth Temple is situated at a distance of 11 km towards the west of Chogawan Road in City amritsar.


From Airport

Driving Distance- 7 km or 10.6 miles or 9.2 nautical miles

Driving Time- 20 minutes

From Railway  Station

Driving Distance- 20 km or 12.4 miles or 10.8 nautical miles

Driving Time- 24 minutes


Temple Timings: 6.00 AM to 8.00 PM

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Amritsar depends largely on the weather conditions in Amritsar. Like the rest of north-western India, the city faces a semi-arid climate throughout the year. Best time to visit Amritsar is during winters, which lasts from November to March. Winters bring out the lively and vibrant side of the city. Exploring the culture of the place around this time is something one must experience.

Guide To Ram Tirath Temple


As per the mythological beliefs, the place chronicles back to the period of Ramayana. The temple is known for the ashram of sage Maharishi Valmiki.

As per the inscriptions, the sage gave shelter to Goddess Sita at this ashram when she was abandoned by Lord Rama after the Lankan victory.

The temple houses a hut that marks the birthplace of Lord Rama’s sons, Luv and Kush, and the ancient tank that was believably dug by Lord Hanumana, Rishi Valmiki’s hut and the stairwell where Goddess Sita used to take bath are also housed inside the mandir complex.

Here, Lord Ram’s wife Sita gave birth to her sons, Luv and Kush. The twin boys displayed their excellence of martial skills by whipping the troops of Sri Ram at this very place.

Gold Plated Idol of Valmiki

8 feet tall gold plated idol of Lord Valmiki made of 800 kg Gold stands tall in the Ramtirth temple complex and is the main attraction for tourists visiting this place.

Lesser-Known Attractions Inside Ram Tirath Temple

There are many lesser-known places that are a must-visit to make your visit memorable. Mata Lal Devi Temple and Cave Temple (Gufa Mandir) are few of them.

Ramtirth Fair

Ramtirth Fair is a four to five day long annual fair, organized on the full moon day in the month of November in the Ramtirth complex. It is a significant religious event in the city. During the fair, pilgrims visit the temple in the early morning of the Puranmashi (full moon night) to take a plunge in the pious tank which is believed to have been dug by Hanuman.

As far as records indicate, around a million pilgrims visit the Ram Tirath fair every year.  A myth is famous about this fair that taking a plunge in the holy water body known as Mata Sita di Baoli will enable them to give birth to children if they don’t have any.

The most exciting and impressive aspect of this fair is the floating of tullas or lamps. These lamps are made of flour and are fueled by mustard oil or ghee. Women light these lamps and release them to float in the tank by placing on leaf plates or boat-shaped carriers made of Sarkanda reeds while reciting devotional songs and hymns.

How To Reach Ram Tirath Temple Amritsar

Personal Conveyance

What better than a personal conveyance to travel around. One does not have to worry about timings and comfort. The driving distance from the Amritsar railway station to Ramtirth temple is of around 24 minutes.

Hop on Hop off Bus

Hop on Hop off bus is one of the convenient ways which allows you to visit the best tourist places in Amritsar without worrying about time. It is available at different packages ranging from ₹ 250- ₹ 1700. It saves your time and energy and you don’t have to worry about the prices, unlike the cabs which are costlier.

Timings: 10 am- 7 pm

Cab Services

Those who don’t like traveling by bus can book a cab and visit fort without waiting for a bus which has a time limit. Prices for cab depends upon the pickup and drop off locations. There are some reliable apps such as Ola, Uber from where you get cab services. Taxi fare from Golden Temple to Ramtirth Temple is around Rs. 80-140.

Places Nearby The Temple

Sada Pind

Sadda Pind is a Punjabi Culture Village Museum sprawling across 12 acres of land. It is located in the holy city of Amritsar, just 8 KM from the Golden Temple and 7 KM from the Airport.

The place is marked by Punjab’s vibrancy and tradition. It portrays the lifestyle in a pre-Independence Punjabi village and brings you a chance to experience authentic culture, and flavors of Punjab in one place.

The village is filled with potters, weavers, blacksmiths and other artisans who make and present their parandis, juttis, phulkaris, durries, clay toys, musical instruments, agricultural implements, and shawls.

Wagah Border

Wagah is a border village and Union Council located at the line between Pakistan and India. Wagah has located 600 meters ie. 2,000 ft, west of the border and lies on the celebrated Grand Trunk Road between Lahore and Amritsar in India.

The “Berlin wall of Asia”, ie. the Wagah Border is the ceremonial border on the India–Pakistan Border where each evening there is a retreat ceremony called ‘lowering of the flags’.Plenty of people come to watch the incredible border-closing ceremony every evening at the Attari–Wagah Border Checkpost. The border is open every day from  8:30 to 14:30.

Pul Kanjri

Pul Kanjri lies on the way to Wagah Border, 35 km from Amritsar on Amritsar-Lahore highway, near the Daoka and Dhanoa Kalan village.

It is an ancient building in a village from the time of Maharaja Ranjit Singh which has a historical memoir, beautiful vestiges, and a fascinating tale.

War Memorial

The memorial-museum is intended to represent the glorious heroic deeds of the brave hearts of Punjab. The memorial,  immortalizing the deeds of brave soldiers aims to inspire and instill the spirit of patriotism in the youth.

There are eight state-of-the-art galleries built in the War Memorial Museum to showcase Punjab’s martial tradition and military campaigns from the era of Sri Hargobind Singh Ji – the sixth of ten Sikh Gurus through photographs, illustrations, paintings, artifacts, weapons, and interactive panels.