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Hotel Ritz Plaza
[ Sarovar Park Plaza Hotel Group ]
The Mall, Amritsar, Punjab, India

Hotel Ritz Plaza, Amritsar, Punjab, India
Hotel Ritz Plaza, Amritsar, Punjab, India

Location : Hotel Ritz Plaza came into existence in 1963 and is spread over the aristocratic on Mall Road, Amritsar's very elite locale. It is within easy access of the railway station and the international airport.

A few miles from India's Northwestern border is the holy city of Amritsar, known for the Golden Temple, the most sacred Gurudwara-shrine of the Sikhs and the tank called "the pool of immortality". Guru Shri Ram Das the fourth Sikh Guru, founded the city while excavating the holy tank. Guru Arjan Dev built the Temple and Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the Sikh ruler enriched the shrine and covered its dome with copper, and overlaid it with golden foil. The interior of the Temple contains fine filigree and gold-inlay work. The exterior walls are inlaid with precious stones.

According to traditional history, the Muslim saint Pir Mian Mir of Lahore, at the request of the fifth Sikh Guru Arjan Dev, laid the temple's foundation stone. However, there is no record supporting this, not even in the biographies of Pir. The recorded account says that Guru Arjun Dev laid the foundation in 1588. The Guru's followers settled down in the neighborhood and a small town called Ramdaspur quickly came up, deriving its later name, Amritsar, from the holy tank that encircles the Hari Mandir, or the Darbar Sahib, now known as the Golden Temple.

Connectivity :

By Air : Amritsar is well linked by flights from all over India. Recently, it has been endowed with an international airport.

By Rail : There are direct links from Delhi to Amritsar by train. It is an 8-10 hour journey.

By Road : It is situated 284 km away from Chandigarh and 447 km from Delhi.

Hotel Ritz Plaza, Amritsar, Punjab, India
Hotel Ritz Plaza, Amritsar, Punjab, India

Accommodation : 50 Guest Rooms & Suites. All the rooms are occupied with CCTV, 24Hrs Room Service, Safe Deposit Lockers.

Dining : Ranjit's : The Multi-Cuisine Restaurant offers the best of Western, Chinese & Asian Meals, with a lavish buffet spread for Dinner. Polaris Bar : The Bar

Hotel Ritz Plaza, Amritsar, Punjab, India
Hotel Ritz Plaza, Amritsar, Punjab, India

Conference : The banquet hall handles meetings up to 200 and the outdoor Piazza is just right for function upto 1000 people. A full range of audio-visual equipment and trained staff are on hand.

Places of Interest :

  • Nearby is the Jallianwala Bagh where, during the British rule in India, General Dyer opened fire on innocent people causing a huge massacre. The place is now a national monument; its walls bear the bullet marks of this tragedy.
  • The other places to visit are the beautiful Rambagh Gardens, Khalsa College, Glency Medical College, the Durgina Temple and the Kashmir Emporium.
  • The Wagah Border check post is also one of the immensely popular tourist attractions bringing people from far off to witness the ceremony of the Indian and Paksitani soldiers changing guard every evening.

Hotel Facilities : Complete travel related services, Laundry, Money Exchange, Doctor on call, Swimming Pool etc are few of the facilities which are also available in the hotel.



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