Taj Swarna Amritsar, the latest luxury hotel to join Taj Hotels, is a elegant hotel in the heart of Amritsar, Punjab. Just 2km from Sri Ram Tirath Temple and Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama, its a great base to explore the temples of this fascinating city.
157 modern rooms and suites complete with the renowned Taj service
Enviable location for visiting the Golden Temple
Choice of dining options available from the Grand Trunk, the multi-cuisine restaurant to The Chinese Room which serves authentic chinese food
Enjoy a pampering at the Jiva Spa
Styled on Punjabi history complete with the signature Taj look, Taj Swarna Amritsar is the hotel group's first venture in this magical city. With 157 rooms and suites, you'll find something for everyone here.
Founded in 1577 by Ram Das, Amritsar is home to Sikhism's most sacred shrine, the magnificent Golden Temple or Harmandir Sahib. Over lake Amritsar this gilded domed temple stands radiant, beautiful at every time of daye. Now the centre of Sikhism, it brings pilgrims from all around the world as well as boasting a thriving food scene.
Each room is comfortable, complete with a modern bathroom where you can unwind. The Jiva Spa also allows for complete rejuvenation. After a long day, book in for a signature Taj treatment, with a focus on wellness using Ayurvedic medicine.
Taj Swarna Amritsar itself has many dining options from Chinese cuisine, al fresco dining by the pool and a more casual delicatessen. When staying in a Taj Club room, guests can even benefit from special benefits including cocktails and canapés in the Club lounge each evening.
When to visit
Taj Swarna is located just a 30-minute drive away from the sacred Sikh shrine of Shri Harmandir Sahib in the city of Amritsar in the state of Punjab.
Fly into Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport. From there the hotel is just 30-minutes by car.
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