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Old Cantt Road, Vijay Chowk, Lohgarh, Gobindgarh Fort, Amritsar, Punjab 143001, India
entry fee
per person Combo 1(valid till 4 pm)
per person Combo 2(valid till 5 pm)
per person Express Mini pass
per person Express Super Pass
per person Maharaja Combo
per person Sawari Combo
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All days of the week
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
visit duration
1 to 2 hours

about gobindgarh fort

The Gobindgarh Fort, built in 1809, was a massive structure of limestone and brick with iron-studded gates. Much of it now stands in ruins. A portion was deliberately demolished by the British, always anxious to decimate traces of the foe’s grandeur, after the two Anglo-Sikh Wars. Indeed, most of the fortifications that Ranjit put in place in Amritsar were ‘de-militarised’ by the British.

Gobindgarh Fort at Present-


A glorious history from the past depicted through the means of technology, to entice, enlighten, educate, enthrall and inspire. A 7D show based on the life of Maharaja Ranjit Singh that transports you back to the 19thcentury in an immersive way leaving you enchanted and is aptly called Sher e Punjab


Kanda Boldiyan Ne or Whispering Walls is a show using state of the art projection mapping technologies and laser lights. A show of this quality has never before been seen pan India and we can certainly state that it will surely take your breath away. This show is held every evening post sunset. There is a Punjabi as well as an English show each day. There are several other activities to entertain and keep the old and young occupied, such as horse rides, camel rides, horse carriage, trampoline, rock climbing, etc.

The evenings here at Gobindgarh Fort are simply magical and the entire fort comes alive with the beautiful ambient lighting. The change in the mood and activity is noteworthy. Kanda Boldiyan Ne or Whispering Walls is a show using state of the art projection mapping technologies and laser lights. A show of this quality has never before been seen pan India. 


The Toshakhana, which once stored the coveted Kohinoor diamond, is now a coin museum for old and rare coins including a replica of the Kohinoor as it was worn by the Maharaja. The circular structure of the roof that was made by the use of the original nanakshahi brick is intact till date and quite awe inspiring.



The grand building of the Anglo Sikh Bunglow has now been converted to an Ancient Warfare museum and today has several replicas of instruments and attires of warfare. It has many real, lifelike figurines that are so realistic they seem they would come alive if touched.



A stage that keeps the fort alive all day long with live performances of bhangra, gatka, gidda, comedy, games, dholi etc. Several prizes are here to be won each day.



People here engage themselves in the various food shops and stalls that offer the choicest of Amritsari and Punjabi cuisine along with some other eatery options as well. 



You can feast your eyes as you roam the well located Haat Bazaar that offers fares right from phulkaris, juttis, shawls, antiques etc. for you to purchase from.

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3 Gobindgarh Fort reviews
Rohin Sharma
Rohin Sharma
Must Visit place in Amritsar
Apr 06 2017
This place is still under restoration work but soon it is going to be must visit tourist destination in amritsar. Had great fun at the 7 D show that is presented there.
Rohit Verma
Rohit Verma
Nice Place to Visit in Amritsar
Mar 27 2017
We visited this place in the month of February and we found this place quite interesting, a part of it is still under restoration work but the shows that are presently by now are just awesome especially the 7 D show named as Sher-e-Punjab. There are ...... read more