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The Durgiana Temple, also known by other names of Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Durga Tirath and Sitla Mandir.Though a Hindu temple, its architecture is similar to the Golden Temple of Sikh religion.This temple derives its name from the Goddess Durga, the chief Goddess deified and worshipped here. Idols of Goddess Laksmi and Vishnu are also deified here and worshipped.

History

The original temple is reported to have been built in the 16th century. It was rebuilt in 1921 by Guru Harsai Mal Kapoor in the architectural style of the Sikh Golden Temple.The newly built temple was inaugurated by Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. Even though Amritsar is not declared a Holy city, restrictions are in force prohibiting the sale of tobacco, liquor and meat within a radius of 200 metres around this temple and the Golden Temple.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

The nearest bus stop is Amritsar.

The nearest railway station to durgiana temple is Amritsar Jn Train Station which is 0 km away from Durgiana Temple.

By Air

The nearest airport to Durgiana Temple is raja sansi international airport , Amritsar which is 10 km away from Durgiana Temple .

Map

Durgiana Temple Amritsar

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Extra Information

Dussehra,Janmashtami,Rama Navami,and Diwali.

Timings and Events
Timings

6:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Events

Dussara

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