Gobindgarh Fort  in Gobindgarh Fort: Amritsar
15 Dec 2017 - 31 Jan 2018

Gobindgarh Fort

Antiques, heritage and museums Others
 
   

The fort is operational from 10 am to 9:30 pm.

A outstanding, heritage fort having a glorious history of its own spanning over 257 years right from the era of the Bhangi Misl to Maharaja Ranjit Singh to the British and the Indian army and now finally it opens its gates for the people of Punjab. This fort houses several structures and buildings each of which have their own story to tell, i.e. Toshakhana {The Royal treasury which housed the priceless 'Koh-I- Noor'}, the Bungalow which is built on the circular plinth of the Sikh period, Khas Mahal referred to as the 'Coffee House' in the records of the Indian army, Darbar hall, Nalwa Deorhi or Nalwa gate that has named after the Commander-in-Chief of the Khalsa army of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. A military hospital building, erected between 1855 and 1870 etc. The grandeur of this fort is spread across an area of 43 acres right in the heart of Amritsar city.
Main attractions - Nalwa Gate, Imprisonment, Dyer's Bungalow, Khas Mahal, Bastions, Toshakhana, Haveli, Chloronome house (Phansi Ghar), Darbar Hall, Ancient Warfare Museum. Projection Mapping with Laser and Sound : Kanda Boldiyan Ne - A show on the story of Gobindgarh Fort.
Against the backdrop of the original faade of the Bungalow - a wall 100 ft. x 50 ft. see a Multi-Media sound and light show, with laser lights, computer animation and Projection mapping technologies, immerse yourself in the legend of Gobindgarh Fort where these seemingly mute walls, have a story to tell of the sweep of history.This infotainment show, brought to you with 20,000 lumens projectors and 7.1 surround sound,will mesmerize you as you sit in the historic open lawns of the fort and revel in the gorgeous evenings of Amritsar.

7D Maharaja Ranjit Singh Show
SHER-E- PUNJAB (Lion-of-Punjab) a show on Maharaja Ranjit Singh. A 7D show on Maharaja Ranjit Singh in a never before seen format - which will transport you to the 19th century in an immersive way. The show will leave you enchanted. A preview will introduce you to the ages just before the Maharaja forged the powerful state of Punjab. Internationally renowned film director, Mr. Ketan Mehta, has directed this show.

Shopping Zone - Haat Bazaar
Phulkaris, jutties, heritage craft pieces, old zardozi work Choose from the rich collection of arts and crafts, which exhibit the splendor of the state.Decorate your homes, as you put your best foot forward, dressed in the newly purchased jutti 'shoes' from The Haat Bazaar. Several shops to choose from, offering the choicest of items from across Punjab. Take mementoes for your family and friends.

Swad Gali - Ambarsari Zaika
The best of Punjabi food brought to you by the best in the food industry. A special street called Ambarsari Zaika- will make you realize why Amritsar is called the Food Capital of the state. Here you can tantalize your palate with famous vegetarian brands like Brothers Dhaba and Non vegetarian brands like Adarsh. Enjoy the unique "Punj Painiya De Gol Gappe". Sit under a canopy inspired from the canopies used by Maharaja Ranjit Singh or pick up fare from wooden food carts made in the traditional old style. No set menus. No compulsions. Only complete freedom to satisfy all your tastes- Sweet-Spicy and Sour.

Fun Zone - Kids Attractions
Virtual Reality experiences, Mechanical Bull Ride,Segway Jwaakful ride,Camel Ride, Carnival Games, Village Ferris wheel, Trampolines, Vintage Car and lot more to come.