Maharaja Ranjit Singh built this small palace and park in 1819. It lies in the newer, northern part of Amritsar. It used to serve as a summer residence for the philanthropic, one-eyed Maharaja (who rebuilt the Golden Temple) between 1818 and 1837 and now houses the Ranjit Singh museum, which has paintings and weapons dating back to the Mughal period. This beautiful garden is named as a tribute to Guru Ram Das, the founder of the city The museum contains weapons dating back to Mughal times and some portraits of the ruling houses of the Punjab and a replica of the diamond.
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