For most of the travelers, Amritsar travel is an exciting experience which is hard to forget. It will be absolutely true to say that this destination is not only the place of many saints including Darbar Sahib of Guru Arjun Dev, Mian Mir Sahib San, Dev Guru Hargobind Wadala but as well eminent from tourism point of view.
Amritsar, a city in Punjab is a famous tourist destination in the northwest part of India. The place is the home town of Harmandir Sahib and hence as well known as the Golden Temple. The place keeps importance from both cultural and spiritual point of view. It is a sacred and religious destination of Sikhs but visited by different communities and religions with great respect and honor and offered praying. The holy tank that surrounds the amazing Golden temple is a major source of attraction here.
Amritsar is rich in culture, traditions, folks, natural beauty, historical monuments, structures and off course delicious Punjabi cuisine. Apart of these all, the place is also famous for its agriculture and score high when it comes to tourism. Some other tourist attractions of Amritsar are Golden temple, Jaliwanwala Bag, Wagah Border, Durgiana temple, Baba Atal Rai Tower, Culture and Festival, Tarn Taran, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panoramio, Rambagh Garden, Ram Tirath temple and more.
The place is sited near the Golden temple. It remains a living example of thousands of people fighting for freedom was killed during Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy on 13 April 1919 by General Dyer. This martyr place is now open for the tourists.
Golden temple is one of most sacred Sikh shrines in Amritsar. This temple was built in the 14th century AD by guru Ram Das. It is the popular tourist attraction of Amritsar that calls millions of tourists every year. The holy script of Sikh known as Guru Granth Sahib is recited by the gurus in the temple. The lake inside temple is so sacred and known for mapping all sins done in life.
Wagah Border is another prominent tourism attraction in Amritsar which is visited by the tourists worldwide. The place is famous because India shares international border with our neighboring country ‘Pakistan’. It is just 28km away from the main town of Amritsar.
Tarn Taran is located 22km south of Amritsar. This important Sikh shrine is built in tribute of Guru Ram Das. The architectural style of this building is truly admirable. It is a strong belief among the tourists that the holy lake heals leprosy.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama
Maharaja Ranjit Singh, prominently known as the ‘the Lion of Punjab’ was one of the leading figure in the Indian and Sikh history. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama is a visual documentation of this great personality introduced by the mutual cooperation of National Council of Science Museums and an autonomous organization of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
Amristsar Travel Guide
Climate condition of Amritsar is favorable to roam around. But its weather rise up to 43 'C in summer and temperatures go down in winter between 4 'C to 10 'C. The best season to visit this holy place is between October to April.
Amritsar is a wonderful city which gives vivid experience to the shoppers. As Punjab is quite rich in tradition, handicrafts and handlooms etc, you can get hand woven blankets, carpets, Patiala salwar and woolen garments etc.
Nightlife of Amritsar always invites young and dynamic tourists to not only roam around but as well to enjoy bars, pubs and authentic north Indian, south India, Mexican, Thai and other fast food etc.
Amritsar is well connected by all modes of transportation including airways, bus and train.
Airways – Raja Sansi International airport has regular flights to Delhi, Jammu, Chandigarh in India and for Dubai, London and Abu Dhabi etc. These services are provided by Kingfisher Airlines, Air India, Jet airways, Air-India Express, Airways, Turkmenistan Airlines and more.
Train & Bus – Amritsar is also well connected by road routes and trains. There are daily trains from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Thiruvanthapuram, Indore, Agra etc for here. It is also well connected by the road. You can reach this place by bus. Buses are regularly and easily available to Amritsar.