This enormously well known city is very celebrated and brimming with life. You will get the chance to eat a portion of the best dishes you have ever eaten whether it be in a roadside dhaba in Amritsar or a fine dining restaurant. This article discusses a visit to Amritsar and what the city offers.
Amritsar is known for many things to many people. Some identify it with great food, some with it being the stronghold of Punjabis and a reflection of their actual way of life, some as a pilgrimage site, some for it being a romantic place. Amritsar tour packages can be any of those. Once you have your purpose of visit streamlined, Amritsar is one of the best places to visit. It has the modern amenities like any other city but it also resonates the rural Punjabi lifestyle in the lifestyle of the people. It is also a historically important city and the trip leave you feeling so much more patriotic. A visit to amritsar deserves a proper touring of the city and mentioned are below are some of the most iconic landmarks you will ever find in India.
The most well known Gurdwara in the whole world, this sanctuary draws in devotees from everywhere throughout the world as well as a tourists intrigued in the places of interest the city has. The Golden Temple is one of the landmarks of India and the temple, otherwise called the ‘Darbar Sahib’, is encompassed by the pool of Sarovar and the sanctuary structure is secured with near 400 kgs of gold. The structure of the temple mirrors a remarkable style of Hindu and Muslim engineering and creates a perfect blend.
The spot where more than 2000 unarmed and innocent civilians were massacred in cold blood on April the 13th, 1919. The people were gathered for a meeting when the tragedy went down. Today this place is visited by thousands of people every year to pay their respects. A visit to this places is a loud calling if you ever plan to visit Amritsar.
Additionally called the Berlin wall of Asia, this spot denote the outskirt in the middle of India and Pakistan in the Grand Trunk Road in the middle of Amritsar and Lahore. The fascination of the spot is not the site itself but rather an exceptional service which is held each night. The parade called ‘bringing down of the banners’ is held each night in this very spot and has been a convention taken after since 1959. A capable and fiery parade is shown by the Border Security Force of India and the Pakistan Rangers Soldiers. The function happens for around 40 to 45 minutes and after the presentation of the parade, an exceptional walk by one of the officers from both sides walks forward and augments a handshake and the service is shut with the national song of devotion.