Amritsar is an icon of the glorious Sikh religion. It was founded by Guru Ram Das and is located in the northwestern part of India. Amritsar is famous for Golden Temple (aka Shri Harmandir Sahib) the most sacred spiritual and cultural center of the Sikh shrines. It’s also a symbol of kinship and equality. A visit to this divine pilgrimage and bathing in the water (aka “Holy Pool of Nectar”) around the Golden Temple is assumed to cleanse the soul.
Baisakhi festival brings out the true splendor of Amritsar with its finest food, clothes, celebrations, and merry-making. This place is also famous for its Jallianwala Bagh massacre, which took place on 13 April 1919.
Amritsar is situated near Pakistan with Wagah Border in proximity. It’s also famous for its carpets, fabrics, farm products, and handicrafts. It is also famous for Phulkari - the folk embroidery of Punjab. It is a glittering showcase of ancient legends, historical monuments, and places of worship. Its old bazaars, colorful festivals, and cuisines collectively make it a well-rounded tourist destination.
Explorations & Experiences in Amritsar-
- Golden Temple Amritsar
- Durgiana Temple
- Gobindgarh Fort
- Wagah-Attari Border
- Jallianwala Bagh
- Gurudwara Shri Tarn Taran Sahib
- Mata Lal Devi Temple
- Phulkari embroidery work