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- 98%Luxury Travelers
- 95%Art & Design Lovers
- 92%Outdoor Enthusiasts
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- AmritsarMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsOct 22, 2013
The Punjabi city of Amritsar is the holiest city of the Sikh religion and home to the Golden Temple, Sikhism's absolute heart. Elsewhere, Amritsar is like anywhere else in India - dusty and poor - but the Golden Temple (its central shrine is actually covered in solid gold) is fantastic, a place with a genuine atmosphere of serene spiritual veneration, and an amazing spot for photographs, particularly in the golden light of dawn or sunset. The quarters of the old city are interesting to explore, and the city's numerous dhabas (snack bars) serve tasty and filling Punjabi fare. Amritsar is also the jumping-off point for those travelling overland into Pakistan - it's only 32km away from the city of Lahore via the Attari/Wagah border, itself worth visiting for the border-closing pageant each evening.
- AmritsarMar 03, 2013
Amritsar is also called as "guru ki nagri" is the beautiful nd holiest city.its old name was " guru ka chak".amritsar is established by sikhs fourth guru Sri guru ramdas ji nd people also called it Ramdas nagri.this is the centre of Sikhism.nd people came here frm worldwide to see Golden temple,jalian waala bagh,nd wagha border.Durgiana mandir is also beautiful to see.if we talk abt amritsar,it is so nyc place to see.come here nd enjoy .we welcome all the world in our holy city Sri Amritsar sahib.
- AmritsarAug 19, 2012
Amritsar is more than worth the trip out of Delhi for its fascinating insight into the relatively new religion of Sikhism, which is dedicated to dismantling unjust class and gender systems and realising God through meditation. Sikhism's heart is indisputably Amritsar, and its astonishing Golden Temple is a beacon of goodwill and brotherhood with its free dining and sleeping halls (donations are welcome). Be sure to take a bus to the Pakistani border to witness the daily border-closing ceremony, which revolves around the guards on either side of the border indulging in peacock-like posturing and stamping, to the tremendous delight of the hundreds of daily visitors.
- AmritsarJul 05, 2012
After a 4 hour local bus ride on some of the worst roads in the world, with pot-holes the size of small cars, we arrive in Amritsar. We planned to spend the day there. First up was the Golden Temple, plated with real gold, $750 million worth!
An hour's drive from the Temple is the border between India and Pakistan. Every day there is a changing of the guards and flag lowering. DO NOT miss this! Imagine Color War, just for the Indians, with a fly-to-human ratio of 50-1. Not cool, especially with humidity at 100%.
- AmritsarJul 05, 2012
Amritsar is an amazing city that provides you not only the opportunity to see one of the pillars of the Sikh religion but also a safe way to see the India/Pakistan border (Wagha border), and see part of history with the memorial to Jalianwala Bagh. Highly recommend this place!