Welcome to Amritsar, a confluence of the rich history, generous culture and mouth-watering food of Punjab. A city that has lasted the test of time, Amritsar is every food lover’s dream and every patriotic heart’s calling. Here you will find the holiest shrine of the Sikhs, the Golden Temple, an architectural beauty and spiritual hub surrounded by the Amrit Sarovar, the lake that gives Amritsar its name. Then there is the Wagha border, the dividing line between India and Pakistan, that witnesses a retreat ceremony every evening by the Indian Army. And last but not the least, is this city’s amazing food that embodies the generous spirit of Punjab in its parathas, lassi and butter chicken.
Top things to see and do:
Visit the Golden Temple, watch the Retreat ceremony at Wagah Border, Shop at Hall Bazaar, indulge in Punjabi cuisine.
How to get there:
Round trip cost starting at Rs 520. Take a train to Amritsar.
Where to stay:
Blue Eye Backpackers Hostel, Live with Punjabi Family w/ Pool
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