Trips and Itineraries for Punjab
3 States in 1 Day - Himachal to J&K, through Punjab
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Also known as Gurmukhi, this is a village and also the border where India and Pakistan was once divided to become two different countries. On this side of the border, the region is more popularly known as Attari and falls in Amritsar. On the other side, it falls in the Lahore city of Punjab of Pakistan and is known as Wahgah. On both sides the flags of the respective countries are raised up everyday and again lowered 2 hours before sunset. There is also the famous Wagah Rail line over here which forms a part of the Grand Trunk Road which continues in Pakistan as well. The Wagah Border Ceremony is worth seeing and is carried on by the Indian Army and the Pakistan Rangers on the respective sides of the border gate.
Made in the style of the Golden Temple of Amritsar, this is another temple dedicated to Lord Laxmi- Narayan in the same city of Amritsar. One of the main pilgrim places in Punjab, this temple is also known as the Durgiana Tirath or the Sitla Mandir. The construction of the temple was done by Guru Harsai Mal Kapoor and is often known as the Silver Temple. This is mainly due to the beautiful carved silver doors of this temple. Both Lord Vishnu and Lord Krishna are worshipped here along with Goddess Durga. This temple houses a number of historical shrines of Sita Mata and The Bara Hanuman. The main festivals celebrated here are the Dusshera, Janmastami, Ram Navami and Diwali. The Temple features include a beautiful dome and pillars and the dome is illuminated with glittering lights during the evenings.
Enjoy Powerful Warrior Holi in Punjab.Instead of throwing colours, witness horses running down a corridor of jostling spectators, carrying fierce-looking Sikhs armed to the teeth with scimitars, spears and hatchets. The Hola Mohalla is an annual fair that dates all the way back to 1701. In an extraordinary coda to three days of worship and festivity, the Mohalla celebrations conclude with displays of traditional Sikh martial prowess on a grassy plain by the Charan Ganga River.