The valor and spirit of the people of Punjab is exemplified by the city of Amritsar. Home to the Golden Temple, it holds a place of immense importance for people belonging to the Sikh religion around the world. For a tourist, this lively city offers myriad experiences, from its tourist attractions to its cuisines.
The main center of attraction here is the Golden Temple. Also known as Harmandir Sahib, its architecture is a magnificent blend of Hindu and Islamic architecture. Its golden dome is an amazing sight to watch, while the Amrit Sarovar (holy water tank) is known to possess several healing powers that cure the body of all diseases. Thousands of devotees from all around the world visit this religious destination to seek blessings. It is an embodiment of brotherhood and equality.
Apart from the Golden Temple, there are other attractions that this city is famous for. One of them is Jallianwala Bagh, which was witness to one of the most tragic episodes in India’s history, the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Today, a memorial, in the shape of an eternal flame, stands dedicated to those who lost their lives in this unfortunate incident.
This itinerary also lets you watch the entertaining guard changing ceremony at the Wagah border. The changing of guard ceremony is packed with entertainment. The lively drills and dance-like movements is a sight to watch.