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Golden Temple Amritsar

Amritsar is one of the most ancient and fascinating cities to visit in India. It is an important seat of Sikh history and is an important gateway for travellers coming to India from Central Asia. The city is very vibrant and colorful, full of historical and religious sites. It is a major tourist attraction for visitors from all corners of world and acts as a base point to explore its many significant Gurdwars and other religious sites of Sikh pilgrimage circuit. It is also renowned for its ethnic cuisines, great heritage and is an epicenter of commercial and cultural activities of state. Enjoy best deals on return business class flights to Amritsar starts from £ including all pre-payable taxes and charges and enjoy a culturally and spiritually rich tour of a city.

Why Go

Amritsar is a holy place located in the state of Punjab. Among prominent reasons that compel visitors to visit it is, Golden Temple which is not only a central religious place of Sikhs but is a symbol of human brotherhood and equality as well. The summer palace of erstwhile King, Maharaja Ranjit Singh which is now transformed into a wonderful museum displays objects connecting to journey of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Just don't skip Akal Takht which means "Eternal Throne "is considered to be among the five sacred takhts of Sikhs. It is situated in the holiest premises of Golden Temple and stands as an insignia of righteousness. Also explore sites like Rambagh Garden, Durgiana Temple, Gurudwara Baba Atal etc which are worth exploring.

Best Time to Visit

The city has extremes of summers and winters. The best time to enjoy a holiday trip over here is during winters from October to March.

Major Tourist Attractions

Amritsar also known as Ramdaspur is a holy city in north-western part of India is a spiritual center for Sikh religion. Turn the pages of history and you would find it as one of the most ancient cities of country existing since 15th century. It is renowned for its various historical and religious sites. The most important of them all is Golden Temple which was founded by fourth Guru of Sikhs, Guru Ramdas Ji. Established in 1951, Jallianwala Bagh is one of the most popular attractions with a great historical background. The sight marks the black day of 13th April 1919 when thousands of innocent Indians were viciously killed in massacre by British General Dyer. Enjoy a break to Wagah Border which is the only international road border crossing between India and Pakistan.

Festivals and Events

Fair and festivals reflect the vibrant and colorful traditions of city which are celebrated with great enthusiasm not only by its inhabitants but also the tourists as well. Some of the most notable fairs and festivals include Baisakhi, Guru Parab, Hola Mohalla, Basant Panchmi, Ram Tirath Fair; Diwali etc that you surely cherish throughout your life.