Golden Temple, Amritsar

One of the most popular destinations for tourist is Amritsar a city located in Punjab, the state of India. The city is land of multicolor culture and religion of sikh.

Amritsar also known as city of golden temple. Amristar located in state of Punjab in northern part of India.The city has golden temple which is most sacred place for sikhs on earth. The golden temple as name sugests is outer made of wafer thin gold plate. This temple has been a major attraction to the city and offers tourists a rich cusine of punjabi foods to cherish with The city is very near to pakistan border just 40 Kms from Wagah post.

The tour to Amritsar will show you Temples, Bagh, Palaces and Museums

Major Tourist Attraction

The most beautiful temple in the world is Golden Temple which is located in Amritsar. The temple is made of gold. The beauty of this temple attracts the tourist not only from India but from all over the world. This is a significant holy place to the Sikhs. The complex is open to all visitors. There are no employers there. The people who come to worship her they clean the place and cook food for the visitors. They feel blessed by god through this.

Jallianwala Bagh - Amritsar
Jallianwala Bagh - Amritsar

The next destination near to Golden Temple is Jallianwala Bagh, it is the spot of the 1919 Amritsar massacre. The unforgettable tragedy, when the British army shot number of men, women and children irrespective to their cast or colour apart from the fact that they all were all Indians. The mark of the bullets and the spot of blood can still be seen in Jallianwala Bagh.

Central Sikh Museum is committed to large covered passage of paintings, mostly showing the dreadful ways of countless Sikhs got martyred, and various odds and ends from the gurus. The visit to the museum is not chargeable.

Mata Temple intricate like Hindu cave temple dedicated to the lady saint Lal Devi. This temple has traditionally fulfilled wishs of women to become pregnant. Mostly females visit this place for worship.

Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh is another palace which has now turned into museum. It is located in the Ram Bagh Park. The museum demonstrates oil paintings, few miniatures, coins and weapons from the ancient Sikh period.

Cuisine in Amritsar

The most delicious food offered in Indian cousin is available right here. Amritsari fish is something a non vegetarian can just not afford to miss. The authentic Punjabi food and its spices are completely different from other part of India. The food in Amritsar is cooked in desi ghee which changes the flavour or the taste of the food to very delicious way. The mouth watering Sarso da saag and makki ki roti is the specialty of this place.

Shopping in Amritsar

Shopping here will get you some desi wear. Kurti's and saree's with beautiful work of design and embroideries over it. Punjabi jutti can give a different look to your feet.

Amritsar as a place of culture, food and tradition might make you wonder about the beauty of this place. This might become your favorite destination too.