Amazing Amritsar: A Serene Destination of India




Amritsar, The city 460 kilometers from Delhi, is a picture of serenity, reverence, vibrant, colours and easily accessible by air, road and train.

Amritsar is a city well know and famous for the Golden Temple, and visited by millions of visitors from all over the globe, and the place spells magic and divinity, and the moment you step in to this sacred place, you are simply overwhelmed by the presence of almighty and you feet, mind and body are washed by the lake of nectar, from where the town gets its name Amritsar.

Golden Temple in Amritsar

A visit to the Golden Temple will be a mesmerizing and a wonderful experience for you and it will certainly rejuvenate your mind ,body and soul when you witness the Harminder Saheb, in the temple, and just walking around the temple at night will magnetise all your energy and you will be revved up by all the enthusiasm around here , and the Shabd –the holy songs recited and played here just tug your hearts ,and once you are done with your spiritual journey don’t forget eat at the Langar, the hot piping food served as a gift from God.

Langar at Golden Temple Amritsar
You may step out of Golden temple and pay tribute to 20,000 innocent people massacred by the British, and walk around the colourful bazaars and shop for juttis (shoes) or lovely garments and jewellery or even take a trip to the Wagah Border, and witness the other side Pakistan.

Amritsar Bazaars
It is also worth visiting the Durgiana Mandir, which is made of marble and gold and includes many shrines to worship.

Durgiana Mandir at Amritsar

Amritsar is a place to have delicious and spicy local Punjabi cuisine and enjoy the hospitality of the locals. It is indeed a gem of Asia which has made India proud.

 

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