AMBARSAR (AMRITSAR)

AMRITSAR

Amritsar is present in the north western part of Punjab

map punjab
map punjab

A very beautiful city sharing its border with Pakistan

Broadly famous for its main attractions like

  • Golden temple also known as hari mandir sahib
  • Market or we can say bazaar
  • Amritsari kulcha and amritsari lassie
  • Mithaiyaan or Sweets
  • Jallianwalla bagh
  • Attari-wagha border

GOLDEN TEMPLE (Hari mandir sahib)

harimandir sahib
harimandir sahib

Hari mandir sahib is the most wonderful and marvelous gurudwara made with gold

This is also one of the largest gurudwara in world

This gurudwara provides accommodation by itself as there are a lot of other buildings in there which provide a place to rest at an affordable price like

Gurus ram das nivas, Guru Arjan dev nivas, Mata Ganga Devi Nivas etc

 

mata ganga ji niwas
mata ganga ji niwas

They also provide lockers there for safe guarding luggage

 In the Golden temple the AKAL TAKHT is brought in approximately about 4 am in the morning on the PALKI SAHIB and the AKAL TAKHT is brought to sleep around 9 pm in the PALKI SAHIB

palki sahib
palki sahib

There is also a museum in there which represented the brave warriors of Sikhism who played a vital role in safeguarding there rich culture

There are also some other gurudwaras in there of the Sikh gurus like Guru Ramdas ji who made the effort in making of the gurudwara

Babadeep Singh ji who bravely cut his head for Sikhism

 

The “Pinni ka Prasad” is also available there packed with the “Siropao” a 2 meter cloth, use to cover head

The best thing about this religion and this temple is that it allow every person wholeheartedly without any discrimination of color, caste, creed etc.  But if you want to enter there you have to cover your head as per the religions believing

And also this temple provides the WORLD LARGEST free food serving place where more than 10,000 people are feeded with “Langar” everyday

langar hall
langar hall

people here are willing to the works as “SEVA” people here sweep floors, cook foods, bake rotis, etc without thinking about the type of work they just give there “SEVA” to their god

sewa
sewa
making of langar
making of langar

Just near the entrance of the Golden temple a bunch of singer or we can say performers teach and sing the teaching of Guru Granth sahib

singers at the entrance
singers at the entrance

The most beautiful time to watch golden temple is in the evening where the beauty of the temple is wonderful

night view harimandir sahib
night view
harimandir sahib

MARKETS

markets
markets

Market here is full of crowd chiefly and one who is phobic to crowds must not be around there in peak season

One can buy karha (bangle), turban, or a jutti as a souvenir

Amritsari lassi with its delicious flavor also make a white moustache with the cream over it

jutti
jutti

MARKETS here are also famous for famous and delicious food around the streets

sarson da saag  makke di roti
sarson da saag
makke di roti

One of the famous places where you can get delicious meal is “bharavan da dhaba” and “brothers’ dhaba” there are 2 dhabas both are of 2 brothers who after a dispute opened there own dhabathough they both served delicious food but we went to bhareawan da dhaba

bharawan da dhabba
bharawan da dhabba

JALLIANWALA BAGH

This was basically a waste land which belonged to a person whose surname was jallian this place is now tribute to the death people who died under the British general Dyer in 1919

jalliawalla bagh
jalliawalla bagh

In the memory of those innocent people there is a monument in there

 

the memorial
the memorial

Also The well where about 108 people died after falling into that particular well

bullet marks on the wall
bullet marks on the wall

ATTARI- WAGHA BORDER

the border
the border

ATTARI-WAGHA border is one of the famous places India Pakistan post show where the BSF army men perform a march.

This post show starts at 3:30 pm and ends at 5:30 pm

Everyday a retreat ceremony is performed by the BSF men who on the behalf of the country represent an exciting march which really will make you feel patriotic and proud to be in india

chanting audience
chanting audience

Enormous amount of people come here at border to see the post show

For VIP entry one have to be atgate number 3 approximately  8:am for VIP passes that is free of cost

By this one can enjoy the post ceremonial show in the VIP

 In this attari wagha border attari is a part of india and wagha is a part of Pakistan

And a bus named as Lahore-Delhi bus passes through the road there

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