Amritsar is the city you have to visit to know the true culture of Punjab. From the streets to the sights everything will give you the typical Punjabi feel. You better shop the Punjabi jutti (Footwear) and eat amritsari kulcha with chole if you are in Amritsar. To make your trip more memorable we have narrowed down the amritsar attractions you must see.
The Golden Temple one of the most famous sights to see in Amritsar. It is the holy abode of god also known as Sri Darbar Sahib. This Gurudwara was built for all men and women to come here and worship regardless their culture and class. A sense of serene and peace will engulf you take a dip at the cool waters and you will feel renewed.
We all know about the infamous Jallianwala massacre. Where General Dyer blocked the only entrance of the garden and fired on a peaceful gathering, he killed everyone from a man, woman even children. Till date you can see the bullet marks from where the canyon was shot. This will fill you up with anger towards Britishers and pride for our Indians.
Also popularly known as Laxmi Narayan Temple or Sitla Mandir. Majorly worshipped for goddess Durga and Laxmi. The architecture is extremely similar to the golden temple. It is very close to Amritsar Railway Station so you can just head there as soon as you reach.
The border is between the city Amritsar in India and Lahore In Pakistan. Every morning and evening there is the flag hoisting parade that is at the dawn when the sun rises and during sunsets. The event will fill you with pride to be an Indian and patriotism. The tricolors will just make you beam with happiness… this sight is worth visiting!!