The 'City of Nectar'...Amritsar gets its name from 'Amrit Sarovar' the sacred water pool at the center of which stands the world famous Golden Temple.
Amritsar has always been a prosperous town as it lay on an important ancient trade route between Central Asia and India. Amritsar is famous for its industries even today. Auto parts, textiles, electric products, carpet weaving and sewing machine industries make Amritsar an important commercial center.
Annual festivals such as Guru Nanak Jayanti and Baisakhi are celebrated with enthusiasm in Amritsar, Punjab, India.
Amritsar in Punjab is associated with Sikh religious history in a big way. As far as modern history is concerned Amritsar is of special significance. It is here that the historic Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy was enacted during the India's Struggle for Freedom.
Amritsar boasts of tourist attractions that'll generate curiosity in you. Travel to historic sites and attractions of immense religious importance to Sikhs as well as Hindus.
See the Golden Temple or Harmandir Sahib that stands proud in its gold glory at the center of the sacred Amrit Sarovar.
Tour attractions such as the Jallianwala Bagh, Golden temple Bazaar, Pul Kanjari, Wagah Border, Ram Tirath Temple, Taran Tarn, Mata Mandir Temple and Mazhar Baba Sheikh Braham.
Enjoy educative excursions to Goindwal, Harike Wetland, Dera Baba Jaimal Singh, Khadur Sahib, Baba Bakala and Maharaja Ranjit Singh's Summer Palace on tours to Amritsar with Magical India Tours.
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