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City Amritsar Amritsar, the heart of Punjab - The young-at-heart, fast-growing
and progressive city is striking for its urban planning, impressive
buildings with brise - soleil facades, well-organized buildings
and broad tree-lined avenues.
City Heart is ideally situated at a 50 mtrs to world famous Golden
Temple and 20 mtrs to Jallian Wala Bagh .The locale with Airport
-- kms. Railway station -- kms. and Bus stand -- kms. The ideal
location of the hotel at the centre of the city, near Golden Temple
and Jallian Wala Bagh also makes it quite popular amongst the tourists.
Temple -- Harmander Sahib Although there are a number
of Sikh shrines in and around Amritsar, Golden Temple
is the biggest of all tourist attractions in Amritsar.
Bagh: In 1919, the British Police fired randomly on a
peaceful assembly of people gathered in demand of freedom,
which killed hundreds of men, women and children on the spot.
The bullet marks on the boundary walls bring alive the agonizing
tale of cruelty of colonial rule.
Lakshmi Narayan Mandir -- Durgiana Mandir is the most sacred place in the entire
Durgiana Complex . The multi colored illuminations of this
area on the eve of Janam Ashtami, Dussehra and Diwali get
reflected in the shimmering water of the sacred tank and present
a heavenly sight for the gods to watch.
Garh Fort Amritsar
Garh Fort In the south-west of the city, has been taken
over by the Indian army and is now off limits. It was built
in 1805-09 by Ranjit Singh, who was also responsible for constructing
the city walls.
Tirath Temple is located at a distance of 11 kilometers
West of Chogawan road, Amritsar. The Temple dates back top
the period of Ramayana. There is an ancient tank at this place.
A number of Temples are scattered in the area. At the site
there is a hut where Mata Sita gave birth to Luv and Kush.
The site also has Maharishi Valmiki's hermitage and a well
with stairs where Mata Sita used to take her bath. The Temples
exhibit scenes from Ramayana.
Border : Another prominent
tourist attraction in Amritsar is not a monument but a daily
event. A little away from Amritsar at the India shares
international frontier with Pakistan. Every evening, the change
of guard among either national security forces, a handshaking
distance apart, is a fantastic spectacle.