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Amritsar, Punjab, India- Amritsar is home to Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, the spiritual and cultural center of the Sikh religion. Amritsar is also known for the incidents of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in 1919 under British Rule. Amritsar city is popular and known for its food and culture. Amritsar city is one of the major cities of the Punjab state in India and was founded by Guru Ram Das ji in 1574. Amritsar is home to the Religious Building important to Sikhs - The Golden Temple. Amritsar is one of the most sacred sikh religious sites in India.
Golden Temple Amritsar, Hotels in Amritsar near Golden Temple, Golden Temple, Golden Temple India, Amritsar Golden Temple, Golden Temple Tour, Golden Temple Tours India, Golden Temple Tour India, Gurdwara Golden Temple. Construction of the Golden Temple began in 1574 on land donated by the Mughal emperor Akbar.The temple was completed in 1601, but restoration and embellishment continued over the years. Golden Temple is also known as Hari Mandir meaning Temple of God. Sri Harmandir Sahib, also known as Sri Darbar Sahib or Golden Temple.
The temple is surrounded by a large Sarovar (manmade lake), known as the AmritSar (Lake of Holy Water or Immortal Nectar).
Amritsar played a pivotal role in India's quest for independence, and no national monument has more significance than Jalianwala Bagh, a solemn, grim reminder of one of the bloodiest chapters of India's freedom movement. The 2000 Indians killed and wounded here in the indiscriminate firing by the British on Baisakhi in 1919 was carnage that had nationwide ramifications, shaking and enraging the whole country. Jalianwala Bagh commemorates the martyrs, keeping the tragic episode in its historical context.
How to reach:-
The ever-improving infrastructure in the city is making it easier for visitors to reach it from different parts of the country.
BY AIR - The Rajasansi airport at Amritsar is well linked by flights from all over India. Recently, it was elevated to an international airport.
BY RAIL - There are direct links from Delhi to Amritsar by train.