The religious capital of Punjab, Amritsar is famous all over the world for its unique beautiful Golden Temple. Every year, millions of tourists from all over the world come to this holy shrine to pay their respects.
The city of Amritsar was founded in the 16th century by the fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ramdasji. The city was named after Amrit Sarovar, a sacred lake here. Due to being a religious place, there is a flow of tourists throughout the year.
World Famous Golden Temple
A trip to Amritsar is not considered to be complete without visiting Harminder Sahib. Golden Temple was first built in the 16th century by the 5th Sikh Guru, Guru Arjun Dev Ji. In the early 19th century, Maharaja Ranjit Singh covered the upper roof of the gurudwara with 400 kg of gold work, giving it its name as the Golden Temple.
Please Note that Photography is strictly prohibited. Visitors can only do photography from outside, photography inside the gurudwara complex is prohibited.
Believe that as soon as you get out of your car and reach the path leading to the Wagah border, you will feel a different patriotism in yourself. Every day a retreat ceremony is organized between the two countries, in which people enjoying sing and dancing on patriotic songs.
For foodies, Amritsar is no less than a paradise, here you can taste delicious vegetarian and delicious non-veg. Chole Bhature , Chole Kulche, Lassi, Faluda Kulfi, are not forgotten during the Amritsar trip.
Jallianwala Bagh is a living example of the freedom struggle, which is a witness to the martyrdom of around 2000 Sikhs and Hindus. There are still bullets on the walls of this garden. It is here that a memorial has been built in memory of the martyrs, where a flame always lighted.
Amritsar is also known for shopping, tourists visiting Amritsar can shop for many important things related to Punjabi suits, Punjabi shoes, Sikhism.
The best way to get around the city is to hire a cab which will be at your disposal as per your requirement. Hiway Cabs is an outstation luxury cab service which provides travelers with options of SUV and sedan vehicles to fulfill all their travel requisites. With brand new vehicles and verified well-versed drivers, HiWay Cabs ensures that all travelers to and from Amritsar have an ultimate luxury travel experience.