is the cultural and religious capital of Sikh Community.
It is their one of the holiest places of the for Sikhs.
This place is famous for Golden Temple i.e. Swarna
Mandir. Past several years Amritsar was torn by
terrorism. Now it is peaceful. The people here are very
dynamic and full of vitality and life.
How to go to "Golden City of Amritsar"?
We recommend to Travel from Delhi and Kolkata
(Previously known as Calcutta) .One can travel by rail,
by road, by air from Kolkata and Delhi. Apart from that
there is also other way to reach Amritsar from Mumbai.
Amritsar is connected with Pakistan by road and by rail.
Lahore is three hours journey from Amritsar by rail.
By Bus: From Delhi can get busses of Delhi State
Transport Corporation Amritsar. There are so many
Private Buses starting from many parts of the Delhi.
By Train: From Delhi one can easily reach
Amritsar . There is frequent train service available
from Delhi Railway Station. From Kolkata's (Previously
known as Calcutta)- Howrah Railway Station or Sealdah
Railway Station one can reach directly to the Golden
City of Amritsar. There is frequency train service
available from the above said two Railway Station. From
Mumbai( Previously know as Bombay) Central Railway
Station one can also go 'The Golden City of
By Air: One can reach at Amritsar Airport of
Punjab, through Indian Airliance - alliance Air.
Contact Office:- 48, The Mall, Amritsar, contact:
Points of Attraction:
Golden Temple: 4th. Sikh Guru Ramdas founded the
city way back in 1577.He got a sarovar ( big pond) dug.
5th. Sikh Guru Arjun established a temple called
‘Haramandir’in 1901. The water of the sorovar was
purified by Muslim Saint Hazrat Mian Mir at the
invitation of Guru Arjun. From then the name of the
sarovar becomes Amritsar. In 1830, Ranjit Singh,
established today’s Golden Temple where
‘Haramandir’ was situated. The cone of the temple
was covered by 400 kilogram of gold by Ranjit Singh. The
silver door has also golden coverings. The inner wall
was decorated by flowers, animals made of gold, silver
and ivory. The architecture reveals the union of Hindu
– Islamic culture.
Clock Tower Museum: Sikh history is lying here
Akal Takht: This is Parliament House of Sikh
religion. Here is an armory museum of Sikh Gurus.
Jalianwalabag: It is two furlong northeast of
Golden Temple. Its field is surrounded by high walls of
the adjacent buildings. It has got a narrow way out. In
13th. April, 1919, thousands of Indian Assembled here to
protest here against the Rawlatt Act. Notorious British
General Dwyer suddenly started firing without any
warning on the unarmed, innocent and peaceful people of
the meeting. Two thousands people died in the incident.
The walls of Jalianwalabag are still standing bearing
the wounds of bullets showing the nature of autocrat