3 Places in Amritsar that Will Let Your Heart Beat for Punjab


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Amritsar, also called “Holy City” is for many the heart of India’s Punjab. It is definitely a place you can’t miss out when travelling to India even though you might not spot as many tourists here as you expect. But people from even the furthest corners of India undertake a journey to its magnificent Golden Temple – the spiritual and cultural center for the Sikh religion – at least once in their life. People from surrounding villages travel even by rickshaws or horses for hours if not days to spend a day, two or the whole weekend with their families in the Golden Temple’s area. This important Sikh shrine attracts more visitors than the Taj Mahal with more than 100,000 visitors on week days alone and is the most popular destination for non-resident Indians (NRI) in the whole of India.

11013538_1398443090482223_4112176186283130113_n Old couple at the Golden Temple

However, Amritsar offers much…

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