Amritsar, located in the state of Punjab, is a showcase of Traditions and culture. The thriving city exhibits the the devout centres and historical monuments of its glorious past. Amritsar also known as jewel of Punjab is located in the Majha region of Punjab. It is a place where you find economic prosperity, natural heritage and religion all together. Amritsar is also a pilgrimage centre for the sikh religion where every sikh visits the Golden temple ones in their life time to have a divine bath to clean the soul. Amritsar holds a remarkable position in Punjab for be it economy or the Indo –Pak border or the pilgrim centre or the historical site that Amritsar holds.
The city is blessed with much social and hospitable people along with the good cuisine, dress, dance, and wonderful enthusiasm. And the best time to visit the “jewel city” is from the month of October to march as the weather is mild during this season. Apart from that Amritsar has extreme climate like rest of Punjab with summer reaching up to 49d/c and winter up to 4d/c. One can also visit during the month of july to September but must be ready for sudden shower. To reach the city one can travel in Air, Train or buses. Amritsar railway station is well connected to the major cities of the country and there is a railway line connecting to Pakistan as well. Airport is also well connected and to travel from airport to the city centre, there are cab facilities available. there are also public and private buses connecting to Delhi and other parts of Punjab.
Places to Visit
Amritsar has a lot of places to visit as a city, be it historical or be it religious place. The tourist attracted place in Amritsar are Ber baba Buddha, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Wagah Border, Jallianwala Bagh, Rambagh Garden; the religious places are Akal Takht, Bibeksaar Sahib, Durgiana Temple, Golden Temple, Gurudwara Baba Atal and Khair – Ud – Din Masjid.
Hotels in Amritsar
As Amritsar attracts a lot of people being a pilgrim centre, so the Amritsar Hotels are in abundance. There are also budget hotels and luxurious hotels as well and if you are travelling during the month of October then it is the month of sikh festive season hence advance booking of the hotel is necessary.