Amritsar is a historical town located in the western part of the Indian state of Punjab. The holy city is of utmost importance to the Sikh community of India and has as it is the cultural and spiritual centre for the Sikhs and has been the capital of the Sikh religion since the 16th century. Today, the strikingly prosperous city boasts numerous historical attractions, forts, palaces, temples, vibrant markets, interesting museums, diverse tours, exciting festivals and an outstanding cuisine, making it one of the most important cities in the subcontinent that is home to a fascinating history and culture.
One of the best ways to get a complete experience of the charming city is to indulge in some of the best Amritsar tours which include a tour of the historical Jallianwala Bagh which is the site of the 1919 Amritsar massacre, Mata Temple, Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and the iconic Golden Temple tours in Amritsar which is the most important religious place to the Sikhs. The city is home to numerous markets that offer Hand-embroidered clothing called ‘Phulkaari’, sikh symbols and religious paraphernalia like khandas, Karas (Sikh religious bangle), swords, daggers and homemade Murabbas, Pickles, Syrups, Squashes, Sauces and Ketchup & Jams.
Amritsar is home to the famous Punjabi cuisine that is extremely flavoursome and is prepared by blending it with various spices, herbs and butter. Visiting Amritsar is a heart-warming and touching experience that will surely take a place in your memories.