The Golden Temple : The main attraction in the city and the most important religious place for the Sikhs. A stunning complex full of thousands of pilgrims from all over India, the excitement here is palpable and infectious .
Jallianwala Bagh : The place is a short 5-minute walk from the Golden Temple and known for being the site of the 1919 massacre. On April 13 of that year, British Indian Army soldiers opened fire on an unarmed huge gathering of men, women and children. A memorial was built on the site and inaugurated by the then-President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, on 13 April 1961. The bullet holes can be seen on the walls and adjacent buildings to this day.
Mata Temple : A Hindu cave temple devoted to the female saint Lal Devi. Traditionally, women wishing to turn pregnant come here to offer prayers. The huge variety of deities, with detailed mirrored images make this a psychedelically unique temple.Central Sikh Museum : A must-see for anybody visiting the golden temple , the temple's rich history is reflected in the museum through the wonderful paintings , murals and other artwork which are housed in the museum.
Country Inn & Suites : Located around the corner of Bhandari Bridge, the place serves really good Indian, Italian, Continental and Chinese food.
My Kind of Place: T his serves primarily as a fast food giant serving Pizzas , Burgers and other bakery products . The restaurant serves Chinese and Continental food as well.
New Punjabi Rasoi: Located around the corner of the temple this is one of the most popular restaurants in the city and serves amazing North Indian as well as South Indian cuisine.Neelam's: This is place is just a few yards away from New Punjabi Rasoi. The place is known to serve deliciously bakes delights as well as meals.
Guru Nanak Souvenirs
Religious paraphernalia like Daggers and Swords.
Phulkaari productsReligious CDs and Tapes which contain recordings of religious chants
Language: Punjabi , HIndi , English
Currency: Indian Rupee
Climate: Like most Northwestern cities , Amritsar is known to have a semi-arid climate with summers being extremely hot and winters being bitter cold with temperatures reaching below freezing point on a few occasions . The city receives it's fair share of rainfall with a monsoon and post-monsoon seasonTrivia: The city served as one of the centres of the Sikh empire early in the 19th century