History of Amritsar

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Amritsar historically also known as Rāmdāspur and colloquially as Ambarsar, Located in the Majha region of the Indian state of Punjab.

The city is situated 217 km (135 mi) northwest of state capital Chandigarh and 455 km (283 miles) northwest of New Delhi, the national capital. It is near Pakistan, with the Wagah Border being only 28 km
(17.4 mi) away. 
Guru Ram Das Ji, the fourth Sikh guru is credited with founding the holy city of Amritsar in the Sikh tradition. Two versions of stories exist regarding the land where Guru Ram Das Ji settled. In one based on a Gazetteer record, the land was purchased with Sikh donations, for 700 rupees from the owners of the village of Tung.


Places to Visit in Amritsar

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ਸ਼੍ਰੀ ਦਰਬਾਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ / Sri Harmandir Sahib / Golden Temple Amritsar
"The Akal Takhat is one of the five sacred 'TAKHATS' of sikh religion."

Located in the beautiful city of Amritsar, The Golden Temple. also known as Darbār Sahib, meaning "exalted court", and Harmandir Sahib, meaning "abode of God" is a Gurdwara located in Amritsar city of Punjab.

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Wagah Border, Amritsar
Wagah Border Ceremony

Located at a distance of 22 km from Lahore and 28 km from Amritsar, Wagah Border marks the boundaries between Indian and Pakistani borders. It runs along the Grand Trunk Road between Amritsar in Punjab, India

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Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar
Jallianwala Bagh is a historic garden and ‘memorial of national importance’

Located in walking distance from Golden Tample, Jallianwala Bagh is a historic garden and ‘memorial of national importance’ in Amritsar, India

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Food to Try

"Amritsari Kulcha Chole"

Amritsari Kulcha qualifies as a delicious meal all by itself. A
traditional Punjabi recipe, Chole Kulche is made from maida (white refined flour) and cooked in a tandoor.

"Pede Wali Lassi"

Pede wali lassi” is a delicious beverage recipe. It is very famous in Amritsar.

"Amritsar Bhijja Kulcha"

“Amritsari Bhija Kulcha” is a pure vegetarian preparation, consisting of wheat/garlic kulchas with our secret recipe chhole, ambi, amla and other toppings.

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