Wednesday, October 12, 2011
11:38 AM by Girish ks5 1 comment
Amritsar is a well-known city of the northern area of India. It is also the administrative headquarters of Punjab State, India. According to population survey done earlier the population of this city is more than 1,500,000. It is the small city located at 217 km distant from Chandigarh and 32 km distant from Lahore, Pakistan. It is the closest border city between Pakistan and India.
Amritsar is the smallest city by area but big city by commercial use. It was founded by Guru Ram Das in 1574. Sooner Guru Ram Das had begun structure of the temple in Santokhsar Sarovar in 1564. However, it took some years to get completed and the temple was ready by 1588. The Harimandir Sahib Darbar is known as Golden Temple.
Golden Temple: It is the main attraction and a big spiritual place of Amritsar. This temple is made of gold upon marble base, and the temple is lies inside the lake. Visitors should cover their head with a hankie or a scarf prior to ingoing the Gurudwara as it is in the rules of Punjab Religion.
By Air: The airport in Amritsar is Raja Sani International Airport. The service offered by this air base is excellent. It is properly linked with other parts of the country, and many air companies are providing regular flights to reach there. People can search the seats in Jet Airways, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Air India. People from different nations will also get the flights direct to Amritsar.
By Train: Amritsar is the well-known city of Punjab, and it is directly connected to via train route.