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Amristar

AMRISTAR

Genral Information

Amritsar is the economic capital of Punjab. It is a major tourist centre with nearly a hundred thousand daily visitors. The city has been chosen as one of the heritage cities for HRIDAY scheme of the Government of India. It is home the Golden Temple, one of Sikhism religion’s most spiritually significant and most-visited gurudwaras. The city is also known for Amritsari food, its wooden chessboards and chess pieces manufacturing industry.

Mythology

The Bhagwan Valmiki Tirath Sthal situated at Amritsar is believed to be the Ashram site of Maharishi Valmiki, the writer of Ramayana. As per the Ramayana, Sita gave birth to Lava and Kusha, sons of lord Rama at Ramtirath ashram. Large number of people visit Ramtirath Temple at annual fair. Nearby cities to Amritsar, Lahore and Kasur were believed to be founded by Lava and Kusha, respectively. It is believed that During Ashvamedha Yajna by Lord Rama, Lava and Kush caught the ritual horse and tied Lord Hanuman to a tree near to today’s Durgiana Temple.

Geography of Amritsar

Amritsar is located at 31.63°N 74.87°Ewith an average elevation of 234 metres (768 ft) in the Majha region of the state of Punjab in North India and lies about 15 miles (24 km) east of the border with Pakistan. Administrative towns includes AjnalaAttariBeasBudha ThehChheharta SahibJandiala GuruMajithaRajasansiRamdassRayyaVerka Town and Baba Bakala.

 

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  • Gaurav Pahuja
    July 25, 2023 at 2:00 pm

    I want to ticket for amritsar for friday by bus and for sunday return by train.

    • Jmdtour
      July 25, 2023 at 4:37 pm

      Yes sir Delhi To Amritsar

      Sleeper Charges – 1000

      Seat Charges – 800

      Sunday Return Amritsar To Delhi

      Shatabdi price – 1050 pr

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