The moment you think of ‘Amritsar’, images of serene Golden temple, Wagah border, Jallianwala Bagh are sure to flash in front your eyes. But that isn’t all that defines the Holy City. There is much more to that.
It was built in 1876 by Mohd.Khairuddin. Located in Hall bazar, it has a beautiful architecture and a call against British rule was given by Tootie-e-Hind, Shah Attaullah Bukhari.
When in Amritsar, you must try world’s best Punjabi food ranging from lassi, Amritsari kulcha, halwa, phirni to mouth licking non-veg dishes. Few popular food joints include Kesar da dabba, Bansals, Brothers, Makkan fish, Chawla Chicken and Beera Chicken. This is only place where you will find everything cooked in pure Desi ghee.
Katra Jaimal Singh
If you want to shop till you drop then Katra Jaimal Singh is the place. It’s a place where you can find famous papad wadiya to Punjabi jutti to Phulkari duptta. This market has everything to satisfy your shopping appetite.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama
Situated on the premises of Company Bagh, the Panorama depicts Sikh history through pictures and battles The main attraction is the 12-metre tall and almost 100-metre panoramic art work that depicts major battles fought by rulers of Punjab, displaying prominent warriors, soldiers in the back ground with full audio visual display
This depicts another martyrdom of our brave men during the freedom struggle. Around 400 soldiers revolted against the British by fleeing their barracks. They swam across river Ravi to reach Anjala and were captivated by Britisers. Most of them died due to suffocation and rest were shot dead.