Amritsar is a city popular for its legacy, history, culture, religion and convictions, yet above all for re-characterizing the real nature of India. There are numerous fascinating spots to visit in Amritsar. Truly known as Ramdaspur, Amritsar is the Golden City in Punjab, a northwestern state in India. The city is situated on the banks of Beas River and is home to one of the seven miracles of India – The Golden Temple. The city celebrates in the convictions and culture of the Sikh religion and is subsequently called Guru ki Nagari after the Sikh master, Guru Ram Das, who established this city.
Among the different spots to visit in Amritsar, Ath Sath Tirath is a well known waterfront Sikh sanctuary. Ath Sath in a real sense signifies “The sanctuary of 68 Pilgrimages.” The sanctuary was built in the sixteenth century and was named so by the Sikh master, Guru Arjan. Close to the Dukh Bhanjani Beri, around the pool of blessed water in the Harmandir Sahib perplexing, a raised shelter denotes the holy place of the 68 journeys or the Ath Saath Tirath. The complex incorporates different other Sikh structures. Adherents say that bowing with dedication and an unadulterated heart at this altar will give you the devotion (punya) of visiting 68 Holy Places.
INDIA GATE, AMRITSAR
It can properly be said that Punjab, particularly Amritsar, is a Land of Martyrs. Punjab and its kin, across sexes, have bravely faced numerous conflicts to maintain the pride of their country. From the hours of Alexander the Great, to the times of the Kargil war, Punjab has seen various penances on its holy soil. In this way, with a perspective on perceiving the penances of the individuals who forfeited their lives, the Honorable Chief Minister of Punjab Sardar Parkash Singh Badal introduced a dedication cum-exhibition hall at Amritsar which is presently known as the India Gate and echoes the military ethos of Naam, Naman, Nishan (Honor, Integrity, Flag).
MAHARAJA RANJIT SINGH GARDEN
Amritsar isn’t simply limited to strict places yet in addition incorporates some glorious chronicled spots too. A guide through the city incorporates an excursion to the well known public nursery of Amritsar, the Maharaja Ranjit Singh garden. Otherwise called Ram Bagh, the nursery was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the ruler answerable for spearheading the Sikh Empire in Punjab. In the focal point of the nursery is the mid year castle of the Maharaj, known as the Ram Bagh Mahal. The development traces all the way back to 1818. The nursery houses its miracles in a space of 84 sections of land and is encircled by 14 feet high dividers.
AMRITSAR ENTRANCE DOOR
Very much as is sovereignty, the Golden City of Amritsar invites you with enormous, brilliant entryways. At the point when you enter the city, it is more similar to entering the court of a castle than the streets of a city. There are 4 such doors introduced around there, one at every primary passage. These are situated at Amritsar-Jalandhar street, Amritsar-Attari street, Amritsar-Batala street and Amritsar-Tarn Taran street. The plan of the entryways was proposed by the Guru Nanak Dev University, and looks like the vaults of Harmandir Sahib which will make you go ‘goodness’, as you go through them.
GURDWARA BABA ATAL RAI SAHIB JI
On your visit to Amritsar, you are probably going to visit this famous Sikh holy place. Arranged toward the south of Golden Temple, the Gurdwara stands nine story high, in an octagonal pinnacle. It was initially the Samadhi of Baba Atal Rai, child of Guru Hargobind. At 9 years old years, Baba Atal Rai reestablished the existence of his dear companion, after his unexpected death. This demonstration was considered against the Sikh practice by Guru Hargobind, driving Baba Atal Rai into a thoughtful daze where he inhaled his last. The 9 accounts of the Gurdwara mirror the nine years of his life.
GURUDWARA GURU KA MAHAL
Another legacy spot inside the Harmandir Sahib Complex is the Gurudwara Guru ka mahal. Initially worked as a little cottage, this spot was subsequently changed into a Gurdwara. This spot was the home to Guru Ram Das and his family, who established the city of Amritsar by unearthing of the pool of sacred nectar. Master Arjan Dev and Guru Hargobind were likewise hitched here.
VALMIKI TIRATH STHAL
Another famous spot to visit is the Bhagwan Valmiki Tirath Sthal. This sanctuary is a significant strict landmark of the Hindus, and is accepted to be the origination of Luv and Kush, the children of Lord Ram and Sita Mata. Found 11 km from the city, the sanctuary is additionally broadly known as the Ashram of Sage Valmiki, and subsequently gets its name. This was the very spot where Sita Mata was shielded after her retreat from Lanka. Additionally, this is where the Ramayana was composed by Rishi Valmiki. In this way, it is likewise called Ram Tirath.