Go here for: Pilgrimage, Religious, Weekend Breaks
No matter how intense the temptation for street food in Amritsar is, it is the faith that scores over the fare - with due respect to Amritsari naans, kebabs and the famous Amritsari fish. For the religiously inclined good food is a bonus while the gourmand takes temple just an excuse to tickle his taste buds.
Like any other holy city in India, Amritsar has its share of history, pain and joy. The story of the city began some 505 years ago, when a man known for its nobleness and compassion landed here at an ancient tank. This man was none other than the first Sikh Guru – Nanak Dev.
Later Amar Dass, the third Guru moved Sikh Headquarters from Goindwal and set base here. But it was Ram Dass, the fourth in line among the Sikh Gurus who was instrumental in giving sh + more about Amritsar