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Travel, Food & Things To Do in Amritsar and Jaipur

2019-09-30
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5 Things We Get To Eat Only In Amritsar

The Culinary Capital of India – Amritsar is a home for foodies around the world. Everything in this city revolves around food – be it prayers, festivals or socializing, the food is never to be missed or lagged behind by its travelers and visitors. You could say the food is the second-biggest attraction here, after the Golden Temple. Its the fondness of its food that brings in a herd of the tourists from far and near. If you haven’t tried the traditional Amritsari food during your visit to Punjab you basically haven’t visited at all. If you thought “patriotic” food […]
2019-09-27
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5 Famous Hindu Temples In Amritsar

Amritsar – one of the Heritage cities chosen by HRIDAY – Heritage City Development & Augmentation Yojana Scheme of Government of India today, was actually founded by fourth Sikh Guru – Shree Guru Ram Dass Ji and is also called “Ramdaspur”. Also referred to as Holy City, it is believed to be the central point of Sikh faith with the most revered “Golden Temple” arguably called the “World Headquarters for Sikhism”. Being an attractive destination for World Tourism, the place has many historic sites that have gone through the beautification and renovation process under the HRIDAY scheme with Heritage Walk […]
2019-09-25
Langar Seva

Langar Seva: A Self-less Service Towards Mankind

As a symbol of Equality and a move towards innovative charity programs for people belonging to all castes, creed, color, status, religion and social status, a Free Food Seva was started by the First Guru of Sikhs – Guru Nanak Dev Ji. This particularly means of serving Free Food in Gurudwaras to teach everyone a virtue of sitting and eating with the community besides providing a welcome, secure and protected sanctuary to all. This is mainly to initiate the idea of “The Light of God is in all Hearts”. “Langar” means “Free Food for All”. The place where it is […]
2019-09-23
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Punjabi Fashion: Shop like a local

Punjab – The Land of Five Rivers (“Panj” means “Five” and “Ab” means “Water”) has a rich culture and tradition that defines the serenity of the land. Distinguished and popular across the globe, the state has a unique, colorful and extravagant culture to offer to the world. Apart from the food and hospitality of the people here, another aspect that attracts people around the globe are the colorful and fancy clothes of Punjabis. Like the culture of Punjab is exuberant, so are the dresses of the land and the colors depicted in it. Punjab contains one of the oldest and […]
2019-09-21
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Popular Street Desserts in Amritsar

Everyone who ever visited Amritsar knows: Amritsar is all about the food. Well, not all of the food but there are certain favourite food items that have something common in them. That is – Oil, sugar, ghee and butter. These ingredients play a vital role not just in Amritsar’s food culture but in a Punjabi man’s round belly! You are right, the Punjabis are famous for their healthy, round figure. But don’t think they try to hide it! On the contrary. It is a matter of pride. While the food in Amritsar stands above all street food and snacks provide […]
2019-09-21
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Amritsari Kulcha Alias Amritsari Naan

If you haven’t tried the traditional Amritsari Kulcha during your visit to Punjab you basically haven’t visited at all. If you thought “patriotic” food doesn’t exist then you were wrong. There is nothing more than Amritsari’s are more proud of than their traditional breakfast – The Amritsari Kulcha.  A family won’t have a weekend without a proper Kulcha Breakfast at their favorite Kulcha walla shop.  But what makes it so admirable? It is the way it is manifested with butter and the stuffing. A good crispy kulcha with a good amount of butter all over it merges the crispiness and […]
2019-09-21
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Khalsa College: A part of Our Rich Heritage

A focal point of Sikh faith, a pivot of Punjab politics, a nursery of defence pool, an alert sentinel at the Indo-Pak border, Amritsar is the place where the first Sikh Army was raised by the sixth Guru, Guru Hargobind Ji. With its proud past, glorious present and a promising future, Amritsar has a dazzling showcase of composite culture and secular heritage. Amritsar is not just bhangra or Giddha, Sarson ka saag and Makki ki Roti, it is an attitude and a way of life, despite the modern winds blowing, the city still enshrines and exudes its essential cultural identity. […]
2019-09-21
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5 Popular Breakfast of Amritsar

Amritsar – one of the most important cities of Punjab, often termed as the Culinary Capital of India when it comes to food or cuisine. The city is a beautiful blend of food, tradition and culture. Apart from being the Holy City of Golden Temple which is revered around the world, it has also got everything to satisfy your taste buds with all the rich treats it provides. From piping hot stuffed kulchas to buttery lassis, Amritsar is a paradise for food lovers. It may be due to the fertile soil of Punjab, the fact of being the “Pond of […]
2019-09-21
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Mata Lal Devi Temple in Amritsar

Being an iconic city that represents the true essence of Punjab, Amritsar is also home to numerous temples and gurudwaras that are grand, eclectic and spiritually uplifting. Although it is the holiest city for Sikh pilgrims but travellers of all faith and interests visit this beautiful place in Punjab. Amritsar today is a thriving city with active trade and tourism industries. The tourist is very active these days due to the recent developments taken place under HRIDAY project in the city. Various historical and religious places are attracting the tourist due to the beautification and the renovation work done in […]
2019-09-20
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Non-Alcoholic Drinks of Amritsar’s Street

Amritsar, a synonym that goes well with food and lip-smacking beverages, has a profusion of mocktails and coolers available at your dispense. Being home to some of the most important Heritage & Cultural sites, it is estimated that over 1.5 Lakh people visit this town which is of great importance to them from its religious and historical point of view. Often heard as the Culinary Capital of Punjab, the city of Golden Temple has some interesting and most popular must-try drinks that you cannot miss during your tour to the Holy City. Many street-side shops tucked away in small lanes […]
2019-09-16
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5 Lesser-Known Travel Places in Amritsar

Hailed as the “Home of all Virtues” (Sifti Da Ghar), Amritsar has a dazzling showcase of composite culture and secular heritage. With a proud past, a glorious present and a promising future, the city is rightly called the “Mukut-Mani” (The Jewel of Crown) of Punjab. A focal point of Sikh faith, a pivot of Punjab politics, a nursery of defence pool and an alert sentinel at the Indo-Pak border, it is a city that is like a diamond with many facets. The true spirit of the city is found not only in its art & architecture, fairs & festivals, folk […]
2019-09-13
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Navratri: Festival And 5 Popular Food Items

The Holy City is preparing, as Navratri is around the corner with 9 days of festivities beginning at the end of this month. The fast will begin in India on 29th September 2019 and will go on till 7th October 2019. Endowed with a great significance, it is one of the festivals of the Hindu tradition that is celebrated twice in a year, with great fanfare. “Nava”- meaning ‘Nine’ and “Ratri”- meaning ‘Night’, this literally means the Nine Nights of Divinity. These nine nights and days are dedicated to worshipping Goddess Durga’s nine divine forms. Apart from showering offerings to […]
2019-09-06
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Exploring The World’s Biggest Community Kitchen Inside The Golden Temple

Located in the city of Amritsar, Sri Harmandir Sahib, also known as Darbar Sahib is one of the prominent pilgrimage sites of Sikhism. Arguably referred to as the World Headquarter for Sikhism, the place attracts many tourists from around the globe. Apart from being the central religious place of the Sikhs, it is also a symbol of human brotherhood and equality. Everybody, irrespective of caste, creed or race can seek spiritual solace and religious fulfilment without any hindrance. It also represents the distinct identity, glory, and heritage of the Sikhs. About Sri Harmandir Sahib Built at a level lower than […]