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2020-02-17

Guided Walking Tours Now In Chandigarh

Chandigarh – a city and a Union Territory in India which is also the capital of Punjab and Haryana is known as one of the first planned cities in India. Known as the City Beautiful because of its magnificence and picturesque beauty, it is said to be the Dream City of India’s first PM Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Well known for its well-designed infrastructure, the thing that adds more beauty to the city is its green cover. The major design of the city is mapped out by French architect Le Corbusier. Ideally, the name Chandigarh is derived out from the ancient […]
2020-02-13

Guided Walking Tours Now In Varanasi

India – a land of diverse Culture & Heritage, Rituals and beliefs, of stories and facts, of beautiful hidden alleys and colorful markets, such a city that is inculcated with all these features is Varanasi – referred by many as Kashi Vishwanath Ki Nagri. Ruled by Mughals and Kings in the past, this Oldest city of India is now a hub of saints and sages and has a beautiful amalgamation of our religious past and a modern future. Considering the city has a stature of being the Oldest City of India, it is even one of the continuously inhabited cities […]
2020-01-13
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North-Indian Hindu Wedding: Rituals And Meanings

A country of Gurdwaras and Temples, a country of many festivals and events, a country of weddings and rituals is what India is known as beyond all its famous facets. The relations here are well celebrated with great pomp and show. Today we are going to talk about a relationship that not only unites two souls but also unites two families who are otherwise sometimes, poles apart from each other. Their customs, rituals, traditions, ways of celebrating a festival can also be different sometimes but what unites them is the bond of love, the bond of faith. Yes.! we are […]
2020-01-10

What Do Sikhs Wear And Why – The Story of 5 Ks

The Sikh religion was founded in Northern India in the fifteenth century by Guru Nanak Dev Ji and is the world’s fifth-largest religion with 25 million adherents worldwide. The religion believes in one God, equality, freedom of religion, and community service. Sikhs believe in three basic principles; meditating on the name of God (praying), earning a living by honest means as well as sharing the fruits of one’s labor with others. Sikhism rejects caste and class systems and emphasizes service to humanity. The universal nature of the Sikh way of life reaches out to people of all faiths and cultural […]
2020-01-08

Importance Of Rajasthani Block Printing

In our last blog for Block printing, we have come to terms with what exactly is this technique about and we have also studied its history and Importance. Now here we will cover up this practice as an important souvenir from Jaipur – the city of Royals. In a small corner of northern India, generation after generation of families is keeping the art of Rajasthani block printing alive. Their main focus is on creating handmade, ethical designs with Indian artisans. Once the customers or guests get their heads around what’s involved – the intricacy, the skill, the handiwork of each […]
2020-01-06

Block Printing – History And Importance

One of the oldest printing methods technique – Block Printing is a method of using a carved piece of wood or any other type of carved block like linoleum available in the market nowadays to imprint an image on paper or fabric. This is basically a stamp that you press onto paper, cloth or other material using ink. Block-printing can be done with wood, linoleum, rubber or various other materials, wood being the oldest medium of all. The reason why it is called the oldest printmaking method is due to the evidence of its existence in as early as the […]
2020-01-02

Punjab’s Ultimate Festival Food Guide

Punjab, a city of Golden Temple along with various other Gurdwaras and Temples is well known for hosting various festivals in its own peculiar way. May it be Lohri, Baisakhi, Vasant Panchami, Navratri, Diwali or Bhai Dooj, every festival is celebrated with great zeal and zest in the city. A new excitement floods the city and its people in these colors of festivals. Since the city is famous as the Culinary Capital of Punjab, be it the Street Food, vegetarian food or non-vegetarian food, it occupies a special position when it comes to the season of festivities. Just like each […]
2019-12-31

Fun Things To Do In Amritsar

Land of Golden Temple primarily and various other Gurudwaras and Temples, Amritsar is well known as a center for Sikh faith. Hailed as the “Home of all Virtues” (Sifti Da Ghar), the city is rightly called the “Mukut-Mani” (The Jewel of Crown) of Punjab. The true spirit of the city is found not only in its art & architecture, fairs & festivals, folk dances & stimulating music, traditional markets & lip-smacking cuisine but is also vibrantly visible in its gurudwaras & temples, tiraths & mosques. The places are recognized well by global travelers and have become one of the attractions […]
2019-12-27

Amritsar: Where And What To Eat Before 7 am

The title goes apt with a true Punjabi for whom food is everything. No one can savor the fatty delicacies in all its true splendor as a Punjabi does! The home to the iconic Golden Temple is also home to the best food in the world and is truly called the Culinary Capital of Punjab. Everything in this city revolves around food- be it socializing, prayer or festivals. Kulchas, lassi, jalebi, you name it and we have it even during the early morning. We have seen often and have also experienced ourselves that whenever we are on a holiday or […]
2019-12-26

Lohri: The Harvest Festival Of India

One of the most commonly celebrated festivals in India, Lohri, is a way to mark the end of the winter season. It is a way of spreading the joy of seeing the sparkling pearls of Rabi crops amidst traditional folk songs, dance, and food. The main event includes making a huge bonfire which is symbolic of the homage to the Sun God for bringing in warmth. Observed a night before Makar Sankranti, this occasion involves a Puja Parikrama – going around the fire several times – with prasad. This festival is celebrated with great pomp and show among farmers of […]
2019-12-25

Ultimate Travelers Guide To Amritsar

Founded in the year 1577 by a Sikh Guru – Guru Ram Das Jee, Amritsar is home to the spectacular and world-famous Golden Temple. Due to this central Sikh shrine, the city has been given a Heritage stature due to which certain developments in and around Amritsar have taken place. To start from the graceful pedestrianized walkways to Golden Temple to reconstruction to developments of certain tourist attractions like Sadda Pind, Qila Gobindgarh Fort, War Memorial, etc. Besides this reconstruction, there are many other things related to this Holy City like its food, places to visit, hotels and last but […]
2019-12-19

Jaipur: The Lake City

If you are from the Pink City, you already know that your best options are Nahargarh Fort, Amber Fort, and Hawa Mahal as far as the city’s tourist attractions are concerned, but these places probably don’t fit in with your mood at the moment as they are always crowded, right? Well, you don’t need to be disappointed because though Jaipur is globally known for heritage and royalty, there is more to the city than what meets the eyes. If you are looking for a perfect place to spend some time alone, you should straightaway head to any of these six […]
2019-12-18
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Forts of Jaipur

Jaipur is one of the most popular destinations of India frequented by tourists from all over the world. Jaipur is well known for its architectural beauty, rich and vibrant history. One thing that goes synonymous with the city is its magnificent forts and palaces that have a great contribution in shaping the rich cultural heritage of the city and boost tourism from both the sectors national and international. These ancient forts and monuments of Jaipur stand erect depicting tales of gallantry and romanticism of the legends and royals. Where magnificent monuments like City palace Gaitore, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Statue […]
2019-12-17
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101 Things To Do 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 are 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 defense 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 […]
2019-11-21
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Some Interesting Facts About Jaipur

Referred to as the Pink City of India – Jaipur has royalty in every aspect. A city of Rajputs, a home to 2 major UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Jaipur is both historically fascinating and aesthetically striking. It is the heart of Rajasthan, one of India’s most flamboyant states. Between rugged hills and besieged walls are a city bursting with colorful streets, chaotic bazaars and touristy buzz. In the midst of this mayhem, Jaipur’s fairy-tale grandeur is calm evoking. It is one of the few places where one can delve deep down the layers of time and learn in detail about […]
2019-11-20
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2 Days In Amritsar – The Ultimate Itinerary

Planning a short trip to Amritsar and looking out for the places to visit here to make the most of your holidays? Well, you are on the right page. We at City On Pedals make sure that our guests to our Holy city should be fully contented and satisfied with their tours. To make this happens we have given our tours a 360-degree approach that will help you visit each and every important place of this Heritage City. Starting from the much revered Golden Temple to a very important political and patriotic place – Wagah Border, from street food of […]
2019-11-19
Off Beat Places In Amritsar

Offbeat Places To Visit In Amritsar

Amritsar – a city of Amrit Sarovar, a Holy city of Golden Temple is mostly preferred by tourists from around the world because of the plethora of attractions that the city offers. Being well connected to all the major cities of India via rail, air, and road, Amritsar can be visited round the year with October – December being the best time of travel to this city. Developed and maintained as a Heritage city, the place offers various sites to its guests, some being world-famous but some considered as offbeat places, basically, those that do not conform to social norms. […]
2019-11-01
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550th Guru Nanak Jayanti Celebrations

Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Baba Nanak or Nanak Shah – all are the names of the first of the Ten Gurus of Sikhs who is actually the founder of Sikh religion in the world. Sikhs believe that all subsequent Gurus possessed Guru Nanak’s divinity and religious authority. Considered as one of the august religious thinkers, his thoughts, views, and words have been cataloged in the form of 974 poetic hymns, which came to be known as “Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji” – the holy book of the Sikhs. Born in 1469 in the village of “Rai Bhoi di Talwandi” (now […]
2019-10-25
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Diwali In Jaipur

Diwali – the season of happiness, the month of lights, a series of lamps that glitter the buildings and roads, all this and much more happens in The Pink City during the biggest festival of India. Diwali typically means the festival of lights, a season that marks the beginning of the tourism season in Rajasthan, where probably people from all over the world visit here especially to see the lightening of the state. In Sanskrit, it means a series of Deepak (lamps). The city of Jaipur is decked up with lights to attract visitors from around the world. The main […]
2019-10-24
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Offbeat Places To Visit In Jaipur

The Royal city of Rajasthan is known for its rich culture and tradition, magnificent art and artifacts, and brilliant past. Various forts and monuments aren’t the only attractions of this Pink City, the intricate handicraft items and exquisite jewelry also catch the eyeballs of tourists. Jaipur is a magical city bursting with life, history and awe-inspiring architecture, lakes, sand dunes, and various markets. But there is much more to this city, most of which are not much explored and commercialized. Renowned by UNESCO, the city is a host to two Heritage sites, but from the point of concern of World […]
2019-10-23
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How To Spend A Morning In Jaipur

A historical yet charismatic city that provides a range of unique and fascinating activities and attractions of the city for its tourists from around the world, Jaipur is a treat for World Tourism. For travel enthusiasts, there are a lot many places to visit in this Pink City like palaces, forts, and temples which can leave anybody spellbound. The city gives a plethora of places to visit which probably takes around a minimum of 4-5 days time to explore the city perfectly. Now the question is how and where to start from? Well, to answer this question, we from City […]
2019-10-22
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10 Things To Buy From Jaipur

The Pink City of India – Jaipur is best known for its historical architectural buildings and Its traditional culture. Apart from all this, it is also one of the biggest fashion hubs which are popular all over India. Shopping in Jaipur is a delight whether, from big malls or the local streets, the flavor of the State is evident everywhere. It is a real treat as there are some fabulous places that stock unique and high-quality items. Precious and semi-precious gems are most sought after along with blue pottery and textiles. Listing out the famous 10 Things that are peculiar […]
2019-10-22
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How To Tie A Turban

In Punjab, one can spot many men wearing a turban. Well, the turban is tied not for the sake of fashion, but because it has a lot of significance in the lives of Punjabis. The Pagari (Indian Turban) is a headdress of Sikh men which is tied manually. Dastar – another name for Turban, is mandatory for all Khalsa – (Sikhs) and is adorned by them. Prominently worn by men the Pagdi is quite famous among the Amritdhari – (Initiated) Sikh women and as such, they also need to wear it. It is a religious requirement of the Sikhs to […]
2019-10-22
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Things To Do With Your Corporate Team In Amritsar

After completing a hard week at work, meeting deadlines, long hours of meeting, a break is a must for the one who is working in 9 to 5 jobs. Following such a monotonous schedule, life at times appears dull and requires a change! And in order to bring in the change, a corporate outing will always prove to be the ideal way of encouraging the team members and boosts them up. It is like breaking the ice between the associates and bringing them together along with their families and get to know them more by taking them to a corporate […]
2019-10-20
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The Ultimate Guide To The Street Food Of Amritsar

Think about the Oldest City of Punjab – Amritsar and your mind is instantly directed to the never-ending list of savory delights the country has to thank the state for. Signature Punjabi delicacies like Makki di Roti and Sarso ka Saag, Chicken Tikka, Lassi and Choley Bhature have transcended the state’s barrier and secured a place on several plates and hearts, both home and abroad. And then there are some hidden gems in the congested alleys and towns of the state still waiting to get its due. The Chicken and other non-vegetarian tandoori dishes take away the limelight when it […]
2019-10-18
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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Your First Trip To Amritsar

Planning a short trip to Amritsar and want to make the most of your holiday? Well, you are on the right page. We at City On Pedals make sure that our guests to our Holy city should be fully contented and satisfied with their tours. At various times, people ask us what are the key places that will make our trip most fun-loving and knowledgeable at the same time.  To guide them further on this point we have formulated a perfect itinerary – can be called a cheat sheet to take a 360-degree view of the city, its history, world-famous […]
2019-10-18
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5 Lesser-Known Travel Places In Jaipur

The royal city of Rajasthan is known for its rich culture and tradition, magnificent art and artifacts, and brilliant past. Various forts and monuments aren’t the only attractions of this pink city, the intricate handicraft items and exquisite jewelry also catch the eyeballs of tourists. Jaipur is a magical city bursting with life, history and awe-inspiring architecture, lakes, sand dunes, various markets. But there is much more to this city, most of which are not much explored and commercialized.  But from a tourist point of concern, these places are a must-visit as there dwell some interesting facts which need to […]
2019-10-17
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The Ultimate Guide To The Street Food Of Jaipur

Referred to as the Pink City of India – Jaipur has royalty in every aspect. A city of Rajputs, a home to 2 major UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Jaipur is both historically fascinating and aesthetically striking. It is the heart of Rajasthan, one of India’s most flamboyant states. Between rugged hills and besieged walls are a city bursting with colorful streets, chaotic bazaars and touristy buzz. In the midst of this mayhem, Jaipur’s fairy-tale grandeur is calm evoking. Regarded as a heaven for foodies, the place offers the royal treats of Rajasthan in its narrow bylanes that gives you pleasure […]
2019-10-17
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Hindu Traditions And Rituals To Observe In A Temple

Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners and scholars refer to it as Sanatana Dharma “the eternal tradition”, or the “eternal way”, beyond human history. India with its overwhelming cultural diversity is rich with unique traditions that almost always amusing. These traditions can be magnificently seen in all the Hindu temples across India. A Hindu temple often called “Mandir” is a spiritual destination for many Hindus, as well as landmarks around which ancient arts, community celebrations, and the economy have flourished. Being a symbolic house and an abode of God, the symbolism and structure […]
2019-10-15
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Diwali: India’s Biggest Festival

The warmth of families & friends, homes filled with the sweet smell of delightful sweets, candlelights, earthen lamps, and the chill of the upcoming winter season, that’s how we’d like to paint a perfect picture of Diwali celebration in India. Diwali—the “festival of lights” is the biggest festival in India, mainly celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains around the world. Commemorating the victory of good over evil and knowledge over ignorance, it is also an opportunity for people to move on, let go of the past grudges, and make merry. There is an interesting phase of history connected to this […]
2019-10-12
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5 Popular Punjabi Foods Not To Be Missed In Amritsar

Amritsar – a land of Kings, Emperors and Pure Punjabis. A tour to the city will be considered incomplete if you do not do these 3 things – A visit to the World Famous Religious place Golden Temple, Enjoying the beating Retreat Ceremony at Wagah Border and having a delicious meal at the most famous places of Amritsar. The food in the city is the most loved thing by World travelers. This love for food is evident in its sheer number of eating joints covering all the major and strategic parts of the city. Search for one and you will […]
2019-10-12
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Vegetarian Punjabi Food Guide

Think Punjab and your mind is instantly directed to the never-ending list of savory delights the country has to thank the state for. Signature Punjabi delicacies like Makki di Roti and Sarso ka Saag, Chicken Tikka, Lassi and Choley Bhature have transcended the state’s barrier and secured a place on several plates and hearts, both home and abroad. And then there are some hidden gems in the congested alleys and towns of the state still waiting to get its due. The Chicken and other non-vegetarian tandoori dishes take away the limelight when it comes to talking about Punjabi cuisine. But […]
2019-10-11
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Non-Vegetarian Punjabi Food Guide

The one district of Punjab that is thronged by foodies from all over the world is Amritsar. It holds religious, cultural and political significance because of its World famous Golden Temple and Wagah Border among the tourists. Considering that the place is also called the Culinary Capital of Punjab, people from across the globe enjoy the food. It has many varieties of Non-vegetarian food that adds to its taste and probably compels one to take a halt and enjoy rich delicacies of the city. We have certain handpicked non-veg delights that are sure not to be missed by any guest […]
2019-10-09
5 Relevant Souvenirs To Buy From Amritsar

5 Relevant Souvenirs To Buy From Amritsar

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. There is some uniqueness in the Amritsari products. Be it Parandi, Phulkari, Jutti or the famous Papad Warian – (Dry Papad Snacks). Most of the tourist who comes to Amritsar, want to shop for these amazing things as a Souvenir of […]
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
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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 favorite 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 travelers 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 the 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 are 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 defense 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 […]