History of Amritsar
In 1574, Guru ram das Ji bought a village called tung for 700 Rupees which is now famous as Amritsar. Amritsar is one of the biggest cities in Punjab with a total population of 1.5 million there are many Unknown Facts about Amritsar which we will cover in this blog. Whereas the literacy rate of Amritsar is 93.2%. Amritsar was famous for being Asia’s Biggest tea market, Textile, and blanket industry.
Unknown Facts about Amritsar
Amritsar is famous for Shree Golden Temple, Which is being established by Sikh’s 5th Guru Shree Arjan Dev Ji. The Foundation of the Golden Temple is made by Guru sahib Sufi friend Peer Mia Ji. Later it is named Shree Harimandir Sahib. Later Afghan Rule Ahmad shah Abdali destroyed the sacred temple. Later Maharaja Ranjeet Singh reconstructed the Golden Temple. Everyday Golden temple feeds around more than 100 thousand pilgrims irrespective of their caste or religion. In Ramayana, Amritsar has a significant description in the literature.
The Jallianwala Bagh incident took place in Amritsar where the British general ordered and shoot barehanded people. Over 1000 people died and more than 2000 people were badly wounded. Amritsar also has India–Pakistan rood transportation border known as the Wagah border. Every day around thirty thousand to Fifty Thousand attendees visits the Wagah border to witness the special BSF parade. Khalsa College of Amritsar is another art to admire.
Amritsar-The land of Foodies
Amritsar is also known as The land of Foodies, where Kulcha shop will be seen at every corner. Amritsar’s favorite Aloo Kulcha is world-famous accompanied by Lassi. Cream Chicken and Amritsari Fish should be here on your bucket list while traveling to Amritsar. Kesar da Dhaba is the finest, oldest, and world-famous Dhaba not only in India but around the world.
List of Places to visit in Amritsar
- Golden Temple
- Durgiana Mandir
- Jallianwala Bagh
- Gobindgarh Fort
- Shree Akal Takht
- Wagha Border
- Shree Taran Taran Sahib
- Partition Museum
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