Amritsar also known as Ramdaspur and Ambarsar is a city located in the north Indian state of Punjab. The city home to the sacred Harmandir Sahib also known the Golden Temple is the epicenter of Sikh religion. The city attracts millions of pilgrims and tourists on a single day, more than even the Taj Mahal. There are plenty of attractions to see and do in the region. Some of the major attractions of the region include the Ghanta Ghar, Amrit Sarovar, Akal Takht, Jalianwala Bagh, Summer Palace of maharaja Ranjit Singh and Ram tirth among others. A must do in Amritsar is have a meal at Golden Temple, which is free and delicious to say the least.
Amritsar is a well-developed region and has a robust connectivity to various parts of India by means of air, rail and roadways. Sitting on the grand trunk road, Amritsar has smooth and excellent bus connectivity to various regions of north India. Some of the major bus routes include Amritsar to Delhi
, Amritsar to Jalandhar
, Amritsar to Katra
, Amritsar to Chandigarh among others. Varied types of buses ranging from AC Volvo buses to Non Ac Seater buses are offered to suit varied tastes and preferences. Websites like redBus.in allow passengers to get their bus bookings from Amritsar online without any hassle.
Tourists and locals of Amritsar can head to the varied destinations that sit in close proximity of the city for a refreshing weekend getaway, like Dalhousie (198km), Dharamsala (196km), Chandigarh (229km), Ludhiana (142 km) and Bhatinda (188km) among others.