Amritsar, situated 28 km away from the Wagah Border is famous for its deep-rooted history and culture. The origin of the city dates back to 1577 when it was founded by Ram Das, the 4th Sikh guru. Towards the south of the city, you can visit the famous Golden Temple, which attracts millions of tourists every year. You can include the Jallianwala Bagh, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Ram Tirath, Central Sikh Museum, Akal Takht, and the Gobindgarh Fort in your sightseeing list in Amritsar. Wagah Border Crossing is a must-visit place where you can also witness the closing ceremony.
While at Amritsar you can explore the city and also try out their rich delicacies. If you are a shop freak, then Hall Bazar is one of the busiest markets where you can shop for woolen blankets, shawls, or jewellery. This place is a shopping hub for the tourists and you can also go shopping at Guru Bazaar, Katra Jaimal Singh Market, and the Shastri Market. The best months to travel are from November-March. Amritsar is connected to the cities via road and also has railway and air facilities.