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About Amritsar Holy City

    Amritsar, colloquially known as Ambarsar and historically known as Ramdaspur is located in the Punjab state of India. It derives its name from Amrit Sarovar which was built by Guru Ram Das in the village of Tung. Guru Ram Das believed that the waters of the lake had healing powers. Amritsar is the largest and most important city in Punjab and is a major commercial, cultural, and transportation centre. It is also the centre of Sikhism and the site of the Sikhs’ principal place of worship—the Harmandir Sahib, or Golden Temple.
    Amritsar is famous for the following. Golden Temple: It is the Holiest and biggest shrine of Sikhs…. Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh, Wagha Border, Durgiana Temple, Ram Tirath, Sadda Pind, Gobindgarh Fort, Amritsari Papad, Amritsari Kulcha, Amritsari Fish, Phulkari, Textile Industry, Chess Boards, Jewellery and Kirpan Industry.