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What to see and do in Amritsar beyond the Golden Temple

What to see and do in Amritsar beyond the Golden Temple

Amritsar, a city seeped in history, is most famously known as the site of the Golden Temple — but there is much more to explore than just the temple grounds. The golden city offers rich cultural heritage, awe-inspiring temples, scrumptious food, historical and beautiful lanes, local bazaars packed with souvenirs...
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The complete guide to: Amritsar travel

The complete guide to: Amritsar travel

The largest city in Punjab is probably most well-known as the home to the holiest shrine of Sikhism — the spectacular Golden Temple. It’s well worth spending some time exploring the sprawling complex, but don’t stop there. Amritsar isn’t just about sacred sites (although there are many to explore). The...
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Things to do in: Amritsar

Things to do in: Amritsar

When you think about India, it’s places like Goa, Mumbai, Delhi, and Agra that get the bulk of the attention. That’s with good reason, but it doesn’t mean there aren’t myriad other destinations worthy of your travel time. Case in point: Amritsar. Situated in northwestern India in the state of...
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24 hours in: Amritsar

24 hours in: Amritsar

Looking for the perfect day in Amritsar? We’ve got you covered! From the best places to grab lunch, to the sites you can’t leave the city without seeing, here’s our guide to making the most of a mere 24 hours in Amritsar. Early morning: 7 – 9am Start your day...
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4 lesser-known Diwali celebrations

4 lesser-known Diwali celebrations

The celebrations of Diwali are held at a huge scale in India. With the neighbourhoods lit up with bright oil lamps, candles, earthen lamps, and fairy lights, this auspicious moonless night is celebrated with much fervor and enthusiasm. No matter which part of India you are in, you’ll find locals...
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The stories behind 8 Indian city nicknames

The stories behind 8 Indian city nicknames

Love ’em or hate ’em, nicknames are inevitable. And we don’t just mean that name your granny from Punjab or your aunt from Canada gave you when you were a kid. Even cities aren’t immune to being graced with nicknames — especially when those cities are in India. The subcontinent...
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Your India travel guide

Your India travel guide

So you’re going to India (cue squeal of excitement!), now what?! You’ve got to figure out what to pack, what movies to inspire you, where to eat, and WHAT TO DO! Well, we’ve got you covered with this ultimate India travel guide — from pinning your must-dos on Pinterest, to answering...
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