Punjab (Golden City ) is a city in the northwestern part of India.
Amritsar is located in Punjab state of India between 31°37'59.16"
N 74°51'56.16" E latitudes. The city of Amritsar spreads on an
area of 5075 km². Ideally located in the northwest part of India,
Amritsar is at a distance of 32 miles from Lahore and Pakistan. The district
of Amritsar falls in Jalandhar division and has a trapezium shape.
Amritsar has a leveled plain and is situated at an elevation of 200
meters in the northeast to about 175 meters in the southwest. The terrain
of Amritsar can be put under three categories: The Upland Plain, Bluff
along the Beas and Floodplain of Satluj.
The Fifth Guru Shri Arjan Dev ji himself conceived and designed a central
place of worship in the central place of amritsarover which is regarded
as the harmandar sahib the temple is attracting people from all walks
of life irrespective of caste creed and religion.
The massacre of thousands of innocent civilians by British army on 13th
April 1919 gave the Indian freedom movement an all together new dimension.
A befitting memorials erected at the spot to remember the martyrs.
Shri Durgiana Temple
A Famous hindu Temple with sarover attracts thousands of devotees every
16 Kilometres west of Amritsar on Chogawan road is Ram Tirath, commemorating
Maharishi Valmiki Ji's heritage. The place gets special mention in the
great Hindu epic 'Ramayana'. This is also significant historic birthplace
of Lav and Kush.
Mata Ka Mandir
Rani Ka Bagh: A grand old pious lady developed this Hindu temple situated
at Rani ka Bagh, on the lines of holy shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi at
Katra (Jammu), the temple draws crowds of devotees from far and near.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh
Is situated in the middle of a beautiful garden called Ram bagh in Amritsar
City. This garden is laid out on the pattern of Shalimar Bagh at Lahore.