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The Culture of Punjab

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The Culture of Punjab

A dazzling kaleidoscope of vast cultural heritage and traditions, Amritsar’s diversity never goes out of fashion. This ‘Cultural Hub of Punjab’ has cradled the Punjabi language, giving the Punjabi culture its essence. One can see the most number of Punjabis here, than anywhere else, due to the strength and superiority of its Punjabi language and gifted the world with many Punjabi writers and poets. Amritsar has a Proud Past, Glorious present and a Promising Future.

The city of Amritsar has a dazzling showcase of composite culture and secular heritage. A rich repository of spiritual and national heritage, it has been hailed as the home of all virtues. While praying, every devout Sikh longs to be blessed with a pilgrimage to Amritsar and a holy bath at the Golden Temple. A visit to Amritsar is believed to wash off all the sins.

The essential spirit of the city not only lies in its Gurudwara’s, mandirs and temples, mosques and Churches, but also in its theatres and galleries, parks and gardens, archives and libraries, museums and memorials, havelis and forts. The vibrant festivals, folk dances, scintillating tans continue to delight the travellers. One can linger around the city of Amritsar in the narrow lanes and winding alleys, and explore the traditional bustling markets and lip smacking cuisine. The people of Amritsar are vibrant; with a tremendous zest for living and great fondness for food they are the most dominating asset of the city of Amritsar.