Amritsar, the holy city of Sikhs, is home to Gurudwara Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as
Golden Temple. This Sikh shrine attracts over 100,000 visitors a week, which is considered to be
more than those who visit the most popular monument in India, the Taj Mahal. Dominated by the
history of Sikhs, Amritsar has many Sikh shrines in and around the city. The city is also known for
the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre atrocities by a senior British military officer who killed hundreds of
unarmed defenseless Indians. Amritsar is an airport and is well connected by railways and
roadways about 460 kms (287 miles) from Delhi.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, taxis, buses and tour vehicles
Tourist seasons: High tourist season is from November to March, mid season April, May,
September, October and low season June to August.
Weather: Climatologically Information Amritsar, India, source India Meteorological Department.
Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather conditions in the same city,
town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current conditions. Visit relevant
source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
- Climatological information is based on monthly averages for the 53-year period 1948-2000.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Rain Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared.
Tour sites and attractions: Golden Temple, Jalianwala Bagh, the holy Sarover, city sightseeing
tour, on way from Delhi to Amritsar visit India’s most modern city of Chandigarh and the Zakir
Hussain Rose Garden, Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake, Government Museum and Art Gallery,
Secretariate, Punjab University Complex, Leisure Valley, Pinjore Gardens, the historical town of
Kurukshetra, Panipat, Badkhal Lake, Suraj Kund Tourist Complex and more.
Tour packages: Air, hotel, auto rental, tour packages by air, road, transfers from airport to hotel
and back, local sightseeing and other combinations.
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