Amritsar is a city in the northwestern Indian state of Punjab, 28 kilometers from the border with Pakistan. At the center of its walled old town, the gilded Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib) is the holiest gurdwara (religious complex) of the Sikh religion. It’s at the end of a causeway, surrounded by the sacred Amrit Sarovar tank (lake), where pilgrims bathe.
Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International airport is the nearest airport to reach Amritsar that is approximately 11 km far from city’s heart
The major railway station is Amritsar Railway Station which is in the heart of the city
The major bus terminal of the city is ISBT Amritsar and connects to Delhi, Chandigarh, Ambala, and Ludhiana
The best way to discover a city is to take to the road yourself. NH44 and NH352 provide a great connectivity to the city