Thanks for taking us to Amritsar. Would love to see this myself. When we gave him our details, he welcomes us and surprised at the same time. We are proud to be an Indian. On 14th morning, we reached Amritsar km from our Gurgaon home at 10 a. With free admission aside from transport the ceremony attracts enormous crowds of both locals, tourists and foreigners; however, on the Pakistani side, the crowds is a much more humble gathering. It was a city of people who ere cultured, courteous and with […].
Although I was spellbound by the whole show that the soldiers put up I could not help wondering at the aim behind encouraging such strong emotions against each other at a border post. I met them only once in my childhood. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. I grew up in Lahore. The carefully choreographed display of jingoism and aggression is absolutely abhorrent to all right thinking people. I will, if I may, make an unpleasant remark here.
The Indian and Pakistani army soldiers marched up to the gate and when they met, they acknowledge each other with a salute, lifting their legs very high and returned. The Oon lowering Parade is held everyday in the evening before sunset and is attended by score of people evryday. September 23, at 2: September 20, at This is something I really need to see. September 18, at Your email address will not be published.
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Vandana ji, excellent write-up. Raymond Man On The Lam says: Log in to get trip updates and message other travellers. So, we had the entire morning to roam around Amritsar and also we had to go to see the Flag Hosting ceremony at Jalliwanla Bagh to meet our relatives.
I lost count of the people, but surely, there were hundreds gathered there.
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While the city had such green spaces as Lawrence Gardens, Aitchison College, the cantonment and Model Town, farm and forest on the outskirts began where Defence Society or Allama Iqbal Town and the innumerable societies now sprawl in […]. Excellent Golden Temple pic.
October 4, at 2: Go early and try to get the first row seats which will provide you the best view. The decision to leave at night paid-off finally.
I returned again in December and have lived here since. None believed at the time that they would not be going back and all clung to their memories and stories till the end of their lives. We reached hotel around 11 p.
Just to imagine on what happened on that fateful day of April 13,where so many people were trapped and killed, brought tears from our eyes. By the time, we reached the main entrance; the stadium was full and closed for the public.
On the day I visited there, I felt the hostility was just a notch higher on your side. Reviewed 23 May A must see attraction of Lahore, with caution. September 22, at 6: It is here that all people high or low, rich or poor, male or female, all sit in the same row to share and enjoy the food together.
To the north is Vjsit in Pakistan and to the south, Tp. Ask Chikyubito about Wagah Border. Hope one day visot turns good for us.
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The ceremony is both entertaining bisit fun. After the ceremony, take time to see things around as you will not get that chance to be so close to Indian border. But within few minutes, they had to open the gate and people started running, pushing, jumping the security barrier and the scene was of uncontrollable chaos. The massacres at Jallianwala Bagh was unpardonable act by the mighty British Force.
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