Hotel Ishan Villa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Hot tub
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... of Reginald Dyer. Fearing an insurrection, Dyer banned all meetings. The order was not communicated well and the Sikh religious celebration of Baisakhi continued to take place in Jallianwalla graden. When Dyer heard of this "gathering" he immediately left with 50 Gurkha riflemen and opened fire on the crowds of innocent people, including women and children. The event is known as the Jallianwalla Bagh massacre and isn't too different from the Boston massacre, which ...
... military to attack and capture the Sikh’s Golden Temple in 1984; the Sikh militants holed up there resisted fiercely, and there were many casualties and much destruction. In retaliation, Indira Ghandi’s Sikh bodyguards later assassinated her, leading to anti-Sikh violence throughout India for a period of time, and the death of at least 3000 Sikhs in nationwide riots which some have compared to the Nazis attacks on Jews in the days of ...
... Gebetsrufe zu hören und Männer sitzen am Boden und musizieren. Anschließend wird meine Speise gesegnet. Als ich aus dem Tempel gehe, darf ich die Opfergabe essen und/oder diese mit anderen Gläubigen teilen. Sie schmeckt ähnlich wie Milchreis.
Ich verlasse den riesigen Komplex und schaue mir einen anderen Tempel und einen Park an. Der Park dient als Gedenkstätte, als damals tausende von Demonstranten getötet wurden. (Dies war auch der Beginn des 'Gandhi ...
... a little bridge to the temple itself. Inside the temple, there is an altar with three men chanting, an older man praying and other attendants seated in a square. Some people just sat and had a religious experience...we (and a lot of others) just passed through. No pictures from the inside are allowed.
From there we went to a site that commemorates the 1919 massacre of some peacefully gathered Indians at ...
... the side..finger-licking delicious!
Around 3pm we drove to Wagah Border in Atari Village, about a half hour drive from Amritsar, to watch The Beating Retreat, or Lowering of the Flags ceremony. Watching the ceremony, and being able to see Pakistan just a few steps away was definitely an experience.
Stopped by at a charming rustic restaurant called Sarhad just a few minutes away from the border on our way back for masala chai :)