Hotel KK Continental

23, Albert Road, Amritsar, Punjab, 143001, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Amritsar

On a train through India (well, Amritsar!)

A travel blog entry by sarahdoug96 on May 28, 2014

61 photos

... going! The Indians wore beige and orange whilst their Pakistani counterparts wore black and dark green. They had a trumpet going too at the same time along with a man on a megaphone to announce a soldier advancing to the gates! This carried on for about 25 minutes before both sides took down the flags and shook hands before retreating to the safety of home soil. The whole event was amazing and was like nothing else we had seen! We made our way off the grandstand and we went up ...

At the spiritual centre of Sikhism.

A travel blog entry by sw19mike on Mar 07, 2014

... our room was ready. Well, it's ok. We're only here for two nights, and since the Golden Temple is all we're really here for, the location is perfect. We both throw ourselves on the bed, and have a well earned nap. Then it's off to the temple.
We're confused. This is India. So where are all the touts, all the human mosquitoes buzzing around, wanting to sell you ****, wanting to guide you round the temple, wanting to take you to the REAL Golden Temple, because this isn't it. ...

The Golden Temple

A travel blog entry by richmiketrav on Jan 28, 2014

20 photos

... on poles and highly decorated with gold and flowers, with many people attempting to carry it and accompanied by trumpet calls and chanting. It is taken to a nearby building where it is placed on an elaborately decorated bed for the night. The process is reversed in the early hours of the morning. The lower half of the exterior of the Golden Temple is decorated with sheets of white marble decorated with exquisite inlaid designs in coloured marbles, work of immense skill in ...

Passed the test of fire / Feuerprobe überstanden

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad on Nov 18, 2013

1 comment, 5 photos

... der ein Russe und ein Belgier. Es sind diese 2, die in Belutschistan immer 2 Tage vor mir waren und nun habe ich sie eingeholt. Der Indische Zoll nahm sich etwas mehr Zeit, es ging aber den noch relativ schnell. Nach dem Zoll wartete ich bis die 2 Motorradfahrer vorbeifuhren und gemeinsam fuhren wir in einem Africa Twin Konvoy nach Amritsar.

Viele Fragen mich: „war es wirklich gefährlich in Pakistan". Nun, ich weiss es nicht, ...

A scam and golden offerings

A travel blog entry by twovines on Oct 25, 2013

6 photos

... rickshaw man asks for 50 rupees. Once we realise that the temple is about 2km from the hotel we are glad we didn't bother to bargain with him. We reach a steep hill and we both get off and walk to the top, climbing back on for the downhill pedal. All the same it's a tough job and I can't help but feel sorry for him. Once at the temple we are instructed to remove our shoes and leave them with the shoe keeper. A helpful policeman in army type uniform comes over for a chat and steers us ...

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This hotel, located on 23, Albert Road, Amritsar, is near Jallianwala Bagh.
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