Hotel Le Golden

Clock Tower Extension, Amritsar, Punjab, 143006, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $23.00
 

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On a train through India (well, Amritsar!)

A travel blog entry by sarahdoug96

61

... side! There was a small strip of road that was cleaved in half by 2 large gates which were 2m apart. One gate was the entrance from India (painted in the flags colours) and the other gate was the entrance to Pakistan (painted in black, white and green). As the ceremony began we saw both sides taunt each other with military personnel who would march theatrically towards the gates and stop on their own sides. The marching would include huge high kicks and stamps that got ...

At the spiritual centre of Sikhism.

A travel blog entry by sw19mike

... 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

20

... 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 ...

A scam and golden offerings

A travel blog entry by twovines

6

... right direction. We both have to cover our heads. I have a scarf and Ian borrows one from the pile at the counter - very fetching I must say! We bathe our feet and walk gingerly down the stairs to the inner temple - wet feet and polished marble are not a good combination. The temple is stunning and every bit as atmospheric as when I last visited it twenty years ago. We walk around the 'nectar pool' in a clockwise direction passing devotees praying, bathing in its waters or ...

Srinagar to Amritsar (via Jammu)...

A travel blog entry by twoelusive

1

... white female' thing going on...) *success* - Expect to find the most extreme ranges of class at train stations, most of which stare at you, it's banter to stare back. - Do, talk to the lovely ladies with the cute kids waiting to go on the coach next to you - they're very kind and interested to learn about us whilst sharing things about their own culture... They also said we were brave. - Expect the worst, just incase it is the worst. Otherwise, it can only be better... err ...

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This hotel, located on Clock Tower Extension, Amritsar, is near Jallianwala Bagh.
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