Hotel Sapphire

Bazar Mai Sewan, Amritsar, Punjab, 143001, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $28.00
 

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Closing in on the Finish in Punjab

A travel blog entry by johneklund

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... parts of India and Nepal. In parts we had to crawl on our knees and walk through narrow waterways. There were even places where you could rattle bells. It was a little like an obstacle course at points where John had to bend down to avoid knocking his head on the low ceiling.

The early evening was spent with a fun visit to the Indian/Pakistani border at Attari. Every evening the Pakistani and Indian border authorities have a border closing ceremony which, how ...

At the spiritual centre of Sikhism.

A travel blog entry by sw19mike

... attention for very many people. His turban was enormous. I considered going up to him and bowing low, hoping he would return the compliment; he would definitely have fallen flat on his face! I forebore.
Time to take our place for bedtime for the Guru Granth Sahib. Just to make it clear, this is actually the most holy Sikh scripture. So holy that many centuries ago it was decided to upgrade it to the status of the final guru of the religion. As such it has its own bedroom ...

An extra special day in Amritsar

A travel blog entry by zolkower

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... visitors from overseas, that we should see this. We finally headed in through the back way, past hundreds of waiting people. We followed the path into the sanctuary. There is an endless stream of people moving through the sanctuary as Sikh men chant in a continuous manner. The very minute we entered, the constant chanting silenced and the priests began midday prayers. The chances of someone seeing this is about a million to one. Our guide ...

Day 16 - Delhi & overnight train to Amritsar

A travel blog entry by nthnbrwn

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... with a couple of clothes for our trip to Amritsar. When we checked out we left our big backpacks in an office room of the hostel, because we wouldn't need them and we are back in Delhi from the 21st in that same dreaded place. Off we go to the train station, for our 11 hour overnight train. This should be interesting, first train solo without our group - Nail biting. We had a two hour wait on the station for our train to arrive and it was so surreal. Again everyone ...

Amritsar: My 700-strong literal Deaf Community

A travel blog entry by amyclaridge23

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... the Warwick/Tyndalls park massiv!). Think Bride and Prejudice, dancing in the streets of Amritsar kinds of fun (Debz ...). Or imagine an Indian dancing mosh pit ... That. I feel like going to Bangkok and inevitably becoming one of 'them' again will feel rather strange now ... It's so nice to be respected as an insider. (Also feel like I vaguely know the worth of a tuk tuk now ... About 10 times less than what we pay ... The buggers.) Anyway, enough of sounding like an ...

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This hotel, located on Bazar Mai Sewan, Amritsar, is near Jallianwala Bagh.
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