Duration of the Tour: 3 to 4 Hours Distance: 8 Km
(The main attractions of the tour )
HERITAGE WALLED CITY
Amritsar old city is walled with twelve entrance gates during the time of Maharaja Ranjit singh to protect the city from the invaders. Each gate contain its own history and different activities like, KHazana Wala Gate, Here, he used to keep his treasury, Hakima wala Gate, all the profession Aurvedic Ved ( Phrygian ) used to run their clinics here LAHORI GATE used to welcome the people who come from Lahore and Bhagtwala Gate where All the Kirtanias ( religious musicians ) used to live. It is very good opportunity to feel the essence of traditional Gates of Amritsar, on the tanga tour.
FISH MARKET AT HALL GATE
Amritsar is well known for sweet water fish from the three rivers, Satluj, Beas and Raavi. It is very exciting experience walking through fish market, where the local people strolling down for purchasing and bargaining.
VEGETABLE MARKET AT RAMBAGH GATE: -
Open vegetable market tradition is still alive in Amritsar, where people prefer to buy fresh vegetables rather then going super market.
BABA DEEP SINGH TEMPLE AT RAMGARHIA GATE
After the Golden Temple Baba Deep Singh ji temple is most famous temple among the local people. Baba Deep Singh was the Sikh warrior who
sacrificed his life to protect the Golden Temple.
DHOBI GHAT AT BHAGTAWALA GATE: -
During the colonial time, British government introduced Laundry bay in Amritsar city and still it is earing source of some watermen families. Hundreds of colorful fabric makes the dhobi Ghat sight if Attraction for the visitors.
POTTERY AT HAKIMMA GATE: -
First art and craft of human beings started with mud & clay, still few potters’ families in Amritsar, are preserving their traditional family business, which is running from their ancestors.
BAKAR MANDI AT KHAZAWALA GATE:
Its market of sheep & goats, from the history people come with their animal to sell & purchase. Its middle gate market between Rajasthan and Himachal & Kashmir states in India.
GAU SHALA AT LOHGARH GATE
Cow is the holiest animal among all Hindu people in India, Amritsar people try their best that, not to let cow stay in the streets, So with the Kind efforts of people, , we have Gau shala ( community Cow Shelter), where people come to feed the cows for their good fortune.
CREMATION GROUND AT HATTHI GATE: -
This cremation center is most prominent center of Amritsar City. All population of Amritsar, even Sikh community also uses this center. It’s biggest and largest cremation center in Amritsar city.