Amritsar is a north western city in the state of Punjab and is very close to the Wagah border and Pakistan. The city is home to Harminder Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, one of the holiest in all the pilgrimages in Sikhism. A must see thing is the Indo-Pak retreat ceremony that happens every evening at the Wagah Border. It is an occasion that exhibits enthusiasm amongst the Indian and the Pakistani soldiers for their country.
The city is also known for its rich cuisine and culture. Amongst the must see sites of visit, there is also the Jaliawala Bagh, where the pre-independence massacre took place under the British rule. Akal Takhat, Mata Mandir, Amrit Sarovar, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama are some of the other famous sites of visit.
The best time to visit Amritsar is between October and March when the winters set in and the weather is cool for a perfect holiday.