Amritsar is one of the cities in the northwestern region of India. It is the religious axis for the Sikh belief and is the organizational head office of the Sikhs in the state of Punjab. It is the residence of the Harmandir Sahib, the religious axis for the Sikh belief. This significant Sikh temple, the Golden Temple, magnetized many visitors on weekdays and it is one of the most admired attractions for Non-resident Indians in India. The town also is the abode of the Sikh activists and the supporting influence, Akal Takht, as well as the Sikh senate. The Indian surveys reported the population of the city to be 1,132,761. Amritsar is at 217 kilometers northwest of the state capital Chandigarh and is 32 kilometers east of Lahore, Pakistan and so, very close to India's western frontier with Pakistan.
Famous for: Religious belief and architectural grandeur