Also called the Jewel of Punjab,Amritsar is synonymous with the Sikh religion. The Golden Temple or Harminder Sahib is an important place of pilgrimage for all Sikhs and in fact opens its doors to people of all religions irrespective of caste, creed and race.This stunning complex brims with excitement and the most hospitable and jovial people. The border closing ceremony at the Wagah Border, between India and Pakistan is a major attraction . History shows Amritsar to be a mix of Hindu and Sikh culture. Founded by Sikh Guru Ram das in 1547 .Iit has also been home to the ashram of Sage Valmiki,author of The Ramayana..
Other places to see are Jallianwala Bagh and Durgiana temple. The main commercial activities are tourism, carpets,fabrics,farm produce, and handicrafts.