Wagah Border in Amritsar

Wagah Border In Amritsar, Punjab

Feel the patriotic vibes on your visit to the Wagah Border Amritsar
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Oct - Mar

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About Wagah Border in Amritsar

No trip to Amritsar is complete without a visit to the Wagah Border in Punjab. It is one such place where the vibes of patriotism are so strong that they give goosebumps to a person. One of the most exciting activities in Amritsar for tourists is watching the Wagah Border Parade.

Located close to the Attari Village, Wagah Border Amritsar is a major crossing between India and Pakistan. It is known for its high-spirited ‘Lowering of Flags’ ceremony which is the major attraction of this place. This ceremony is also known as Beating Retreat at the international level.

Wagah Border Ceremony

This popular event takes place every evening before sunset. Soldiers of Indian Border Security Force, and Pakistan Rangers perform this ceremony at the border. This electrifying ceremony begins with a booming parade by the soldiers and ends with a lowering of flags on both sides. As soon as the sun sets, the border gates are opened and one soldier from each side comes forward and shakes hand with the other along with folding of flags. The Wagah Border Parade is truly a wonderful spectacle worth attending.

The concept of this ceremony of lowering of flags started in the year 1959 and the tradition has been continued till date. The whole idea of this ceremony is to maintain the feeling of brotherhood between the two countries, keeping aside the rivalry, and tensions between the nations.

A large number of people flock to the border everyday to witness this arousing ceremony. The sound of cheers, slogans, and hooting from both sides reflects the enthusiasm, and patriotism of the masses making it a sight to cherish.

So, do not forget to pay a visit to the Wagah Border on your next visit to Amritsar, to be a part of one of the most exciting military ceremonies in the world.

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Wagah Border is approximately 30 kilometers away from the Amritsar Junction railway station.

The lowering of the flags ceremony lasts for about 45 minutes.

Winters are the best time to visit Wagah Border as during this season the weather is quite pleasant, and ceremony becomes more enjoyable.

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