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About Amritsar:

Amritsar or historically known as Ramdaspur, is a city situated in Punjab, in the north-western part of India. The city is located at about 217km northwest from the state capital- Chandigarh. The city is in close proximity to Pakistan; with Wagah Border being only 28km away. Hinduism is the largest religion in Amritsar; followed by Sikhism. The city holds both historical and religious significance. It is one of the most renowned cities in Punjab. The city also holds a special place in the heart of Sikhs; as it is home to Harmandir Sahib, or also commonly known as “Golden Temple”. It is a cultural and a spiritual center for the Sikhs. The famous temple attracts millions of devotees and tourists every year. Though not widely known; but the fact is this holy temple attracts more visitors than the Taj Mahal. Amritsar also houses the Akal Takht; which basically is the highest seat of earthly authority of the Khalsa, and the committee which is responsible for the upkeep of Gurudwaras. The prime commercial activities of Amritsar include carpets, fabrics, farm produce, tourism, service trades, handicrafts, and light engineering. The city is well known for its culture, and rich cuisine. For travel lovers, there are several places to discover like Harmandir Sahib, Wagah Border, Jallianwala Bagh, Gobindgarh Fort, and Durgiana Temple.

Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport: IATA CODE (ATQ)

The city of Amritsar is served by Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport. It was named after the fourth Sikh Guru, and also the founder of Amritsar City- Guru Ram Dass. It is an international airport situated at about 11kms to the center of the city. The airport also serves areas near Punjab, Western districts of Himachal Pradesh, and Southern districts of Jammu and Kashmir. The airport caters flights to international destinations like Toronto, London, Birmingham, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Tashkent, Singapore, Doha, and Ashgabat. There are also regular flights to prime metro cities like Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Mumbai. Cheap air tickets are offered between the two destinations.

About Bangalore:

Bengaluru, or also known as Bangalore is the capital of the Indian state Karnataka. Bangalore is located in south India on the Deccan Plateau. Bangalore is often referred as “silicon valley of India” as it is an IT hub. The city has also emerged as an important hub for business and technology in India. Tourists from various cities in India travel to Bangalore for leisure and business trips. Bangalore has a pleasant climate throughout the year. The city is also home to the Kannada film industry. Tipu Sultan Fort, Bangalore Palace, Attara Kacheri, and Government Museum are some of the tourist attractions. Bangalore is also well connected by roadways, railways and airways. Air India, IndiGo, Spice Jet, and Jet Airways are the major domestic airline carriers that have scheduled flights between the two destinations.

Kempegowda International Airport (Bangalore Airport): IATA CODE (BLR)

Bangalore Airport, or also known as Kempegowda International Airport serves the city of Bangalore. It is situated in Devanahalli about 19 miles from the city's railway station. The airport was replaced by the HAL Airport as Bangalore city's commercial airport. It was renamed in the year 2013; after the founder of Bangalore- Kempe Gowda 1. Bangalore airport is also the third busiest airport in India in terms of passenger traffic. At the moment, the airport handles around 15.24 million passengers each day. Air conditioned buses and taxis operated by the BMTC connect the city with the airport.

Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport Address:

Ajnala Rd,

Rajasansi,

Amritsar,

Punjab 143101

Airport Code: ATQ

Bangalore Airport Address:

Kempegowda International Airport

Devanahalli,

Bengaluru,

Karnataka 560300

Airport Code: BLR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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