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Address: Attari-Wagah Border | Attari, Amritsar 143001, India
Phone Number: +91 99144 04090
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Private Tour: Golden Temple and Wagah Border in Amritsar
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Day Tour of Beating Retreat Ceremony at Wagah Border including Dinner from...
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Private Tour: Golden Temple and Wagah Border with Punjabi Lunch

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Wagah border post is a place you have to visit if you go to Punjab. The pageantry of the Indian and Pakistani border guards at the gates along with the music, pomp and... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This has to be witnessed to be believed. The high-stepped marching, the ceremonial, the music, the cheer leaders et al. It feels sometimes distinctly uncomfortable - but then India and Pakistan are very different cultures

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As soon as you reach the entrance u cn see hundreds of ppl in a hurry to reach the sitting area before the parade starts. This ws a 1st experience of such a parade for me n my family. V wer in aww to see the JAWANS perform the regular act.. the atmosphere is such that the patriotism inside every... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You have to walk 1km from parking spot if not on organised tour. Lots of security to pass through and waiting in lines. Take your passport if not indian national, there is a quicker tourist line.

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Must visit for every indian.Make sure of reaching by 4 to get the best available seats,better to get a VIP pass.The beating retreat is the best marching parades in the world.keep care of your belongings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a total different experience, feels proud and honoured to be a citizen of such a great country.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not your classic beating-the-retreat ceremony but a 30 minute poor cousin that takes place at a Stadium erected on the Indo-Pak border. Despite raging rants, the Master of Ceremonies fails to kick-up the unnecessary nationalistic fervour in his attempts to make his audience outshout the folks across the line. Much ado about nothing and an absolute waste of effort, time... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wagah border post is a place you have to visit if you go to Punjab. The pageantry of the Indian and Pakistani border guards at the gates along with the music, pomp and nationalistic sloganeering on both sides will make you love your country more. You should be at the spot by 4 pm so as to get a good... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The ceremony at Wagh Border is a must attend. Since the seating is limited you have to go early though the ceremony happens late. Else if you have a Vip booking you will get an assured seating. Foreigners get the VIP sitting and don't face any issue. Food and water is easily available. Patriotic songs rule the area before the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's good having this ceremony but it has so many wrong arrangements. 1) In Indian side stadium Foreigner are given VIP sits. Why is that? 2) Officer is provoking public to cheer louder for India. In such place there shouldn't be such provoking. 3) Peoples are also showing fake patriotism instead mostly interested in taking photos with foreigners, etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must have experience, the loud cheers and the ceremony in all would puff you up with pride about the soldiers. Definitely take hats and googles as the sun sets in the west and the sunrays fall straight on your face Try reaching earlier. Cameras, Phones Mens Wallet along with Water and some food in a transparent bag is allowed.... More 

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