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Address: Attari-Wagah Border | Attari, Amritsar 143001, India
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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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India pakistan border and what do u want more. As u enter the main platform patriotism is at its high. If you want a good view u got to reach there by 2pm.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see "theatre" experience, and it is unique! We are sure that the two sides meet for a beer after the 'show' but the "animosity" certainly looks realistic.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the trip from Amritsar to see this wonderful daily ceremony it's a very noisy colourful event, not to be missed, I found the best way to travel was by a fixed price taxi, it's a little too far by Tuc Tuc. NB. do remember to bring your passport as ID checks are carried out before entry.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

India pakistan border and what do u want more. As u enter the main platform patriotism is at its high. If you want a good view u got to reach there by 2pm.

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Thank Surajit D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The parade & entire atmosphere here has been one of my most memorable experiences, specially makes one feel a very proud Indian..!! When the flags at both the posts are pulled down with the setting sun in the back drop, the entire view is nothing less than a postcard picture. A must visit spot for every patriotic indian - Jai... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hard to describe (look on YouTube for good videos). Lots of high stepping, fancy helmets and much face gesticulations. A long walk from where the coach parked, then slowly through 'security' although much slower for women for some reason. A bit like a TV show with the 'host' egging everyone on to well known chants. They're building a large concrete... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was sceptical about this as it is a show for tourists rather than an official event but I have to say I enjoyed it immensely. It is just SO Indian. Loud music, a huge crowd, lots of cheering and a theatrical display of nationalism that is very entertaining. Exactly the same thing could be seen on the Pakistan side... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to get there really early to get seating in the general seating, unless you have VIP passes.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place had mixed experince a blend of good and bad. Before reaching attari: Go in for VIP pass the general section of the stadium gets too crowded.The vip pass is available at the border premises between 9am and 12pm bt the list is released only at 3pm.To be at ease and avoid rush try to reach the venue by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The border crossing is a short drive from Amritsar and is a fun afternoon, check the start time which varies throughout the year. The ceremony itself is a camp parody of Beating the Retreat presented by the Ministry of Silly Walks and is fun to watch as a tourist but it seemed very moving to the Indians round about us.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's difficult to describe the border closing ceremony. There is a lot of pomp and exaggerated marching with lots of cheering and good natured banter. It was worth the trip but only as a light hearted sideshow

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