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Wagah Border

Attari-Wagah Border | Attari, Amritsar 143001, India
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Ranked #6 of 43 Attractions in Amritsar
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

It was a superb experience. Exhilliarating!!! I think all Indians must visit. We get to see the BSF (Border Security Force) at its best. The ceremony is something similar to "Changing of the gaurds" Brings out the Patriotism within you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Attending the evening border closing ceremony at sunset is the best thing to do if you're ever in Amritsar. As a foreigner you will feel a little out of place surrounded by few hundred chanting Indians and Pakistanis across the border. It is definitely a place well outside the tourist beaten track in India and you can see a foreigner... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

You can take out an Indian from India..you cant take out India from an Indian. This site and the ceremony fills your heart with Patriotism..So much so that it tries coming out through your eyes. Must go for every Indian..its worth every minute of waiting...go feel proud of your country and forces..For a non India..please go and watch the spectacular... More

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Faridabad, Haryana, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

We had been to Amritsar in August, 2014 and Wagah border ceremony was definitely the best attraction there. We got VIP passes, thanks to my mother in law, which lead us to the front seats as close as 10 metres from the border gates. The ceremony started sharp at 6:30 and continued for approx. 30 minutes. The whole environment there... More

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

this is the only border in the world where this ceremony (beating retreat) is being held daily for decades. The way the two armies goad each other, is worth every minute you have spent waiting in the stands. You will never get this sight anywhere else in the world and hence this becomes such an important attraction. Ther are multiple... More

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Real Patriotism kicks in when you stand at Wagah Attari border and see Pakistan. The grand parade ceremony by Indian BSF is a must watch. The true feeling kicks in and kicks in hard that even a scorching sun would not hinder.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Every body should visit Wagah boder atleast one time in their life..... You will feel the Indian inside you....Roaring like a Lion toward the Pakistan border.....

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Nagpur
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Visited wagah border, though the evening sun was troubling as there is no shade, watching the retreat parade with the fun fare like dance, singing and the gate opening was worth watching.. not sure whether would come back for a second time though.. was told that one can collect VIP pass from the BSF Office in town.. not sure how... More

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We hired an auto near the hotel Near the Golden Temple from 1400hrs till we reach back to city. It takes more than hour to reach the place. The entry starts only at 1630hrs. and a large crowd was there. Eateries and shops are available you can take water bottles and small bags inside. The show starts at 0530 and... More

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Mumbai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This was my 2nd visit at Attari-Wagah Border to watch the “Beating Retreat” ceremony. The first time was around 4 years back and we had VIP passes then. This time though, it was the commoners entry. And what a world of difference! While the VIP entry is extremely time and energy saving and offers better seats and view, the action... More

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