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“An absolute disappointment!!! Horrid mistake ”
Review of Wagah Border

Wagah Border
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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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Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

An event that we were all looking forward too.. Ended even before it started!!!!!!!! Horrible to say the least. No shade! No fan! No water! No basic respect for elderly and little children. Disrespectful BSF jawans..throwing babies food in the name of security!! There was no disaster management processes in place. Stampede common. From the entry itself men and women are separated.. So you cannot keep track of your family members. Completely shocked.. Will never in my life come here and never recommend too. Pls save yourself of the torture. Cannot forgive the BSF for this horrible horrible show. Not even worth rating.

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Reviewed August 14, 2014

A famous ceremony on the India Pakistan border takes place every evening. Arrive early to get decent seats. It's quite a long tuk tuk ride from the city of Amritsar. The ceremony itself is quite entertaining though perhaps a little odd! The guards wear traditional outfits and march in an increasingly furious manner. Worth a look!

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Reviewed August 13, 2014

The place was filled with enthusiastic Indians of all age from all states. Waiting in the sweltering heat for the customary handshake was a little too tiresome. One certainly must visit this place in the winter.

The fan-fare was good with people signing patriotic songs etc.

A good experience to be a part of this ceremony.

Kudos to all the CRPF, military men who work to make this happen and who are working towards ensuring that our country is safe.

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Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is a must if you go to Amritsar, you could be able to feel the emotion and nostalgia of two countries that once were one. U gotta live it. Take sun protecto

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Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

It is 45 mins from amritsar city. It is open for all Indians and foreigners. There is specials arrangements for foreigners. Even for Indians you can register by filling application in the morning and get seat reserved near to gate, near to seating arrangement of foreigners.
The entry gate opens at 4.30 pm but there will be big queue by that time. The ceremony starts at 6.30 pm and finishes at 7 pm. Wear lighter clothes as it will be very hot and place to sit for general is concrete.
It is great to see BSF officers in action for retreat ceremony.
As per their rules eatables, hand bags, pouch, etc. are not allowed inside but sometimes they allow.

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