Jallianwala Bagh, Punjab

The long list of rulers ruling over the county of India during various period of historical timeline has given and taken lot from this civilization. The parks and gardens were the most common cultural architectures that most of the ruler belonging from variant times & origins had in common. Jallianwala Bagh is such an architecture. The Jallianwala Bagh is a famous public garden filled with flower and manicured layouts founded in the late 18th century AD by the Sikh King Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Jallianwala Bagh is well known for its massacred past. The history of this beautiful garden in Amritsar is written with the blood of the innocents. This historical garden is visited by many to relive the losses and glories of Independence.

The name came from Jalla, the home town of the king. This garden is located in the lane adjoining the famous Golden Temple of Amritsar. However, history of this place is quite dark. In the year 1919 on 13th of April the infamous Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place here. The Brigadier of Jalandhar British Regiment, General Dyer, open fired on a general populace, partaking in a religious ceremony held at the Jallianwala Bagh on the assumption that it was a political insurrection gathering. Many died and many were injured. It was the glowing embers of this incident that later fired up the Indian Independence Movement. The garden is still beautiful, has a memorial stone tower and instances of the actually firing occurred on the bricks of Jallianwala Bagh.

Timings

Jallianwala Bagh open at 06:30 AM to 7:30 PM

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