Golden Temple

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    Location: Golden temple rd, Atta Mandi, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab 143006, India.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2-3 hours

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    The golden temple is spiritual the most significant shrine and its also known as Harmandir Sahib. Golden temple is the ship people’s temple and its preeminent spiritual site of Sikhism. This temple was completed in 1581 December. The Gurdwara is built around a man-made pool, which was completed by the fourth Sikh Guru in 1577.


    Golden temple is the most famous temple in India. This temple is more beautiful than you will hear. After going to this temple you can feel the holiness of this place. The environment of this place is so quiet and peaceful and that’s the best thing I think. After the visit and praise the Lord, you can seat in this temple for hours to hours doing nothing you feel like you are in Heaven. The sunrise and sunset views from this place are the best thing you have ever experienced I can assure you.

    And all these things attract all the people very much.

    In this place, there are nearby many attractions places and these are:

    1. Jallianwala Bagh.
    2. Wagah Border.
    3. Durgiana Temple.
    4. Akal Takht.
    5. Tarn Taran.


    A picturesque view at golden temple.

    The land which became Amritsar and houses the Harimandir Sahib was chosen by Guru Amar Das and he is the third Guru of the Sikh tradition and it was called Guru Da Chakk. So after he had asked his discipline, Ram Das, to find land to start a new town with a man-made pool which is the Central point. In 1574 Guru Ram Das succeeded  Guru Amar Das and Guru Ram Das founded the town which came to be known as Ramdaspur.

    During the time of Guru Arjan Financed by donations and constructed through voluntary work, Ramdaspur town expanded and this town grew to become the city of Amritsar and the area grew into the temple complex.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Harimandir Sahib at the Golden temple complex, Amritsar, India.

    This temple is an open house for all worship people and it has a square plan with four entrances and a circumambulation path around the pool. In this temple, there is a complex which is a collection of buildings around the sanctum and the pool and one of these is Akal Takht which is the chief center of the religious authority of Sikhism. The building includes a clock tower and a free Sikh community-run kitchen that serves a simple vegetarian meal to all visitors without discrimination.

    Opening Hours

    4:00 am to 11:00 pm is the visiting time of this temple. To avoid rushing you can visit this temple in the morning time.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There are no entry fees for this temple It’s free of cost for all visitors.

    How to Reach

    By air: Nearby airport from this temple is Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport. This airport is so good and the flights are also. So you can easily reach there by air.

    By rail: Amritsar Junction is the nearest railway station to this temple. So after reaching this temple you can take a taxi to reach this temple easily.

    By road: By road is the best way to reach this temple. You can hire a car or take a bus to reach this temple directly and that’s very easy way and comfortable also.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should carry your necessary things


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes It’s safe.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in this temple and it’s free of cost.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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