The Golden Temple, Punjab, India

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About The Golden Temple

The Golden Temple Amritsar India (Sri Harimandir Sahib Amritsar) isn't just an important religious spot of the Sikhs, yet it is also known as one of Amritsar's most striking tourist destinations. It also represents an exceptional, legacy of the Sikhs. The Golden Temple portrays amazing Sikh architecture and its beauty is truly fascinating.


Things to do in The Golden Temple Amritsar

1. Sighting 

Viewing the Golden Temple is always great to treat for the eyes & soul. The place is so beautiful that even at night it looks amazing and fills one with wonderful memories.

2. Eat Together

Free meals are provided to visitors belonging to all religions. On average, around 75,000 people eat a free meal here on daily basis. However, only vegetarian food is served. Hygiene is given a lot of importance. 

3. Volunteer

The golden temple Amritsar employs about 300 Sewadars though 90% of the working staff is made up of volunteers. sewadar helps the gurudwara management by giving prasad to a devotee at Golden Temple. 

4. Feel the lake atmosphere

The golden temple is also famous for its ‘Sarovar’. The gurdwara is built around a man-made pool that was completed by the fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ram Das, in 1577. Its lake atmosphere is simply amazing which attracts tourists apart from the pilgrimage.


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Golden Temple Amritsar Timings

Monday      : 4:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday     : 4:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Wedesday  : 4:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Thursday   : 4:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday       : 4:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday   : 4:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday     : 4:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.


Darshan is free for everyone.


Golden Temple Amritsar Address

Golden Temple Road, Atta Mandi, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab 143006


How to reach Golden Temple, Amritsar

By Air  

Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport, 10 km away from The golden temple, is very much connected with the rest parts of the nation and the world by various networks of flights.

By Train

Amritsar railway station is very much connected to every one of the significant urban communities in Punjab alongside other Indian urban communities and towns. There are continuous trains for Amritsar from Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Agra, Chandigarh, and Kolkata, among others.

By Road

There are a few states just as private run transports working from Delhi (460 km), Dharamsala (186 km), Dalhousie (176 km), Jammu (200 km), and Shimla (315 km). The G.T Road joins Delhi and Amritsar.

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