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Visit Golden Temple

Irrespective of caste, creed, community, race, gender and ethnicity, the Golden Temple in Amritsar opens door to millions of devotees from India and its far off lands. It is a mesh of sublime peace, utter religious tolerance, outstanding natural beauty and enormous faith and belief in God. Golden Temple in Amritsar is the most revered Sikh Gurudwara in India which was founded by the fourth guru Ram Das in the year 1577.  

Irrespective of caste, creed, community, race, gender and ethnicity, the Golden Temple in Amritsar opens door to millions of devotees from India and its far off lands. It is a mesh of sublime peace, utter religious tolerance, outstanding natural beauty and enormous faith and belief in God. Golden Temple in Amritsar is the most revered Sikh Gurudwara in India which was founded by the fourth guru Ram Das in the year 1577.

Elegant marble work with flower and animal motifs define the temple as a representation of Hindu and Islamic architecture. The shimmering second level of the gurudwara encapsulated in gold panels and a pure gold- made dome at the top are artificial marvels that delight tourists time and again. Guru Granth Sahib, the holiest text of Sikh religion is kept inside its main hall which is open for worship to people from all walks of life. The water of the Sarovar surrounding the Gurudwara is not only clean and pristine, but also absolutely sacred and filled with healing powers.

Several other physical factors that attribute to the rise of tourism in Amritsar, especially Golden temple are:

  • it can be easily accessed by road, rail and air from anywhere in India,
  • it is situated right at the heart of Amritsar,
  • lots of hotels and restaurants are located near the temple complex and
  • local markets of Amritsar are easily accessible from the temple.
Despite the temple witnessing massive guests from round the world throughout the day, its complex remain absolutely peaceful and serene where only the devotional hymns and prayers dedicated to the Guru is heard.


 

Timing

Open 24 hours

PREFFERED BY

God Lovers ,Nirvana Seekers, Experience Seekers

TIME SPENT

1-2 hours

ENTRY FEE

No Entry Fee

Attractions near Amritsar

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Pilgrimage
  • Altitude

    218 m
  • STD Code

    0183
  • Best Season

    Throughout the year
  • State/Code

    /143001
  • LANGUAGES

    Punjabi, Hindi, English