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About Golden Temple- Harmandir Sahib

Sri Harmandir Sahib meaning The Abode of God, informally called as the Golden Temple is the holiest of Sikh temples in the world. The temple was first built in the 16th century and later was rebuilt in the year 1764. The temple is called as Golden temple because of the gold that covers the upper floors, and the dome. Temple's inner walls are covered with semi-precious stones, glasswork, frescoes and Meenakari work. The architecture style of the temple represents both Hindu and Muslim artistic styles yet accounts for a unique coevolution of the two. The Granth Sahib- the holy book of the Sikh religion is kept in the main temple during the day and shifted to the Akal Takht at night. The holy book is a compilation of devotional poems, prayers, and hymns composed by the ten Sikh gurus and several other Muslim and Hindu saints. The temple is famous for the Langar, which serves free food to more than 25,000 people every day. It is compulsory for the visitors to cover their heads and remove their shoes.

Pro Tip: It is compulsory for the visitors to cover their heads and remove their shoes.

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  • Best Time to Visit Anytime
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 3 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family
  • Not Allowed Footwear
  • Allowed Camera, Video

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