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Golden Temple Pilgrimage Tours
Golden Temple Pilgrimage Tours
Golden Temple Amritsar also popular known as the Darbar Sahib or the Harmandir Sahib is one of the most famous religious destination of the Sikhs and is also frequented by the Hindus. Golden Temple langar holds the honor of being the largest free kitchen in the world. Operating 24x7, Golden Temple langar ensures nobody leaves the premises of Golden Temple Amritsar hungry.
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Golden Temple History
Golden Temple history suggests that the construction of this beautiful monument was started in 1574 AD and initially a temple was built on the forest land that was surrounded by a small lake. According the Golden Temple history, the construction of the present day shrine was started by fourth sikh guru, Guru Ram Das and the construction was completed by his successor Guru Arjan. The Golden Temple history suggests that it was in 1604 that Guru Arjan completed penning down of Adi Granth, the religious books of Sikh and installed it in Golden Temple Amritsar. The pages of Golden Temple history shows that it was Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Punjab who got the temple covered using a layer of Gold in the 19th century which gave the temple its name, Golden Temple.
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A trip to this religious shrine is incomplete without eating food at Golden Temple langar that feeds almost 80,000 people daily and twice the number on the weekends. Golden Temple langar makes use of almost 12 tons of flour,1700 pounds of onion and 330 pounds of red chilies in preparing the meal. People enjoy a lovely vegetarian meal and also cook or wash utensils after enjoying the sumptuous meals in Golden Temple langar.
Golden Temple Timings
Winter Golden Temple timings are from 8 am to 7PM while summer Golden Temple timings are from 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM. Golden Temple timings may change during festivals and special occassions
Things To Do During Your Visit To Golden Temple Amritsar
Plan a trip to wagah border while you are planning a trip to Golden Temple
How To Reach Amritsar
Air:- Raja Sani International airport serves Amritsar and is well connected through various domestic flights
Rail:- Amritsar lies on the main rail line from delhi
Road:- Amritsar is well connected to Delhi by grant trunk karnal road and you can reach the city by catching a bus from ISBT
Best Time To Go And Visit Amritsar
One can plan a visit to Golden Temple Amritsar all the year round. Though if you want to enjoy the real festivities, visit the temple on guru nanak jayanti, baisakhi and other major festivals of Sikhs.
Where To Stay During Golden Temple Amritsar
One can find numerous luxurious and budget accommodations in Amritsar. There are government guesthouses and circuit house also present in Amritsar.
Phone Number To Help You Book Golden Temple Amritsar Tours
To know more about the Golden Temple timings and for finding accommodation in the premises speak to Temple Manage on 0183/255-3953/3957/3958