15 Sikh Gurudwara Sahibs You Must Visit Before You Die

1Akal Takht Sahib & Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple)

Sri Harmandir Sahib is also known as Golden Temple situated in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India. Fourth Sikh Guru, Dhan Sri Guru Ram Das Ji founded Amritsar City, and The Fifth Sikh Guru, Dhan Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji designed and built the Harmandir Sahib.

Akal Takhat is one of the five Takht of Sikhs situated beside Harmandir Sahib in Golden Temple complex. The Akal Takht is the highest of all Sikhs Takht and was built by Sahib Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji as a place of Justice, and spiritual issues can be addressed for Sikhs.

It is a prime tourist destination, and the massive langar or the community kitchen provides food to thousands of visitors every day.

2Takht Sachkhand Sri Hazur Sahib

Takht Sachkhand Sri Hazur Sahib is the famous Sikh place of worship at Nanded, Maharastra, India. It is the place where Guru Gobind Singh Ji gives the Guruship to Guru Granth Sahib Ji and left this world in 1708. Maharaja Ranjit Singh built this place in 1837. Historical Sikh Gurudwara Sahib near Hazur Sahib; Gurudwara Nagina Ghat Sahib, Gurdwara Banda Ghat, Gurudwara Sangat Sahib, Gurudwara Maltekri Sahib, Gurudwara Hira Ghat Sahib, Gurdwara Mata Sahib, Gurudwara Shikar Ghat Sahib.

3Takht Shri Keshgarh Sahib

Takht Shri Keshgarh Sahib located in the Anandpur Sahib, Punjab, India. It is one of the most important Sikh places of worship and is one of five Seat of Temporal Authority of Sikhs. Tenth Guru Sahib resided at this location for about 25 years, and it is a place where Khalsa was born in 1699 Baisakhi.

4Takht Sri Damdama Sahib

One of the five Takhat Sahib of the Sikhs, Gurudwara Damdama Sahib, is situated near Bathinda, Punjab, India in a village called Sabo Ki Talwandi. It is a place where Guru Gobind Singh Ji stayed for a year and complete the full version of Guru Granth Sahib Ji in 1706. The Damdama Sahib was officially recognized as Takhat in 1966 by SGPC. Guru Sahib came here after the battle of Muktsar Sahib and took rest at this place; it is the reason why this place called Damdama Sahib.

5Takht Sri Patna Sahib

The Takhat Patna Sahib is located in Patna, Bihar, India. Guru Gobind Singh Ji was born at this place in 1666. Guru Nanak Dev Ji and Guru TegBahadur Ji also visits Patna. The Gurudwara Sahib was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh, who also built many other famous Sikh Gurudwara and Places. Guru Gobind Singh Ji spent nearly 7-8 years here before moving to Anandpur Sahib.

6Gurudwara Sri Nankana Sahib

Nankana Sahib is located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev Ji Born Here in 1469, Guru Sahib spent their 15 years here in Rai-Bhoi-Di-Talwandi. Several Sikh shrines are located near the Main Gurudwara Sahib

Gurudwara Patti Sahib where Guru Ji learns lessons of Hindi, Persian and accounting. Gurudwara Bal Lila where Guru Ji played with other children’s. Kiara Sahib where Guru Nanak Dev Ji tended his father’s cattle.

7Gurudwara Sri Hemkunt Sahib

Gurudwara Sri Hemkunt Sahib situated in Uttrakhand, India. It is one of the highest Sikh place of worship located at the height of 16k feet. The tenth Sikh Guru Sahib-E-Kamal Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji meditated at this place in his previous life as per written in Dasam Granth. It is a place where Waheguru Ji ordered Tenth Guru to take birth in the world again. Seven mountain peaks surround the Gurudwara Sahib, and a Nishan Sahib embellishes each cliff. It is accessible only between June and October.

8Gurudwara Sri Paonta Sahib

Gurudwara Sri Paonta Sahib is situated in Paonta Sahib, District of Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh near on the bank of Yamuna river. It is a place where Tenth Guru Sahib at the age of 19 fought their first battle (Battle of Bhangani) and defeat Bhim Chand and Fateh Shah. Guru Gobind Singh Ji dismounted his horse first at this place at the age of 16 in search of a place to settle down that’s why the place is named Paonta Sahib. Sahibzade Ajit Singh Ji was also born in the Paonta Sahib.

9Gurudwara Sri Bangla Sahib

Gurudwara Sri Bangla Sahib is a most well known Gurudwara Sahib in the World, situated in the New Delhi, India. The eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan Ji had stayed in this place on the request Raja Jai Singh. The place where Gurudwara Sahib is situated now was a bungalow of Raja Jai Singh when Guru Sahib stayed theirs. During that time, there was a terrible epidemic of smallpox and cholera; The Eighth Guru helped sufferer by giving them water from the well of Sarovar. Guru Harkrishan Ji passed away at this place in 1661.

10Gurudwara Sri Manikaran Sahib

Gurudwara Manikaran Sahib is situated on the river of Parvati in Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh India. The first Sikh Guru Nanak Dev Ji visits this place with Bhai Mardana Ji. It is a place where Guru Nanak lift a rock, and a hot spring appeared. Today all the = Gurudwara Sahib Langar cooked in this hot spring.

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11Gurudwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib

Gurudwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib consists of several great Gurudwara Sahibs located near Sirhind, in a city of Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab, India. It is a place of Guru Gobind Singh Ji younger son’s martyrdom. Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji & Sahibzada Jorawar Singh Ji were bricked up alive by Sirhind governor Wazir Khan. Some Sikh Gurudwara (Gurudwara Bhora Sahib, Gurudwara Burj Mata Gujri, Gurudwara Shahid Ganj, Todar Mal Jain Hall) also located in Main Gurudwara Complex.

12Sikh Gurudwara Sri Sis Ganj Sahib

Gurudwara Sri Sis Ganj Sahib is located in Chandni Chowk, Delhi. The martyrdom site of 9th Sikh Guru, Dhan Sri Guru Tegbahadur Ji, Guru Sahib was beheaded on the orders of Aurangzeb in 1965. Baghel Singh built this place in 1783.

13Gurudwara Sri Panja Sahib

Gurudwara Sri Panja Sahib is a prominent Sikh worship place located in Hasan Abdal, Pakistan. First Sikh Guru Dhan Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji visits this place with Bhai Mardana. Guru Nanak sent bhai Mardana to Wali Qandhari for some water which is at the top of the hill. Wali refuses to give the water. Guru Ji put aside a nearby rock from which a pure water came out and start flowing, while Wali’s fountain dried up. Angry Wali threw a big rock from the top of the mountain towards the guru. Guru Nanak Dev Ji stopped the rock with his hand leaving his hand print in the stone.

14Gurdwara Sri Bauli Sahib, Goindwal Sahib

Gurudwara Sri Baoli Sahib or Goindwal Sahib located in Taran Taran near the banks of Beas river, Punjab, India. Third Sikh Guru Dhan Sri Guru Amar Das Ji stayed here for 33 years. Guru Sahib established 84 steps (Baoli) here. Sikhs believed by reciting Japji Sahib at each step of the 84 steps provide Moksha and liberate us from 84 lakhs cycle of life.

15Gurdwara Katalgarh Sahib

Gurudwara Katalgarh Sahib situated in Chamkaur Sahib, Punjab, India. It is a place where the primary battle of the battle of Chamkaur is fought between Mughals and Sikhs face to face. Sahibzada Ajit Singh Ji and Sahibzada Jujhar Singh Ji martyrdom at this place during the fight.