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Akal Takht, Amritsar

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Admire the Sikh architecture of Akal Takht, one of five seats of the Jathedars, the highest Sikh spokespeople. This takht originally dates from the 17th century, when Guru Hargobind had it constructed to demonstrate his sovereignty. Although the structure sustained heavy damaged by the Indian army during a 1984 military operation, the Sikhs restored it in 1995. Observe the grandiose building's gold-leaf dome, and step inside to take in the spiritual atmosphere and vibrant decor. Put Akal Takht at the forefront of your travel plans using our Amritsar trip maker app .
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  • We arrived at dusk and therefore saw this both before and after it was illuminated. It is truly amazing and even more so once lit up. Just walking around the Tank and looking at all the different plac...  more »
  • The pride of every sikh. All political dicisions was taken here in ancient times of sikh history. Now a days also all important dicisions regarding khalsa panth are taken here.  more »
  • isn't it really amazing to visit some place that soothes your soul and mind, the surroundings are too clean and calm  more »
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  • some places in India are beyond these Google Maps ratings. And this temple is one among them. British people, made fun of Sardars by cracking Sardarji jokes. And we idiots, Indians, still make fun of the Sikhs. The true patriots of this great nation are these Sikhs. Hats off to them. The temple is well constructed and managed. The hospitality can be seen in any of their temples, in their dining hall. The place is always crowded, hence not ideal for meditation. But you will enjoy every second that you spend here. If my review is useful, click on LIKE below.
  • Waheguru ji da khalsa,Waheguru ji di fateh. In the front of Golden Temple a gurudwara sahib namely Akal Takhat in this the holy book of sikh Shri Guru Granth Sahib ji is sent here for Sleep. This is one of the famous five Takhts of sikhs.
  • Some places in India are beyond these Google Maps ratings. And this temple is one among them. British people, made fun of Sardars by cracking Sardarji jokes. And we idiots, Indians, still make fun of the Sikhs. The true patriots of this great nation are these Sikhs. Hats off to them. The temple is well constructed and managed. The hospitality can be seen in any of their temples, in their dining hall. The place is always crowded, hence not ideal for meditation. But you will enjoy every second that you spend here. If my review is useful, click on LIKE below.
  • After the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth Sikh Guru his predecessor and son Guru Hargobind, the sixth Sikh Guru decided to establish a seat of power where the decisions of the Guru could be announced and the disputes of the followers could be resolved. He motivated his followers to gift weapons to face the injustice of the rulers of the land at that time. He trained his followers about use of weapons. He also infused spirit among his followers to face the tyranny of the rulers. He was the first saint warrior Sikh Guru.
  • Highest takhat of Sikhism there all political decisions are made for the whole khalsa panth which every sikh should obey. This place is just opposite to the golden temple and darshni deodi. Visit this place also when u visit golden temple. Guru granth sahib ji maharaj's sukhasan room is here In side it. Guru granth sahib ji is taken back to Hari mandir sahib in morning in palki at the time of prakash
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