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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. To visit Akal Takht on your trip to Amritsar, use our Amritsar vacation generator.
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  • best ever vacation . all we did was excellent . Hotel was good, drivers were excellent and the vegetarian food was awesome.  more »
  • Akal Takht is one of the five seats of Sikh religious authority.Akal takht is a five-storey modern structure,adorned with marble and a gold-leafed dome.It also serves as the central altar for Sikh pol...  more »
  • A Divine blessing... A must visit for any believer... And even if you arent - do experience the surreal aura.  more »
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  • The highest and one of the five temporal seats of sikhism which guides the community, gives decision regarding to political and social matters of religions. The decision of Akal Takht is biding to every sikh present in this planet. Though in past many intruders have attacked it and tried to demolish it but after every attack it was built more grand, more magnificient. It houses two swords as given by Guru Hargobind Sahib ji (miri and piri) i.e one for political justice and other one for social justice. P.s: If you think i misspelled anything or didn't gave proper respect . Please tell me so that i can edit my review.
  • One of five takhts (seats of power) of the Sikh . built by Guru Hargobind Sahib as a place of justice.. five story structure with marble inlay and a gold-leafed dome... Its a good Site to visit for if visiting Golden Temple.. Nice,Clean and people are very generous
  • Wheguru ji di apaar bakhsish hegi shikh dharm de uute akal takhat sahib ji
  • wahe Guruji da khalsa wahe guruji ki fatten. Great Gurudwara one of the seats sikh tempolistic power. great temple of a great religion
  • The Akal Takht stands in the Darbar Sahib facing Sri Harmandir Sahib, now famous as the Golden Temple.