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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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  • If you visit Amritsar, it certainly is to visit the Golden Temple. Everything that surrounds this ride is not to be missed. Experience fantastic that should not be missed
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  • Akal Takht situated within Golden Temple Premises is the Seat of Sikh Religion. The Building is an Architectural Marvel. One can have the view of Golden Temple and the view is mesmerizing in the night...  more »
  • The Akal Takht is located within the Golden Temple premises, the centre of the Sikh religion. Entry into the Temple has been beautified with construction of heritage walk outside which allows only ped...  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.