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Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar

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The expansive religious complex of Harmandir Sahib represents the holiest pilgrimage site in Sikhism. Built between 1585 and 1604, the complex suffered heavy damage during an Indian Army operation to root out Sikh extremists in 1984. Visit the extensive site and you'll immediately notice the pool surrounding the main temple, said to possess healing powers. Admire the marble base and intricate gilded top portion of the temple, a symbol for Sikhs the world over, and head inside to get a look at the interior, richly decorated with gold and precious stones. Respect the temple's guidelines by removing your shoes, washing your feet, and covering your head before entering. Plan your Harmandir Sahib visit and explore what else you can see and do in Amritsar using our Amritsar day trip website.
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  • We visited Amritsar solely to witness the infamous Golden temple and let me tell you it didn't disappoint. It was every bit amazing as it was told and then more so. We spent our entire evening near... 
    We visited Amritsar solely to witness the infamous Golden temple and let me tell you it didn't disappoint. It was every bit amazing as it was told and then more so. We spent our entire evening near...  more »
  • one of the most peaceful places that I have ever visited. I visited in May and it was quite hot at that time, you are not allowed to take your shoes with them and the floor inside is made of Marbel... 
    one of the most peaceful places that I have ever visited. I visited in May and it was quite hot at that time, you are not allowed to take your shoes with them and the floor inside is made of Marbel...  more »
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  • One of the great places to visit in India and I highly recommend every travellers and every single person living in India to visit there at least once in a lifetime. Such a great place to stay and feel the awesomeness and beauty of India. And every single services is free there and u can have there free meal also. And u must wear a white or yellow coloured cloth on your head its very necessary and highly religious to them so make sure you don't hurt the sentiments of people around there. THANK YOU AND ENJOY YOUR TRIP.
  • Nice place , Beautiful location. This is one of the top places to visit in India. This place will make you at peace. The sheer beauty of it will leave you in awe. One can easily just sit there are gaze the temple. I never felt like leaving the place ever. It is something everyone should experience once in their life and take the blessings.

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