The holiest site in Sikhism, the Golden Temple seems to float on the water. It enshrines the holy book, Guru Granth Sahib, which is venerated by pilgrims throughout the day and put to bed at night.
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- Golden Temple of Amritsar
- 31.620045° N, 74.876397° E
- Temple Manager: 0183/255-3953, -3957, or -3958
Information Office: 0183/255-3954
- Date Published
- October 8, 2013
- Last Updated
- April 11, 2015
Construction begins on the Golden Temple of Amritsar in the Punjab, on land donated by the Mughal emperor Akbar.
Golden Temple of Amritsar completed
Completion of the Golden Temple of Amritsar, the holiest site in Sikhism.