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Akal Takht

Address: Harmandir Sahib Complex | Opp. Darshani Deohri, Amritsar 143001, India
Phone Number: 919914404090
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Ranked #3 of 38 Attractions in Amritsar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks

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Bhopal, India
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Out of 5 Takhts in India for Sikh Religion, Akal Takht is the most sacred place. This is the first Takht and is situated inside Golden Temple, Amritsar. There must be more than one lakh devotees visiting Golden Temple every day to take the blessings from Akal Takht.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

It's right next to Golden Temple nd everyone should visit it once....the Sikh people can come nd see how Panthak(religious) decisions are taken nd Non believers can visit it for a unique understanding of a operating procedures of Sikh religion. It's like Vatican City for Catholics except it looks after Sikh religion's affairs around the world....A very interesting fact:- "Any... More 

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Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
55 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

a peaceful place to be. Go watch the weapons used by the Sikh Gurus and Martyrs daily on display and explained after evening prayers (Rehras) abt 6ish pm

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Agra, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This place is the temporal seat of the Sikh community ,all the diktats for the community originate here,During the time of sixth Sikh Guru two Flags and Two swords respectively of Miri and Piri-Worldly and spiritual,came into existence,and you can see both the flags outside the Akhal Takht,yes this is the place targeted by the Indian Military during operation Blue... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Part of the Golden Temple complex the Akal Takht sits on the eastern side. When I first visited Amritsar this building was not in use after Bluestar so when i visited this time it was a must visit part of my trip. I spent a lot of time in and around the building and was alllowed to access most areas.... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This building is a part of Harmandir Saheb aka golden temple. The feeling u get after entering the premises is un describable.must Once in life time

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Kanpur
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A very hush-hush place. It houses symbolic Meeri-Peeri swords of Guru Gobind Singh ji and other relics of the past. It is the seat of high command of Sikh religion. This place has been giving guidance to the religion from time immemorial. A very revered place amongst the Sikhs.

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Amritsar, India
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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

divine very nice place , you can have a view of golden temple from here and apart from that you can see historical sikhism weapons

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It was a pleasant experience to be there and have the experience The whole experience is worth going there for. One must understand the history and get an whole experience.

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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

one of the most beautiful gurdwaras i have ever had the privilege to visit. the atmosphere is amazing and my faith was reignited

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