Gurdwara Baba Atal

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Gurudwara, Baba Atal near Golden Temple
ਅਕਾਲ ਤਖ਼ਤ ਸਾਹਿਬ
Baba Atal Amritsar.jpg
Baba Atal
General information
Architectural style Sikh architecture
Town or city Amritsar
Country India
Completed 17th Century

Gurdwara Baba Atal is a famous Gurdwara of Amritsar. Many of the millions of pilgrims that visit the Harimandir Sahib every year do not realise that one of Amritsar’s finest architectural marvels and one of the Sikh religions most poignant places of worship is just a short walk from the famous Harimandir Sahib

Architecture[edit]

Gurdwara Baba Atal Rai, Amritsar

Built some two centuries ago, the Baba Atal Gurdwara is a touching commemoration of the young life of Baba Atal Rai, the son of Guru Hargobind. Its nine storeys echo his nine years of life before his death in 1628.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ G.S., Randhir (1990). Sikh shrines in India. New Delhi: The Director of Publication Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. pp. 13–14. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Gurdwara Baba Atal at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 31°37′02″N 74°52′38″E / 31.61722°N 74.87722°E / 31.61722; 74.87722