Golden Temple (Amritsar, India) Reviews
Description:Sightseeing Type: Churches / Temples / The most revered religious center in Sikhism.
Newest Review: ... because the outside of the temple and the floors inside it are coated with real gold. The temple is considered holy because the original and ancient religious text of Sikhism, the Guru Granth Sahib, is kept there. The Golden Temple was built at the instruction of Sikh leaders in order to welcome and provide sanctuary for all people, and there are four entrances to the temple to represent ... more
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by - written on 02/05/11 (Very useful, 23 readings)
I'll be frank here and point out that I was glad when my first visit to India, comprised of 3 weeks in total, was over. I stayed in a village with relatives in the Punjab for part of the time, and travelled around North India for the rest of it. On our final day in India I was more than glad to leave- in fact I was yearning to be back in Britain. My parents however had other ideas. The airport we had to fly back from was in Amritsar, and this, they pointed out, was 'near' The Golden Temple, which none of us had visited before. They meant 'near' in Indian terms though, as it was actually more than a 3 hour drive away. I reluctantly agreed to visit the temple with them, ... Read the complete review
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