Goindwal Sahib, Amritsar


Goindwal Sahib is the first place of Sikh pilgrimage and was developed by Guru Amar Das, the third Sikh Guru who introduced the idea of langar (community kitchen). Guru constructed the Gurudwara and Baoli (well) with 84 steps leading down to it. It is believed that whoever recited the entire Japji prayer of Guru Nanak Dev Ji on each of the 84 steps with a pure heart before bathing in the Baoli would receive spiritual emancipation.

Local Transport

Prepaid taxis, taxis and auto rikshaws are available for local transportation.

How to reach

Nearest airport is Sri Guru Ram Das International Airport. Nearest railway station is Amritsar which is connected to all major stations in India. It is well connected by road network to other cities.

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