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Akal Takht

Harmandir Sahib Complex | Opp. Darshani Deohri, Amritsar 143001, India
+91 99144 04090
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The seat of Almighty !!

The word "Akal" means time-less(often used for Almighty-God). "Takht" means throne where kings and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BalkrishnaShroff
,
mumbai
Holiest place

Akal takhat is the highest seat for giving justice to maintain sikhism by people of faith. If... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
sks3010
,
Faridabad, India
via mobile
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“sikh religion” (39 reviews)
“holy place” (30 reviews)
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Harmandir Sahib Complex | Opp. Darshani Deohri, Amritsar 143001, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The word "Akal" means time-less(often used for Almighty-God). "Takht" means throne where kings and emperors sit. Thus Akal Takht means "The seat of Almighty". The highest temporal seat of Sikhism was founded by the Sixth Sikh Guru Har Gobind Sahib Ji in the year 1609....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Akal takhat is the highest seat for giving justice to maintain sikhism by people of faith. If somebody plays with the norms of sikhism, Akal takhat is the seat where he is listened and judgement is passed without appeal in any court of justice. This...More

Thank sks3010
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a little misleading to see the Akal Takht listed as a separate attraction from the Golden Temple as it sits within the temple complex. The Akal Takht is white building that faces the causeway to the temple and is where the holy book is...More

Thank Koshkha
Reviewed 1 week ago

An integral and interesting part of the Golden Temple complex. The Sikh Holy Book is returned here every evening in a ceremony that is worth attending.

Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole complex is preserved and cleanliness is a priority for the staff employed. Plenty to see and enjoy including a "lungar" where one gets free meals.

Thank Virender P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is part of the Golden temple complex and is located near the Amrit Sarovar. Is a holy place (Gurudrwara) and all devotees visiting the complex go here also to offer prayers.

Thank webtriptourist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is very close to Golden temple complex, There is a museum inside v which is educative and informative

Thank Jalaramaaih V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place holds a special significance of the sikh community and can be visited easily when you visit the golden temple

Thank Jaspinder K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One must go post diwali to see the beautiful lighting at golden temple and see historical places like akal takht

Thank monichawla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People literally push each other in the lines to move. No control by the staff to control the mobs. Need to establish some rules.

Thank aiwaw
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