Built in 1574, the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib) is located in Amritsar (the state of Punjab, India) and is a place of great beauty and inspiring quietness. The temple is considered to be one of the oldest places of worship for the ‘Sikhs’.
The Golden Temple is known for the Buddhahas spent time at this place in observation. Two thousand years after Buddha’s time,another philosopher, Guru Nanak (1469-1539), came to live and meditate in this peaceful place. Hi is the founder of the Sikh religion.
The Golden Temple is surrounded by a small lake in a thin forest. According to legend this lake has holy water.
On numerous occasions the temple was destroyed by the Moslems, and each time was rebuilt more beautifully by the Sikhs. The temple’s architecture contains both Hindu and Moslem artistic styles representing a unique structure.
You can enter the temple from four different entrances. There is a small museum near the temple, which is reach in different subscripts representing earlier Indian culture and three holy trees.
The entire top of the temple is completed of pure gold and which adds a lot of vanity and beauty to the entire temple.