one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib: Anandpur sahib is a city in Ropar, Punajb. This city is surrounded by scenic beauty of Himalayas.

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

Hello everyone today I Rahat Arora sharing with you the important sacred places of Sikhs Anandpur Sahib.

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

Anandpur sahib is also known as “the holy City of Bliss,” and is located just 4 km away in south west of Satluj River. This city was founded in 1665 by the ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur when he bought portion of land. Guru Tegh Bahadur raised new habitation on the bank of Makhowal. On 19 june 1665 this ground was broken by by Baba Gurditta. Then the new village was named as “Chakk Nanaki” after the Guru’s mother, Nanaki and later on this place came to be known as “Anandpur Sahib”.

Ways to reach Anandpur Sahib: there are different ways to reach here:

By Air: To reach here by Air the nearest airport is Chandigarh Airport in Chandigarh from which aerial distance to Anandpur Sahib is just 65 km.

By Railways: To reach here by railways the nearest raliways station is also Chandigrah Railway Station. There are 2 direct  trains that runs from Chandigarh to Anandpur Sahib these trains are Uhl Janshatabdi (12057) and Hw Uhl Link Jsh (12063). The distance of Anandpur Sahib from Chandigarh is 107 km.

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

By Road: To reach here by road this city is just 90 km from Chandigarh. So you need to reach Chandigarh and then you have to travel 90 km by road. There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Anandpur Sahib.

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

 

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

Festivals and Fairs held at Anandpur Sahib:

Every year here is the occasion of Hola Mohalla. This tradition back to the times of 10th sikh guru Guru Gobind Singh Ji who said that on the occasion of the festival of Holi will be the occasion for the display of the martial spirit of his people. He gave this festival of Holi the Sikh name of ‘Hola Mohalla‘. Each year more than 1 lakh devotees from all over the country came here to celebrate the festival of colour Hola Mohalla and this fair is for three days .

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

Some important spots of  Anandpur Sahib  that you love to visit:

Gurudwara Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib: This place is central place of Anandpur Sahib. This place is the birth place of Khalsa. The discovery of Khalsa took place here. This holy place is key to one of the Temporal Authorities (Five Takhats) of Sikhism.

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

Gurudwara Sisganj Sahib: This is the gurudwara from where the “Head of Guru Teg Bahadur” was cremated. The Martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur held in Delhi on November 11, 1675 from here Guru  Teg Bahadur singh  Sahib’s Head was brought  from Gurudwara Bibangarh, Kiratpur Sahib by Bhai Jaita (Bhai Jeewan Singh) and his associates.

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

Gurdwara Guru Ka Mahal: This gurudwara was the first building of of Chak Nanaki at Anandpur Sahib. The foundation of this place was laid by Guru Gobind Singh, Mata Gujri, Mata Jit Kaur, Mata Sundar Kaur, Mata Sahib Kaur and four Sahibzadas of Guru Sahibs had been living here.

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

Gurdwara Bhora Sahib, Gurdwara Manji Sahib and Gurdwara Damdama Sahib are part of Gurdwara Guru Ka Mahal Complex.

Gurdwara Bhora Sahib: This gurudwara  was the residence of Guru Teg Bahadur.

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

Gurdwara Manji Sahib : This gurudwara  is on the northern side of Takhat Shri Kesh Garh Sahib where  Guru Gobind Singh used to train his sons which  was used as playground; wrestling and other competitions were held here.

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

Gurdwara Damdama Sahib: This gurduwara here Guru Teg Bahadur used to perform the functions of Akal Takhat Sahib.

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

Gurudwara Sri Hargobindsar Sahib:  This gurudwara  is one of the most scenic and beautiful Gurudwaras in town which  is at the historical village Dadhi hardly a kilometre from Kiratpur Sahib.

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

Gurdwara Shaeedhi Bagh:  During the  early days of eighteenth century this place was a big garden during  war between Sikh Army and Bilaspur Army where many Sikh soldiers laid their lives  in this garden, hence this place is termed as Gurdwara Shaeedhi Bagh which is located on the road between Takhat Shri Kesh Garh Sahib & Kila Anand Garh Sahib.

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

one of the most important sacred place of Sikhs Anandpur sahib

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Hello everyone, I am Rahat Arora, I like to explore and capture good travel memories. Being travel lover I am also (travel blogger) through which I share my experience about places with the combination of exploring the place, culture and cuisines. So, I hope you all like my travel experience.

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