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1. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is one of the most well-known Gurudwara which is situated near Connaught Place in New Delhi.  Connaught Place is one of the most famous places in Delhi. The place where the Gurudwara now stands was once magnificent Bungalow of Raja Jai Singh is Amber of Jaipur. Guru Sri Harkrishan the 8th guru of the Sikhs, whenever visited over here he stayed in his haveli as a guest of Raja Jai Singh. When Guru Harkrishan stayed in Delhi there was a terrible epidemic of cholera and smallpox. Guru spent most of his time in serving the humble, the sick and the destitute, rather than staying in the safety of Jai Singh’s home.  He distributed medicines, food, and clothes to the needy. Soon he too contracted smallpox and died of the disease in 1664 before reaching his eighth birthday. Raja Jai Singh built a tank in the memory of Guru Har Krishan. The most famous and popular feature of this place is pond inside its complex, known as the “Sarovar“.  Most of the devotees take bath and also keep in their house. Raja Jai Singh’s bungalow was renovated into a gurudwara, popularly known as Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. The building is stunning with white marble and gold decoration. It has a quite simple and large main hall covered by a small golden dome with a sculpted bronze. This is one of the famous gurudwaras in Delhi. It is a place where everyone is equal and no one special.

Famous Gurudwaras in DelhiTips To Know

  • Entry is Free
  • Gurudwara is open 24 hours a day.
  • You also need to cover your head while entering the gurudwara premises.
  • Before entering the gurudwara premises you need to remove your shoes.
  • The nearest metro station is Patel Chowk which falls on the Yellow Line of the Delhi Metro.
  • Address: Ashoka Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi, 110001, India

2. Sis Ganj Gurudwara

Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib built in Chandni Chowk area of Old Delhi, where the ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur put to death on the orders of the Mughal on Wednesday, November 24, 1675, Aurangzeb, for refusing to convert to Islam. Actually, Aurangzeb wanted from  Guru Teg Bahadur  Ji to leave Sikhism religion and get the change to Islam. Then Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji refused for the religious conversion. Aurangzeb gave him the option of opting for the religion of they will cut their head. Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji opted for the second option. At that time Aurangzeb cut Guru Ji’s sis or head and said that when Guru Tegh Bahadur died, no one dares to pick his body. Suddenly, it started raining heavily. Before his body reveals to the public, it was stolen by one of his disciples.  Lakhi Shah Vanjara one of the disciples brought Guru Ji’s body to his house and the burnt his house to cremate the Guru’s body. This Place marked another Gurudwara, Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib. This is one of the famous Gurudwaras in Delhi.  They took Guru’s head to Chakk Nanaki in Anandpur Sahib.

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Tips To Know

  • You have to cover your head when entering the gurudwara.
  • The nearest metro station is the Chandni Chowk.
  • Open on All Days.
  • Opening hours 12:00 AM to  11:30 PM.
  • The Best time to visit Sis Ganj Gurudwara  7:00 AM to  7:00 PM.

3. Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib

Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib was constructed in the year 1732, by Lakhi Banjara, one of the followers of martyred Sikh Guru Teg Bahadur who also performed his last rites. There is an interesting story attached to Rakabganj Gurudwara of New Delhi. The story behind this, Lakhi ran away to his home with the body of Guruji. Lakhi cremated the headless body of the Guruji in his house. It had said that in order to avoid suspicion, he did not make a fire. Or maybe, he put the body of the guru inside the bed in his home and then burnt the entire house.  It’s believed that the Rakab Ganj Gurdwara of Delhi was built on the same site where the house of Lakhi was stood, in the tribute of the event. It is also one of the famous Gurudwaras in Delhi. This is the place where people from any religion can come and pray together.

The building surrounded by a lovely garden. There is an entrance on each of the four sides of the Gurudwara
indicates the fact that it welcomes people of all caste and creed.

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During the evening, the Gurudwara gleams with thousands of lights that add to the magnificence of this shrine. This imposing Gurudwara made up of gleaming white marble that adds to the beauty of the place.

TIPS TO KNOW

  • Location- It is Near to Parliament House, Sansad Marg, Janpath.
  • The nearest Metro Station is Patel Chowk.
  • Entry is Free
  • Gurudwara is open 24 hours a day.
  • You also need to cover your head while entering the gurudwara premises.

4. GURUDWARA NANAK PIAO

Gurudwara Nanak Piao is a beautiful Gurudwara located in Rana Pratap Road in the Shakti Nagar area of New Delhi in India. During the Sikander Lodhi rule, Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji came with Bhai Mardana Ji. They stopped in a Garden to protect travelers from the blazing heat and for rest after long journey travelers used to stay here in the garden. The area where the Gurudwara Nanak Piao stands was once a garden where Guru Ji camped during his visit to Delhi in 1505. The people who came to visit the Guru during his visit to Delhi used to give presents to him and his bard Mardana which they distributed among poor and needy people.  Even the name Nanak Piao Gurudwara in New Delhi got its name from the habit of Guruji to offer food and water to the hungry and thirsty people. The well from where guru Nanak served water to people is still inside the compound of the Gurudwara. The word Piao means to offer water to drink. Sikander Lodhi also got impressed with Guruji and personally visited over here. Sadhus also visited over here and discuss the religious issue with Guruji. This is also one of the Famous Gurudwara in Delhi. It a very nice and peaceful place. 

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TIPS TO KNOW 

  • Address – Grand Trunk Road, National Highway 1, New Rana Pratap Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110033
  • Entry is Free
  • Gurudwara is open 24 hours a day.
  • You also need to cover your head while entering the gurudwara premises.

There is also an interesting story which is related to Gurudwara Nanak Piao. The emperor Sikander Lodhi heard that Guru Had performed the miracle of reviving a dead elephant. So when he came to know that Guru Nanak visited Delhi he asked Guruji to revive one of his dead royal elephants. However, Guru Nanak refused and as a punishment, the ruler ordered his imprisonment. During the time of his incarceration, Delhi suffered a massive earthquake on July 3, 1505. It was assumed that the ill-treatment and captivity of the Guru had caused the calamity. Finally, Sikander Shah Lodi conceded and ordered the release of the Guru Nanak.

5. GURUDWARA DAMDAMA SAHIB

Gurudwara Damdama Sahib is located near Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, New Delhi. This Gurdwara is associated with the Tenth Guru, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. It is one of the Delhi’s ten historic and famous Gurudwara in Delhi.  It commemorates his meeting in 1707 with Prince Muazzam, later Emperor Bahadur Shah. This place marks the historic occasion when Prince Muazzam asked for help from Guru Gobind Singh in his struggle to achieve his rightful place on the throne of Delhi.

Guruji, for the oppression of his ancestors, separated any rage from the different Mughal Emperor in particular by Aurangzeb and the war of some rights became helpful to the Prince’s because the reason was that Guru Sahib was preparing his strategy. To meet Kumar, he promised to help Rajkumar whether he would punish all those who have committed to killing their sons Su and his army and destroying their city Anandpur. With the support of Guruji’s, Prince Muazzam won the battle and was declared the new Mughal Emperor of Delhi.

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TIPS TO KNOW

  • Entry is Free
  • Gurudwara is open 24 hours a day.
  • You also need to cover your head while entering the gurudwara premises.
  • Address – Damdama Sahib, Nizamuddin East, New Delhi 110013

6. GURUDWARA MOTI BAGH SAHIB

Gurudwara Moti Bagh is on the Ring Road near to Dhaula Kuan. It is near to IG international Airport. Earlier this place was known as Mochi bagh and the later name was known as Moti Bagh. It is one of Delhi’s best historic and famous Gurudwara in Delhi. Guruji first shot an arrow that reached  Bahadur Shah who was staying in the Red Fort announcing his arrival in Delhi and Bahadur Shah, who was staying in the Red Fort took this as a miracle meanwhile the second arrow carried a  small message, saying that it was not a miracle but a display of the Guru’s skill. Bahadur Shah was impressed with the skill and acknowledged Guru sahibs Supremacy. The Deohri from where Guru Gobind Singh shot the arrow had been preserved and Guru Granth Sahib had been installed there as a mark of respect to the superb archery of the Guru.

Famous Gurudwaras in Delhi

THINGS TO KNOW

  • Gurudwara is open 24 hours a day.
  • You also need to cover your head while entering the gurudwara premises.
  • Address – Ring Road, Nanakpura, Moti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110021
  • Entry is Free
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