ANANDPUR SAHIB

Anandpur Sahib : City of Bliss

The graceful landscape of Anadapur Sahib is dominated by the stunning gurdwara of the Sikh religion. In fact, the history of the region is mired with the religion of Sikhism.

Anadapur Sahib is considered to be among the holiest cities by the followers of Sikhism. It is closely intertwined with their religious history and traditions. The city is quite beautiful as well. After all, it is located in the foothills of the magnificent Himalayas and has been blessed with natural scenery that is fascinatingly picturesque. The river Sutlej flows to the southwest of the city as a ribbon of blue. You will have a great experience when taking a relaxing walk in the natural beauty of the region.

The religious significance of the place lies in its association with Sri Guru Teg Bahadur, the ninth Guru of the Sikhs. The city is believed to have been established by this holy man in the year 1664. He was also responsible for the five huge forts that decorate the city. It is also considered to be the place where the Khalsa were born. The tenth holy Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh had lived here for around 25 years.

The most incredible sight that you can enjoy here is the Takht Kesgarh Sahib which is one of the pilgrimage sites of the Sikhs. It contains an nice collection of holy weapons.