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Gurudwara Goindwal & Baoli Sahib Amritsar Address: On The Banks Of Beas River, Amritsar, Punjab, 143422, India
Goindwal Baoli is an ancient stepwell located in the village of Goindwal, near Amritsar. The site is also famous for its historic significance as the third Sikh Guru, Guru Amar Das, lived and preached here for many years.
The Goindwal Baoli is a popular tourist attraction in Amritsar and a place of pilgrimage for Sikhs.
About Gurudwara Goindwal & Baoli Sahib Amritsar
The Baoli, also known as 'Baoli sahib,' is considered a sacred site for Sikhs and is believed to have been built in the 16th century by Guru Amar Das, the third Sikh Guru. It is considered a sacred site for Sikhs and a pilgrimage place for many.
The well is octagonal, with 84 steps leading down to the water level, and is built of brick and lime mortar. It is about 20 meters deep, and the water level remains constant throughout the year, regardless of weather conditions.
Guests enter the space through a pointed archway and are greeted by ten guru portraits and walls covered in multicoloured floral patterns. The life of Guru Amar Das is visually represented in the frescoes on the walls.
A gold-plated pinnacle and elaborately decorated domes all around the lotus-shaped dome that covers the historic well give it the appearance of a Gurudwara.
It has become customary for tourists to recite "Japji", hoping that doing so will free them from the cycle of life.
The site also has a Gurdwara (Sikh temple) adjacent to the well, dedicated to Guru Amar Das. The Gurdwara has a large courtyard where devotees gather to offer prayers and listen to Gurbani.
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Entry fee and timing to Gurudwara Goindwal & Baoli Sahib Amritsar
The Gurudwara Goindwal & Baoli Sahib in Amritsar is open daily from 8 am to 9 pm for worship and there is no entry charge.
Best time to visit Gurudwara Goindwal & Baoli Sahib Amritsar
Suppose you wish to experience the vibrant Sikh culture and witness the Gurudwaras at their festive best. In that case, you may consider visiting during major Sikh festivals such as Guru Nanak Jayanti (celebrated in November), Baisakhi (celebrated in April), and Diwali (celebrated in October/November), among others.
The Gurudwaras are beautifully decorated during these festivals and host special events and programs, providing a unique and memorable experience.
Otherwise, the best time to visit Gurudwara Goindwal and Baoli Sahib is from November to March. During this time, the weather is pleasant, and the temperature is cool and comfortable for exploring the Gurudwaras and other sightseeing places in Amritsar.
How to reach Gurudwara Goindwal & Baoli Sahib Amritsar?
Goindwal Baoli is located in the village of Goindwal, about 50 km from Amritsar. To reach Goindwal Baoli, take a bus or hire a taxi from top car rental companies in Amritsar, the nearest city. The journey takes about an hour and a half by road.
Alternatively, you can take a train to Tarn Taran Sahib Railway Station, the nearest railway station, and then take a local bus or hire a taxi to reach Goindwal Baoli.
The peaceful and serene environment, the recitation of Gurbani, and the act of seva at the langar all create a sense of calm and inner peace in the visitors. There is much to explore in Amritsar for everyone. Plan a long holiday and book a Amritsar tour package with Amritsar Tourism, a division of Holidays DNA to make the most of your trip. Please fill the Contact Us form to get in touch with us.