Asia: Temples, Palaces - / Harmandir Sahib

PHOTO: Ula Ch-L 31 37' 9.84" 74 52' 33.87"

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Sri Harmandir Sahib, also know as the Golden Temple in Amritsar is the holiest shrine of the Sikh religion. Also known as the Shri Darbar Shaib, it is in the center of the old part of Amritsar. The Golden Temple sits on a rectangular platform, surrounded by a pool of water called the Amrit Sarovar from which the City is named. Click here for the Golden Temple History.