Golden Temple, Punjab
Golden temple which is commonly known as Harmindher Sahib is located in Amritsar, Punjab and it attracts thousands of pilgrims from all over the country and world. The charismatic Golden temple is a prominent pilgrimage destination which is fully alive with religious passion and purity. This unique and charming place becomes even more beautiful and captivating during night time when it is completely lit up with its striking gold dome illuminated.
The holiest shrine in the Sikh religion has its walls decorated with wooden panels and elaborates gold and silver work. A combination of Muslim, Hindu and European design principles were used in the construction of Golden temple .The palanquin that bears the Adi Granth is set with precious stones and has a golden canopy supported by silver poles. This holy place gets as many as 40,000 visitors a day.