Holiday Trip in Anandpur Sahib

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Anandpur Sahib is a city located in Rupnagar district (Roper) in the Indian state of Punjab. Also known as "the Holy City of Bliss," it is a holy city for the Sikhs and is amongst their most significant revered places, which is closely related with their pious traditions and history. This city is situated on the lower spurs of the Himalayas bounded by pictorial natural scenery, with the River Sutlej forming a sparkling and shiny blue border on the south west just four miles away. Anandpur Sahib attracts a large number of Sikh devotees for its ancient Gurudwaras and during Holla Mohalla celebration. If you are planning a visit to this city, then choose the best Anandpur Sahib holiday packages and get ready to discover the religious charm of the city!
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Best Sightseeing Places in Anandpur Sahib

Anandpur Sahib is dotted with a lot of religious places related to Sikhism.

Gurudwara Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib:
This Gurudwara is the central place of Shri Anandpur Sahib. It is the birthplace of Khalsa- the Revelation of Khalsa took place here. The sanctum centorium is one of the Five Temporal Authorities (Five Takhats) of Sikhism.
Gurudwara Sisganj Sahib:
Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib Ji embraced martyrdom in Delhi on November 11, 1675. His Head was brought here from Gurudwara Bibangarh, Shri Kiratpur Sahib by Bhai Jaita Ji (Bhai Jeewan Singh Ji) and his associates. Here, the "Head of Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib Ji" was cremated. It is believed that central pedestal of this shrine is the oldest structure of Chak Nanki, Anandpur Sahib.
Gurdwara Guru Ka Mahal:
This was the first building of Chak Nanaki, Anandpur Sahib. The foundation stone was laid here. Guru Gobind Singh Ji, Mata Gujri Ji, Mata Jit Kaur, Mata Sundar Kaur, Mata Sahib Kaur and four Sahibzadas of Guru Sahibs used to live here. Sahibzada Jujhar Singh Ji, Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji and Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji were born here. Gurdwara Bhora Sahib, Gurdwara Damdama Sahib and Gurdwara Manji Sahib are part of Gurdwara Guru Ka Mahal Complex.
Gurudwara Bhora Sahib:
It was the residence of Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib. There is an underground room, which is cut off from the din of life, where the 9th Guru used to meditate and compose hymns.
Gurudwara Thara Sahib:
This was the part of Gur ka Mahal Complex as "Diwan-E-Aam". Here, Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib Ji used to hold congregations and address the devotees (the Sikhs).
Anandgarh Sahib Fort and Gurdwara:
Founded in 1689, this is the first fort to be built in Anandpur Sahib. It soon became the headquarters of the Sikh military. Guru Gobind Singh spent sixteen years in this fort. This fort held the arms and ammunitions of the Khalsa army. The current fort is a modern structure and has a very little in common with the old fort.
Virasat-e-Khalsa:
Virasat-e-Khalsa (erstwhile known as Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex) is a museum located in Anandpur Sahib. It gives an insight to the events that took place in Punjab five hundred years ago, which gave birth to Sikhism and finally the Khalsa Panth.
Gurudwara Akal Bunga Sahib:
This edifice is sited exactly opposite to Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib. Here, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji after the cremation of "Head of Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib Ji" had rested with his relations and followers followed by a prayer to the Almighty. Some of the other significant Gurudwaras to be visited while on Anandpur Sahib tour are, Gurudwara Damdama Sahib, Gurudwara Manji Sahib / Gurudwara Dumalgarh Sahib, Gurdwara Shaeedhi Bagh, Gurdwara Mata Jit Kaur and Gurudwara Sri Hargobindsar Sahib.

Best Time for Visit Anandpur Sahib

The best time to visit Anandpur Sahib is from the months of 'October to March', when the weather is pleasant and cool. The duration is favorable to enjoy sightseeing of the Gurudwaras and other outdoor activities. A special occasion to visit this place is Holla Mohalla, which is a unique festival of three days. The main attraction of the festival is a huge procession by the nihangs, clad in their traditional costumes and weapons. So, choose the right time to plan your Anandpur Sahib trip.

Must Buy Things from Anandpur Sahib

Being a major religious place, there is not much scope of shopping for shopaholics. However, you may find hawkers outside the Gurudwaras selling religious stuff, kadas, and other souvenirs and home decoration items, which you would love to take back home . So, enjoy sightseeing and shopping on your Anandpur Sahib vacation.

Explore Options to Reach Anandpur Sahib

Before booking Anandpur Sahib holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you can reach to this beautiful city of Odisha.
By Air
The nearest airport is Chandigarh airport (75 KM). You can hire private cab or taxis to reach Anandpur Sahib.
By Train
The Delhi-Una Himachal Express is a direct and very convenient train from Delhi to Anandpur Sahib. Another easy option is to come from Delhi to Chandigarh by Hawrah-Kalka Mail, Shatabdi Express/Himalayan Queen and then to travel from there to Anandpur Sahib by road a distance of 85 kms. From there, take taxis to reach this place.
By Road
There are various buses plying at regular intervals from Delhi and Chandigarh to Anandpur Sahib. It should be noted that all buses going to Una in Himachal Pradesh pass through Anandpur Sahib. So, choose any of the traveling modes and enjoy comfortable Anandpur Sahib travel.
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