Gurdwara Sri Lohgarh Sahib, Amritsar

Gurdwara Name Gurdwara Sri Lohgarh Sahib Address Amritsar
Zipcode 143001 Phone 0183 2543658
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History It marks the site of a fort of the same name (lit. fort of steel) constructed by Guru Hargobindji for the defence of the town. The main battle of Amritsar between the Guruji and an imperial force under Mukhlis Khan in May 1629 was fought here. The present Gurdwara stands on the ruined mound of the fort, which was razed by Ahmad Shah Durrani during one of his invasions in the mid eighteenth century. The nearby gate in the city wall constructed by Maharaja Ranjit Singh ji is also known as Lohgarh Gate.
Remarks It is 1 km from Darbar Sahib and Rickshaw charges Rs 10. For booking, one has to come in person here at the booking counter and for any help. * Manager, Sri Harmandir Sahib : 0183 2553953 * Information office: 0183 2553954 president@sgpc.net
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