Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Delhi - Tourist Information

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is a famous Gurudwara of Delhi and Sikhs from all over the world visit the place on special occasions.

In Delhi, there are many Gurudwaras (Worship House of Shikhs). Among these, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is a popular and famous Gurudwara.

Location of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Delhi

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is located at Ashok Road, Connaught Place area of Delhi. The place is about 23 KM/35 minutes drive from the Delhi Airport. The New Delhi Railway Station is within 2 KM from this place. There are also budget and star hotels available for accommodation near this popular tourist destination in Delhi.

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Delhi

Tourist Information

In Seventeenth Century, There was a ruler known as Raja Jai Singh. He had a palace, Jaisinghpura Palace which is now known as Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

In 1664, many people suffered from epidemic diseases in Delhi. During this time, Guru Har Krishan (The Eighth Sikh Guru) was residing in Jaisinghpura Palace and he served the suffered people by helping them.

In 1783, the Sikh General, Sardar Bhagel Singh built a Gurudwara in this palace, now known as Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Sikhs believe that the water of the well of this Gurudwara has disease healing properties.

There is a kitchen in the Gurudwara in which the food for Langar is prepared. Inside the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib campus, there is a large pond, a School an Art Gallery, a Library, a Museum and a Hospital.

All visitors are required to cover their head and remove their shoes while entering Gurudwara Bangla Sahib premise.

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