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Timings : 12:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Time Required : 1 - 2 hrs

Entry Fee : No Entry Fee

Nearest Metro Station : Chandini Chowk Metro Station on Yellow Line

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Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, Delhi Overview

Situated in the Chandi Chowk area of Old Delhi, Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib is one among the nine historical gurudwaras in Delhi. Built in 1783 by Baghel Singh (military general in the Punjab cantonment), the gurdwara is the martyrdom site of the ninth Sikh Guru-Guru Tegh Bahadur.

The Sikh Guru was executed here on the orders of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb on the 11th of November 1675 as he refused to convert his religion to Islam. Before the body could be revived and displayed for view for the devotees, it was stolen by one of the Guru’s disciples Lakhi Shah Vanjara. Vanjara carried the body to his home and burnt down his house to cremate his Guru. Today, Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib stands at that spot. The head of Guru Tegh Bahadur was taken to Anandpur Sahib and cremated there by his son. Like all other gurdwaras, this one is also open to people of all religions and faith to visit.


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Tips For Visiting Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

1. The pilgrims are expected to enter bare-foot with their heads covered.
2. You can deposit your footwear at the clock room.
3. Carry a scarf to cover your head. In case you forget, a huge box right after the entrance lets you borrow a scarf or handkerchief for the same.
4. You can also take part in volunteer work at the gurdwara.

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