10 Most Expensive Gurdwaras (Sikh Temple) in the World

Gurdwaras are religious place of Sikhs. Gurdwara mean ‘gateway to guru’. It is the place of worship of sikh people. The origin of Sikhism and Gurdwaras started from the holy city Amritsar in Punjab.  There are considered as 10 gurus in the history of Sikhism followed by Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Guru Angad Dev Ji, Guru Amar Das, Guru Ram Das, Guru Arjan Dev, Guru Har Gobind, Guru Har Rai, Guru Har Krishan, Guru Tegh Bahadur, Guru Gobind Singh and Guru Granth Sahib. The epic guru Granth sahib is located in all the Gurdwara which is a holy book. There are many Gurdwaras in the world .

Here is the list of top 10 Most Expensive Gurdwaras (Sikh Temple) in the World, starting from the Most Expensive

Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Place: Southhall, UK, Cost: 35 Million Dollars

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Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha Southall was established in England by Sikhs who had emigrated in the 1950s and early 1960s. By the 1950s, a significant number of Sikhs were living in Britain, and the main congregational gathering was at Shepherd’s Bush Gurdwara. To accommodate the Southall Sikhs, the Southall Sikh Cultural Society was established in 1960. This organisation held Sunday programmes at Shackleton Hall until it moved to 11 Beaconsfield Road.

Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha viewed from across a nearby graveyard.

The Havelock Road site was purchased in 1967. The dairy was transformed into the Gurdwara in a matter of weeks. In April 1967, the Khanda was brought to England from the Tosha Khana at Darbar Sahib Amritsar for Amrit Sanchar. From those humble beginnings, Sri Guru Singh Sabha Southall emerged as the leading Gurdwara in Europe.

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