Gurdwara Chheharta Sahib is a highly revered shrine situated about 7 km west of Amritsar
. This gurdwara
was built to commemorate the birth of Guru Hargobind
, the sixth Sikh guru
Main attraction here is a big well with six Persian wheels. Devotees believe that the gurdwara got its name from this well. Spread over an area of 6 acres, this gurdwara has a divan hall and a square sanctum with a lotus dome, topped by a gold plated pinnacle. The 25 m tall flagposts carry two Nishan Sahibs
, Sikh flags. On the fifth day of the light half of every lunar month, a congregation is held here. Vasant Panchami Festival
is celebrated here with much pomp and merriment.
Regular buses are available from Amritsar Bus Station
. Amritsar Junction Railway Station
is the major railhead nearby, and Amritsar International Airport
is the nearest airport.