Structure of the Golden TempleGolden Temple constructed on a 67ft. Stage in the center of the tank is a colossal structure of 40.5ft. Leading doors of the temple opens in all the four directions North, south, East and west. The Darshani Deori or the entrance is in the shape of an arched gateway erects at the end of the causeway. The arch embellished in artistic style is about 10ft in height and 8ft in breath.
The main structure of the Golden Temple is 202 feet in length and 21 feet in width is a multi storied building.
The first floor of 'Har ki Paure', houses the holy book of Sikhs, ‘The Guru Granth Sahib.’ The devotees through out the day continuously read the book. The structure is decorated with sequential arches and marvelous designs.
There is a unique compatibility between the Muslims and the Hindu architecture and is regarded as the premium architectural splendor of the world. It is often quoted that this architecture has created an independent Sikh school of architecture in the history of art in India.
Akal Takhat, Baba Atal and Guru Ka Langar are some of the other holy shrines near the Golden Temple is the nerve center of the Sikhs ever since.
Air: Amritsar is connected by air with Delhi and Shrinagar.
Rail: It is well connected by rail with Delhi, Varanasi, Mumbai and some other places in India.
Road: The city is also will linked by means of bus transport with Chandigarh, Delhi, Jammu etc. Jammu 216 kms, Chandigarh 235 kms and Delhi 435 kms. Cycle Rickshaws, Taxis, City buses are easily available to roam inside the city.