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Akal Thakat-Gurdwara Sahib is located in New Delhi, the capital of India, and bears the name of Golden Temple. This is the core of Sikhism religion, the parishioner of this worship having faith in a God and 10 Guru because the fact that is was founded by Guru Nanak whom were added Guru 9.

The building is an imposing one, tall, beautiful, built in large proportion of marble. Inside it there are various rooms like: the main hall, a living room with high girdle, a central altar, inwrought with rich solid gold and precious stones in the middle of them beeing the Sikh Bible. Anyone can visit the temple with the terms: to have his head covered, and to not wear shoes.

 

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Finally, after the draft passed, New Delhi was designed and planned next to what is now known as Old Delhi (which was laid by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan). As New Delhi was laid on the land, which was used by various rulers in the past, it has many historical monuments like Lodhi Gardens and the Jantar Mantar. Once India became independent in 1947, New Delhi was controlled by a Chief Commissioner who had to answer to the Government of India. By 1956 New Delhi was made the union territory of India and place of Chief Commissioner was taken by Lieutenant Governor. Constitution was amended in 1991 and finally New Delhi was given the official name... Read more »

 
 
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About New Delhi for visitors - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
New Delhi is the capital of India, being built and designed specifically for the purpose of becoming the capital. He received this name since the capital moved from Calcutta in a southern part of an oldest town called old Delhi or... Read more »

 
 

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