Built towards the end of the 16th century Tarn taran is associated with the 5th Guru Arjan Dev. It is one of the most important sites of the Sikh religion.
How to reach Anandpur Sahib
Taran Taran is only 22 kms away from Amritsar, the nearest airport and railhead. The easiest access is by road, taxis and buses.
What to see
Darbar Sahib Sri Guru Arjan Dev, the premier Gurudwara is the main attraction. It was built under the stewardship of Sardar Budh Singh and Sardar Jassa Singh Ramgarhia after the site was cleared of muslim intruders and encroachments. The gilt domed structure faces the holy tank the construction of which is initiated by Guru Arjan Dev.
A leper asylum Dukh nivaran started by the 5th Guru is nearby. It was taken over by the Christain missionaries in the 19th century.
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October marks the beginning of the winter season in Punjab. Winters are chilly, as the temperature dips to 0 degrees(night). The Summers stretch from April till June and is hot and dry with temperatures rising to 45°C. The monsoons are from July to September.