Gurudwaras in Himachal are a major tourist attraction which draws thousands of devotees and pilgrims to Himachal every year. With Himachal Pradesh sharing its borders with Punjab there are many notable Sikh pilgrim centers in Himachal Pradesh. While churches and monasteries are part of the sightseeing tours, Gurudwaras in some places are the major reason why people visit the place!
Gurudwara Shri Paonta Sahib is situated in Paonta Sahib City in Sirmour District on the banks of Yamuna River. Guru Gobind Sngh Ji is beleived to have lived in Paonta Sahib for 4.5 years. The Gurdwara houses the book Dassam Granth, written by Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Paonta Sahib is a major religious destination and is visited by a large number of Sikh and Hindu pilgrims.
Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara
Manikaran at an altitude of 1760 mts 80 kms from Manali is located in the Parvati Valley along the banks of river Parvati. Manikaran is considered to be the prime place in kulant peeth as per the brahmand puran. Manikaran is a pilgrimage centre for Hindus and Sikhs. The Manikaran Gurudwara or Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurudwara is commemorated to the visit of Guru Nanak Dev to Manikaran. Manikaran is famous for its hotsprings and the rotis for its 'langars' being prepared in the boinling hot water of the hotsprings.
Baba Bharbhag Singh Gurudwara
Located about 40 kms from Una Baba Bharbhag Singh Gurudwara stands on top of a hill. It is beleived that the Masands here can treat mentally challenged people in the Gurudwara.
Gurudwara Saheb - Chail
Approximately 200 mtrs from the main Chail bus station Gurudwara Saheb was established at Chail in the year 1907. The Gurudwara was renovated by Chail Heritage Foundation, an NGO formed by ex-students of Chail Military School in 2007.