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Gurudwara Vibhore Sahib - Nangal

Gurdwara Vibhore Guru, he situated on the right bank of the river Sutlej, just opposite the Sutlej Sadan of Bhakra Management Board. Here Guru Gobind Singh stayed for about a year and composed hymns in praise of Almighty God.

The pilgrims have to cross Sutlej river across the Nangal Dam to reach Naya Nangal Township, adjoining which Gurdwara Vibhore Sahib is situated. Besides, there is Nangal Fertilizer Factory here, set up by the Government of India.

For pilgrims and tourists, anxious to visit Sikh shrines in the Nangal area there are excellent facilities of road travel. It is also connected by rail with Delhi, Amritsar and other parts of India. Nearest Airport is at Chandigarh. From Chandigarh buses and taxies are available for travel to Nangal and Bhakra Dam. It is only three hour drive from Chandigarh to Nangal. Most of the people who come on pilgrimage to shrines also visit Bhakra Dam, marvel of civil engineering and one of the grandest achievements of the young nation. Behind this Dam extends the Gobind Sagar lake, the impounded waters of the Sutlej in an area of 60 square miles. The lake perpetuates the memory of the Guru Gobind Singh who fought many pitched battles in its neighbourhood against hill Rajas and Mughal forces. The whole area is dotted with famous shrines of Anandpur Sahib, Kiratpur, Parvar Vichhora, Ghat Sahib and Vibhore Sahib. Bhakra Nangal Dam popularly known as modern temple of India has many historical shrines associated with the rich cultural heritage of the Sikhs. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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