The Guru Tawan Sikh Temple, also known as Gurudwara Siri Guru Singh Sabha, is an iconic landmark at the intersection of Chakphet and Phahurat. Established in 1932, it is a 6-storey white building with a large golden dome on top. The Guru Granth Sahib on the fourth floor. The second largest Sikh temple outside India, it is an important part of daily life in the locality as most Indians in this neighborhood are Sikhs. It is possible for non-Sikhs to enter, but they need to take off their shoes and cover their head with an orange cloth. The Sikh community gathers in large numbers on Sundays and during religious festivals. They serve free Indian vegetarian food in the community kitchen on these occasions in the Langar Hall on the second floor.
565 Chakphet Rd
Nearest Transit: MRT Hua Lamphong Station (Lines: Blue)
+66 2 221-1011
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