The beautiful Gurudwara Nanakwadi Sahib is placed on Nanakwadi near the Khanderao Market area of Vadodara city. It was built to mark the stepping of Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Ji on his impeccable journey to the North. It holds priceless religious morals based on the teachings of Guru Nanak. Langar facilities are also available on chosen days.
It is said that the Guru Nanak with Bhai Mardana Ji came to this point from Bharoch to rest. It is since then built as a pilgrim point for the Sikh followers. The Sikh shrine is located there since ages and attracts a lot of devotees from the adjoining areas and also from far and wide.
Guru Nanak arrived here in the year 1515 making a sacred from his footsteps. It is said that he started for Rajasthan from this place of Vadodara. It is also known as Nanak Varhi locally. The Gurudwara is said to have been believed to preserve the memory of this particular visit. It is believed that the Gurudwara was established in the year 1517 and ever since, daily prayers are offered as per Hukumnama from Akal Takht Shri Harmandir Sahib Ji.
Where is it located?
Vadodara is an important location in the heart of Gujarat. It is ideally connected to the rest of India through several highways. The Gurudwara Nanakwadi Sahib is located at Nanakwadi which is near the Khanderao Market in Vadodra.
Ideal Visiting Time
The shrine can be visited anytime of the year as it is open to all religions but experiencing the birthday of 1st Sikh saint Guru Nanak Ji from here is a great occasion.