Gurudwara Pehli Patshahi – Guntur
Gurudwara Pehli Patshahi situated in Guntur one of the major town in Andhra Pradesh, visited by Guru Nanak Sahib. Gurdwara Guru Nanak Sahib was built in the first half of the nineteenth century, to preserve the memory of the visit of Guru Sahib.
Gurudwara Pehli Patshahi at Guntur was established in this city of Andhra Pradesh, India, during the earlier part of the nineteenth century to mark the visit of Guru Sahib to this city. Pehli Patshahi is a term used for establishing the fact that the’ first Guru visited this place’. The term Gurudwara itself means the Gateway to the Guru, which accomplishes the worship place of people of Sikh faith; however members of all religions are welcomed with warm heart without restrictions in terms of caste, creed, region or religion.
How to Reach
Guntur is approachable through all the three means of transport, namely air, rail and road.
For reaching Guntur by Air, one has to alight at Hyderabad International Airport, where frequent flights will be landing from all over the world, although there is a domestic airport at the outskirts of Guntur, in a place Gannavaram, which has flights to other important cities like Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata etc.
Guntur railway station is a busy point of rail travel, having direct connection with all the four metro cities of India and there is a proposal for Greater Guntur to have a Main Station near Arundel pet and couple of others at Nallapadu, Namburu and Reddipalem. Tenali and Vijayawada are two other major transit points in Andhra Pradesh, other than Guntur.
The city being the regional headquarters of State Road Transport System is well connected to all the major cities of India through important national and state highways. Large number of long distance buses operates to reach Guntur from any place of the State and nearby States.