A recent research into religious sites at the highest elevation has revealed that at 15,000 ft above sea level, Sri Hemkunt Sahib ranks at the highest. The Sikh Gurdwara Sahib was constructed at the site discovered by Bhai Vir Singh of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s meditation site. The Gurdwara is at the highest elevation for any religious site in the world.

Here is a list of some of the highest elevation Gurdwaras in the world:

5 Gurdwaras at the Highest Altitude in the World according to highest elevation to the lowest elevation relative to sea level.

1) Sri Hemkunt Sahib, Uttarakhand, India
49,200M 15,000 Ft Above Sea Level


2) Gurdwara Dang Maar Sahib, Gurudogmar Lake, Sikkim, India
5,210M 17,100FT Above Sea Level


3)Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, Leh, India
4,000M 13,100FT Above Sea Level


4) Gurdwara Baru Sahib, Valley of Divine Peace, Himachal Pradesh, India
1900M 6233 FT Above Sea Level


5)Colorodo Singh Sabha Commerce City, CO
1,574M 5,164 FT Above Sea Level


6) Gurdwara Guru Nanak Sabha, Geneva, Switzerland

430M 1,411 FT Above Sea Level


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