Gurdwara Guru Nanak Sahib is situated in Awantipura which is 29 km from Srinagar.  The Gurudwara Sahib is situated near the banks of  river Jhelum on the national highway at Awantipora. It is situated about 32km from Srinagar city in Pulwama district in South Kashmir area of J&K. Before proceeding to Srinagar, Guru Nanak met some Shaivaites, in the temple of ‘Shankara-Charya’. The historic Shrine is constructed in the memory of Guru Ji’s stay. Some ancient Hindu temple ruins are also seen here.

Sri Guru Nanak Sahib Ji is said to have visited this site with Bhai Mardana during his third udasis in the year 1518 AD.  Gurdwaras have also been built at all those places to commemorate the visit of Guru Nanak. The Awantipora Gurudwara has a Garden attached to it. The management of the Gurudwara provides accommodation and free kitchen to visitors without consideration to caste or creed.

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