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Sunday Stroll into London – The Golden Temple Exhibition

With the rising sun on a Sunday morning yesterday, we decided to venture into London and go see the The Golden Temple of Amrtisar Exhibition at Brunei Gallery, near Russell Sq.  The Golden Temple is the Sikhs most sacred place of worship , located in India, in the City of Amritsar.

The kids were more excited than us because they also got to ride on the high-speed train and watch the world zoom by.  If you ever travel to Russell Square underground station, my one stern word of advice is that you NEVER attempt using the stairs, there are 175 steps in total and we foolishly climbed them all.

Anyway, while spending nearly 20 minutes looking for the gallery, which was only a 5 minute walk had we taken the correct turn, we were not disappointed.  Here are a few snippets from the gallery itself, the exhibition is made up of old pictures, paintings and collectables from the 16th – 19th century.  Exhibition ends on Sunday 25th September, it’s free so if you have time, venture down.

Body armour warn by Sikh Soldiers


Gutka (Small Prayer Book) in it's original form
(My photo of a) Photo of The Golden Temple, dated 18th Century


(My photo of a) Photo of one of the entrances to The Golden Temple
(My photo of a) Photo showing The Golden Temple sitting peacefully within a busy City.
All the kids were encouraged to draw/write something and pin up on the wall as part of a competition


Someone trying to rip through the normality of life and expand a few horizons.

2 thoughts on “Sunday Stroll into London – The Golden Temple Exhibition

  1. i keep meaning to ask you how old your children are…

    the pics are lovely and thanks for posting them coz i cant see myself getting down to London before the 25th let alone India… 😛

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