10 Most Expensive Gurdwaras (Sikh Temple) in the World

Ontario Khalsa Darbar

Toronto, Canada, 21 Million Dollars

The Ontario Khalsa Darbar is a notable Sikh temple in Mississauga, Ontario. One of the largest Sikh temples in Canada, it attracts tens of thousands of celebrants for major religious festivals. A gurdwara meaning “the doorway to the Guru”, is the Sikh place of worship and may be referred to as a Sikh temple.

Ontario Khalsa Darbar Toronto, Canada
Ontario Khalsa Darbar Toronto, Canada

It was officially started in 1978 in a small trailer. Steadily, more and more money was raised and the land was purchased and a building was created in 1988. Its new location is at 7080 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario. The opening ceremony in 1989 drew a crowd of 10,000.

During the 1990s more land was bought and an outdoor stadium was built. Hardial Dhir Architect was chosen to reconstruct and design the community center and additions to the Gurdwara. The Gurdwara is the central Gurdwara in the Greater Toronto Area.