An architectural marvel, Virasat-e-Khalsa (priorly known as Khalsa Heritage Complex) is a landmark museum that commemorates the 550 year journey of thriving culture and tradition of Punjab and Sikhism and is one of a must-see attractions of the state.
Located in the sacred and historically significant town of Sri Anandpur Sahib in Punjab, this visual-cum-narrative museum is renowned for unique blend of its concept with one-of-a-kind architectural design and also for its world class standards of upkeep and maintenance.
Bounded by charming natural scenery; with the river Satluj forming a sparkling blue border on the South-West barely two miles away, the town is located at the foothills of the Shivalik range of the great Himalayas on its North-East.
Virasat-e-Khalsa has been recently crowned India’s No. 1 museum in terms of visitor footfall. Popularly known as the ‘8th Wonder’ in local parlance, the museum topped the popularity charts in museum world in 2019 as it got listed in annual reference books like ‘Limca Book of Records’, India Book of Records’, ‘Asia Book of Records’ and ‘World Book of Records’.
Virasat-e-Khalsa has welcomed close to 11 million visitors in a short span of 8 years ever since it was opened to the masses on 25th November, 2011.
The official language in Punjab State is Punjabi. However, Hindi and English are also spoken.