LARGEST Gurdwara in North America - San Jose, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 37° 19.549 W 121° 45.933
10S E 609368 N 4131731
Quick Description: The Sikh Gurdwara - San Jose is the largest and most expensive Gurdwara in North America.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/11/2011 12:08:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMB6HK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
A Gurdwara is a Sikh place of worship. The Sikh Gurdwara - San Jose is the largest Gurdwara In North america and probably the largest outside of India. At $32 million dollars to build, the 110,000-square-foot building is also the most expensive.

The first phase of Gurdwara construction was completed in 2004 with the entire infrastructure costing 12 Million Dollars. The grand opening of phase 2 of the construction, a prayer hall that can hold 1,500 worshipers, was on April 10, 2011. The second phase cost 20 million dollars, making this Gurdwara the most expensive, at $32 million dollars total.

3636 Murillo Ave
San Jose, CA 95148

Type of documentation of superlative status: Website of Sikh Gurdwara - San Jose claims to be largest in North America.

Location of coordinates: Front entrance to Sikh Gurdwara

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