Frequently Asked Questions
Guru Nanak Darbar – Dubai is located at Jebel Ali Gardens, along the freeway that connects the city to Abu Dhabi. While driving on Shekih Zayed Road, take Exit 25/Interchange No.6, R/A right, at Dead end left,
Gurunanak Darbar Dubai opens everyday at 4:00am (UAE time, GMT +4). However, darshan (visits) timings are from 4:30 am till 8.30 pm without closure during the day.
Administrative office working hours are from 9:00am to 9:00 pm.
Morning: Asa ki Var daily 5.30 am to 7.00 am and Ardas at 7.15 am
Evening Programme: From 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Friday: Full day Kirtan
How can we do a booking for Kirtan, Akhand Path, Langar, Marriage and other services at Gurudwara ?
Yes, you can do a booking for the same. Please contact the General Manager-Gurudwara Administration on telephone numbers provided in the Services Section mentioned on About Guru Nanak Darbar page. You can also send an online request available in the same section mentioning all your contact details.
You need to get a metro train to IBN Bututa Metro station and then take a taxi from there. The Taxi would cost less than 20 Dirhams and it takes around 5 – 10 minutes if there’s no traffic.
Gurudwara also runs a free shuttle service between Energy metro station and Gurudwara every Friday.
I am Non-Sikh. Can I visit and see the Gurudwara ? Does it cost any fees? Do i need to take any special precautions while visiting ?
Yes you can visit the Gurudwara. There is no cost as it is a place of worship. There are head scarfs available when you walk in for both ladies and gents, out of respect, everyone must cover their heads. You must remove your shoes and place them in the available shoe storage area and wash your hands before making your way upstairs. Please dress appropriately. Shorts, skirts or dress above knee length are considered inappropriate.
In case of group visits, kindly inform our administration office in advance through email / phone so that we can make necessary arrangements.
No there is no accommodation facilities available. However, you can spend as much time as you wish from morning till evening during operating hours.