About Nanak Niwas

Gurdwara Nanak Niwas 8600, No.5 Road, Richmond is the third stage of the historical journey of Gurdwaras of Vancouver. First Stage was the gurudwara at 1866, 2nd Ave, Vancouver and the Second stage was Gurudwara at 8000 Ross Street, Vancouver.

In 1970’s due to some relaxations in immigration rules and due to the availability of family class visa , a large numbers of Sikhs immigrated to Canada to reside permanently. Because of a big increase in Sikh population in a short period of time increase in the number of gurdwaras was quite natural and necessary.

Our History

Located on Richmond’s famous Highway to Heaven, Nanak Niwas Gurdwara was the first religious institution to be build on No.5 Road.

This was followed by numerous other religious organizations representing a variety of faiths.
India Cultural Centre of Canada (Nanak Niwas Gurdwara) celebrated its 25th anniversary on July 4,2010. Gurdwara Nanak Niwas in the third stage of the historical journey of Gurdwaras in Vancouver.