Guru Nanak Way

Gurū Nānak (1469-1539), born in Punjab, India, was a spiritual leader, the founder of Sikhism, and the first of the ten Sikh gurus. The Richmond Hill neighborhood in which the street named for him is located at the heart of the Punjabi and Sikh community in Queens. Guru Nanak Way intersects with the part of 101st Avenue co-named “Punjabi Avenue.”


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