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Top 5 Temples to be Visited in Delhi


Delhi is the capital of India and by the way a famous spiritual spot in North India with a number of temples mainly dedicated to Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism. Numerous temples in Delhi are perfect examples of Indian culture and traditional styles and few temples are known for beautiful architectural styles and their historical significance. However, temples in Delhi are experience-able tourist attractions to acknowledge Indian traditions and customs. Here are some temples to be visited in Delhi.

Akshardham temple:

Akshardham temple is like modern era temple of Delhi built in 2005 but it resembles unique architectural styles which everyone thinks it may belong to the back times. The architectural style of this temple is very unique and the whole temple was built with only marbles and stones.

This temple is the largest Hindu temple in the world and dedicated to Swaminarayan Akshardham. Akshardham is a beautiful complex temple with gardens, theatre, and halls etc. This temple in Delhi is the best showcase of rich varied Indian culture through its architectural styles. The light and sound show of Akshardham is a watchable program here.

Lotus temple:

A peculiar temple in Delhi and known for a new religion known as Bahai means open for all. Inside the temple, there will be no idol or structures of any deity. The important thing about this temple it is open to all religions. The architectural style of this temple is also unique with 72 lotus petals built with marbles and numerous doors accessible to the temple.

Lotus temple is a very different and major tourist spot in Delhi. The beautiful small ponds around the temple are an attractive thing of the temple. A large hall prayer in the temple is accessible through any side of the temple and people meditate there very silently to their respective gods.

Chhatarpur Temple:

Chhatarpur temple is a huge complex temple spread over 70 acres and well-known for splendid architectural styles. There are many major and minor temple complexes are there inside the temple which is very famous for tourist attractions. Chhatarpur temple is a perfect blend of the south and north architectural styles.

The major attraction of this temple is Goddess Katyayani temple which is the most visited place. Some other temples and shrines dedicated to Hindu Gods like Lord Shiva, Rama Darbar, Laxmi, and Radha Krishna. And the 100ft tall Hanuman statue is an attention-seeking attraction in the temple complex.

Birla Mandir:

Delhi’s one of the oldest temples in 1930’s and a marble wonder. The other name of the temple is Laxminarayana temple and dedicated to Goddess Laxmi and Lord Vishnu. The architectural styles of this temple are lauded for beautiful work of red sandstone.
Birla Mandir is the most visited place in Delhi due to its peaceful environment and presence. Many small temples and shrines in this temple attract visitors attention. The major attraction of this temple is its garden with small waterfalls, fountains, artificial caves, and stone animals etc.

Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir:

A famous Jain temple belongs to the 17th century and known for its red sandstone architectural work. This temple is a two-storey building and the lower floor will represent an inquiry office and a shoe house. The second floor is the prominent part of this temple with the three main chambers. These chambers reside various statues of Thirthankars and the most important statues are Lord Adinath and Lord Mahavira. Among many Jain temples in Delhi, Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir is the most prominent one.

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