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10 Famous Temples in Delhi that you must visit

Temples in Delhi

Delhi - The capital city has blessed with many popular religious places. There are so many temples located in Delhi in all religions. Delhi city is a central point of everyone's life. It has something for someone. It is famous in every aspect like shopping destinations, famous historical places, delicious street food, culture, colourful people and others So, why not in religious places.

Delhi is also famous as a home of popular temples of the country which reflect the rich heritage of India and fine architecture. Here let's have a look at the remarkable and famous temples in Delhi that you must have to pay a visit.

1. Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple

The first and foremost temple is none other than Akshardham temple which rumination the rich architecture of India. This is the most famous and beautiful temple of Hindu religion and also one of the biggest temple of the Hindu religion. It was inaugurated in 2005. The temple is dedicated to Swaminarayan Akshardham and famous for exhibition and musical foundation.

2. Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple

This Bahai's religion temple opened in 1986. This temple is built in the form of 27 Lotus petals and that's a reason it is named as Lotus temple. This temple has not dedicated to particular religion hence it invites all religion. Lotus temple is one of the main attraction in Delhi which attracts loads of tourist every year. In fact, in 2011, had more visitors than the Taj Mahal and the Eiffel Tower.

3. Kalkaji Mandir

Kalkaji Mandir

Capital City - Delhi is blessed with so many religious places most of them are famous for there looks and fine architecture and many have found glory by being wish-fulfillers. Kalkaji Temple is one of them. This temple is dedicated to the goddess Shakti and located in South Delhi, Kalkaji metro station. It is one of the oldest temples of India which was built in 1764 AD.

4. Iskcon Temple
iskcon temple

The Iskcon temple is the name included in the top most famous temple in the world built in the year 1998 by International; Society of Krishna Consciousness. Located in Nehru Place, South Delhi. This is also located in foreign countries like Canada, Hongkong, Australia, Scotland, and others. Iskcon temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna.

5. Chhatarpur Temple
Chhatarpur temple

Chhatarpur temple is located about 4 kilometres far from Qutub Minar. This temple is one of the most popular and famous places to see in Delhi. Many people travel to Delhi only for visiting Chhatarpur Temple. The unique thing about the temple is it was constructed in both South and North Indian architectural styles. This white marble temple gives a flawless look.

6. Hanuman Mandir

Hanuman mandir

Hanuman Mandir on Jhandewala Metro station is the most popular place in Delhi due to the biggest statue of Lord Hanuman which can be seen by both the metros Karol Bagh and Jhandewala on the blue line. This temple is the ancient time, it is believed that this temple was built during the time of great war Mahabharat.

7. Birla Mandir

birla temple

The Birla Mandir is also known as Laxminarayan Temple located in Connaught Place, New Delhi. This is one of the ancient time constructed by Baldev Das Birla in 1938. This temple has its own importance and dedicated to the Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi (goddess of wealth). The temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi on the condition that people of all castes be allowed to visit it.

8. Jagannath Temple

Jagannath temple

The is the replica of Original Jagannath Puri temple in Odisha. This Jagannath temple is located about 1 km away from INA metro station, in South Delhi. Temple mainly visited by Oriya Community. Rath Yatra Festival is the main festival celebrated there. This is the best way to reach Lord Jagannath for those who are unable to visit Jagannath Puri Odisha.

9. Gauri Shankar Temple

Gauri Shankar Temple

This ancient temple located in Old Delhi dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consort Parvati (Gauri). This temple has Shiva Lingam made up of phallus stone which is about 800 years old. This is the most visited historical place of Delhi which looks very significant temple of Delhi.

10. Digambar Jain Mandir

Digambar jain mandir

Digambar Jain temple is nearby from Gauri Shankar temple in Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi. This temple was built in the ancient period in 1658 which is highly famous for the best Jain temple in Delhi. Digambar Jain Mandir is dedicated to the Lord Mahavira.

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These above-mentioned temples are the must-visit places in Delhi tour packages. We hope you find this helpful and add these beautiful temples in your list to pay a visit. Temples are the beauty of every city and we can’t imagine India without this after all India is a famous nation for culture and tradition.

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