The mélange of culture has gifted the capital city with many popular religious places. There are many temples in Delhi that have been beautifully and tastefully crafted and have ever since remained the talk of the town. While some owe their fame to their elegant structures, many have found glory by being wish-fulfillers. However, there are indeed few places that are known for surviving through a period of demolition and there are still few remain special for the devotees for no reasons other than faith.
There is a sizable population of Hindu, Jain and Buddhist temples in Delhi along with a small number of shrines that belong to different beliefs; in short there is a temple on each nook and cranny of Delhi.We want to have a look at some of the most exotic temples in Delhi as they are an important part of the culture and history of the city
You will be picked up from your Hotel/Airport. Recommended time of pick up is 8 am to 9 am. Subsequently you will meet our well trained and experienced tour guide who is well aware of all the places in the City.
Akshardham, the complex displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture. This complex does not hold a temple alone. It has a water show-Sahaj Anand, a theme garden, hall of values, IMAX film of Swaminarayan’s life, cultural boat ride and much more.
The main attraction of the complex is the temple, which is beautifully decorated with carved statues of dancers, deities, fauna, flora and others. This temple is built with Rajasthani sandstone (pink color) and Italian Carrara marble.
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, formerly the bungalow sized residence belonging to Raja Jai Singh was locally known as Jaisinghpura Palace Later his home was converted into gurudwara. It was named after the 8th Sikh Guru, Guru Harkishan Sahib as attribute. It stands as a significant pilgrimage site for all Sikh devotees. The Gurudwara premises include the main prayer hall (containing the Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikhs), the water tank in the middle, a library, a museum, a hospital, a school and an art gallery.
Lotus Temple is a notable architectural marvel famous for its unique lotus structure. It is the last of seven Major Bahai's temples built around the world. Completed in 1986 it is set among the lush green landscaped gardens. The temple has won several awards and recognitions for its style of building, the concept of religion and the beauty. The temple controls 27 marble petals that form clusters to look like lotus. The temple is surrounded by nine ponds and gardens covering 26 acres in total. The temple hosts several classes from time to time to spread humanity, peace, affection, truth and courage. It is one of the most visited monuments in the World. Around the blooming petals there are nine pools of water, which light up, in natural light. It looks spectacular at dusk when it is flood lit.
Rashtrapati Bhavan previously known as "Viceroy's House" is the official home of the President of India located at the Western end of Rajpath in New Delhi, India. Rashtrapati Bhavan may refer to only the 340-room main building that has the president's official residence, including reception halls, guest rooms and offices, also called the mansion.
India Gate is a war memorial, which was initially named as the All India War Memorial. This structure is situated in Rajpath region of New Delhi. This structure, called India Gate is counted among the largest war memorials in India.
ISKCON Temple in Delhi is one of the 40 temples in India that belongs to the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, dedicated to Lord Krishna. ISKCON Temple in Delhi is an artistic splendor. The interior walls of the temple have been decorated with aesthetic works of Russian artists representing the different phases of life of various deities like Radha-Krishan, and Sita-Ram. The main attraction of ISKCON Temple in Delhi is its central prayer hall and the temple museum.
Birla Temple was the first large Hindu temple built in Delhi. It was built by Jugal Kishore Birla from 1933 and 1939. The temple was inaugurated by Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, on the condition that it will be open for people of all castes. It is modern in concept and construction. It attracts several devotees and international tourists.
The presiding deity here is Lakshmi Narain (Vishnu).The side temples are dedicated to Shiva, Krishna and Buddha. It comprises of many fountains, shrines and sculptures of religious and national importance.
For tourists, temple authorities have made adequate arrangements of guest house in its complex. Many International scholars come here to learn about the Hindu religion and for the time, they usually stay in the guest house of Birla Temple.
- Pickup from Airport/Hotel in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida in the morning.
- Transportation to/from site locations.
- Good English-speaking licensed guide, certified by Ministry of Tourism (Private Guided Tour).
- Air-Conditioned Car.
- Packaged Mineral Water.
- All Parking, Toll Tax, Road Tax, Driver, Vehicle and Fuel Expenses.
- All applicable taxes.
- Monument Fees, Camera Fees and Rickshaw Ride Fees
- Lunch or any other meal.
- Any Gratuities Forfor Guide & Driver