1. Akshardham Mandir
There are so many temples in Delhi but the Akshardham temple is one of the great Mandir in the city. They have got the name in Guinness World Records for largest Hindu temple by area in 2007.
This Temple 86,000 sq ft in area. Akshardham is constructed with Rajasthani pink sandstone and Italian Carrara marble. There is no use of steel and concrete for making it. People can worship Lord Swaminarayan in Akshardham Temple.
Best Time To Visit- One should visit after 4 pm to get the scenic view of the lighting decoration over the temple.Attend Vibrant Aarti session of Lord Swami Narayan.
Famous For: Narayan Sarovar, Agriculture, Mental Peace, Largest in the area, Evening Fountain Show.
Opening Hours – Everyday 9:30 to 6:30 – Monday-OFF
Near Metro station– Akshardham Metro Station
Entry Fee:-Adults-170Rs | Child-100Rs | Senior Citizens-125 Rs
Places To Visit Near Akshardham Mandir:
Common Wealth Sport Complex, B.A.P.S Sri Swami Narayan Mand
Frequently Asked Questions On Akshardham Mandir
You should reach at most by 5:45 pm taking into consideration the queues at the gate. However, Official Entry Closes at 6:30 pm.
No, not at all. All the belongings including electronic devices & leather belts if taken along have to be submitted at the entry gate only in exchange for a token.
Personal photography is not allowed inside the temple premises resulted to which camera and mobile phones are not allowed inside the Akshardham Mandir.
However, there are official photographers inside the temple you can pay & take photos from which is also limited to a few points.
No belongings are allowed inside the temple like :
Leather Belts, Mobile Phones, Cameras & Shoes.
These things will have to be safely submitted at the entry gate which can be taken back on leaving the premises.
Things we can take along inside are:
2. Laxminarayan Mandir
It a very old Hindu temple in Delhi also known as Birla Mandir.It's a good place to go for a while to get some religious feeling. It's a Hindu devotional place. All-time chants of Hare Rama,Hare Krishna goes through the air in temple which gives peace of mind and soul. Behind the temple there is a beautiful garden with small animal statues and deities.
Location- Gole Market, New Delhi
Arriving Time- 4:30 am – 1:30 pm
2:30 pm – 9:00
Near Metro station- RK Ashram Marg Metro Station
Entry Fee- Free
Places To Visit Near Laxminarayan Mandir
Bhagat Singh Market,TTD tiruputi Balaji Mandir, Sacred heart cathedral
Lotus Temple is a house of worship. It was designed by Iranian Fariborz sahba which is sculptured in the shape of white lotus. It is one of the most well-known attraction points in South Delhi. When you go there, you will Have feel the positive vibes.
Famous For:Meditation, Mental Peace, Architecture
Arriving Time- 9 AM to 5 PM
Near Metro Station- Kalkaji Metro station
Places to Visit Near Lotus Temple:
Kalkaji Mandir, ISCKON Temple, Qutub Minar, Al Bake Restaurant (Shawarma rolls), JMI University.
This Temple is a great place to worship, peace and godly vibes. Mandir is beautifully constructed! Temple devoted to Ma Durga. Very good arrangement for darshan to devotees. Respect to Sevadars they manage all the things here for the devotees. During both the Navratris, a grand celebration is held in the shrine to honour the goddess.
Famous For: Infrastructure
Location- Karol Bagh
Arriving Time- 5AM to 10PM
Near Metro Station- Jhandewalan
Places to Visit Near Jhandewalan Mandir :
5. Jama Masjid
The great mosque of Old Delhi Built by Shah Jahan. Jama Masjid Reminds you of classic Mughal era. At one time more than 10,000 people can pray here.The best time to visit it is in the morning or afternoon time. This place is filled with pigeons and you can brings grains for them too.Market around the Masjid has everything, from food to clothes to bird's Mandi.
Famous for: Architecture, Largest and Glorious Mosque
Location- Meena Bazaar, Chandni Chowk
Arriving Time- 7AM to 12 PM, 1.30PM to 6.30PM
Near Metro Station- Jama Masjid metro station
Places to Visit Near Jama Masjid:
Chor Bazar, Meena Bazar, Saleem Tea Stall, Al Hyatt
6.Hanuman Mandir, C.P
Main deities lord Hanuman ji. It is famous for many years.Hanuman Mandir was built by Maharaja Jai Singh around 1724 AD. There are most of the crowd comes on Tuesdays every week, and on special occasions like Hanuman Jayanti. kachoris with aloo ki sabzi outside the temple will have been amazed you please must try.
Famous For:Spiritual Place, Ancient Temple, One of the Five Temple Of Mahabharata Days
Location- Connaught Place
Arriving Time- 5:00 AM to 1:00 PM, 4:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Near Metro Station- Rajiv Chowk
Places to Visit Near Hanuman Mandir, C.P:
Jantar Mandir, The Lalit New Delhi, sri Laxmi Narayan Temple, Bhuli bhatiyari Ka Mahal
ISKCON temple belongs to lord Krishna. Here heart touching Song's are sung by devotee.The statue of Radhe Krishna and Siya Ram decoration in temple is very Beautiful and attarctive. The walls of the ISKON have been decorated with the works of artists from Russia.
Famous For: Foreign Priest,Radha Krishna Worship
Location- Sant Nagar
Arriving Time- 4:00 AM to 1:00 PM, 4:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Near Metro Station- Nehru Place/Kailash Colony Metro Station
Places to Visit Near Iskcon Temple:
Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah, Lodhi Garden,The Garden Of five Sense
8. Chhatarpur Mandir
Chhatarpur Mandir is popular for worship of Maa Durga. This temple is built by the Baba sant nagpal ji in 1974. The infrastructure of the temle is great and exclusive. chhatarpur mandir is amazingly decorated during Navratras. devotees come from far way for worship.
Famous For: Wide In area, unique Infrastructure
Arriving Time- 5 AM to 10 PM
Near Metro Station- Chhatarpur Metro Station
Places to Visit Near Chhatarpur Mandir
Qutab Minar, Tonino
9. Sheeshganj Gurudwara
Sheeshganj Gurudwara is very famous religious place at Chandni Chowk of Sikh community.this was built by Baghel Singh Dhaliwal in 1783. At this place ninth guru of sikh community shri guru teg bahadur sacrifised his life. people come from far away to worship. The lungar service open 24*7 for the Devotees.
Famous For: Sacrifice of Guru Tegh Bahadur, Peace, Lunger
Arriving time- All time
Near Metro Station- chandni chowk Metro station
Entry fee- Free
Places to Visit Near Sheeshganj Gurudwara:
Bhai Mati Dass Mandir, Daulat Ki Chaat, Old Famous Jalebi Wala
10. Hazrat Nizamuddin
Nizamuddin Dargah, the shrine of 14th-century saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya in central Delhi, has an evening ritual called Dua-e-Roshni. This Darga is not just a place of worship, it is a place where you forget all your all worries.
Nizamuddin Auliya taught people that love and peace can help them get closer to God; also one should keep on serving people irrespective of their cast, creed, and religion. During his life, he had many followers like Hazrat Nasiruddin Mahmud, Chiragh Dehlavi and Amir Khusro.
Famous For: Dargah, Sufi Saints, Beliefs
Location- Boali Gate Rd
Arriving time- 5 AM to 10 PM
Near Metro Station- Indraprasth metro station
Entry fee- Free
Places to Visit Near Hazrat Nizamuddin:
Karim Hotel, Isa Khan’s Tomb,Dastarkhwan-E-Karim
11.Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib the best place for the peace of mind. It was made up in 1783 by Sikh Sardar Baghal Singh Dhaliwal. The Sarovar of the Bangla Sahib carries Divine water for the worshipers.
Here devotees come from far for Darshan and eat Langar (charity food). Devotees can earn by serving the water and food to devotees.
Famous For: Sarovar Bath, Lungar(Charity Food), Darshan
Arriving time-Any time| Langar Time- 9 AM to 3 PM and 7 PM to 10 PM
Near Metro Station-Rajiv Chowk
Entry fee- Free
Places to Visit Near Gurudwara Bangla Sahib:
National Agricultural Science Museum, National Rail Museum, National Zoological Park, Shri Jagannath Mandir
12. Ramakrishna Mission
Ramakrishna Mission is a Hindu Religious Organisation which is built by Swami Vivekananda on 1 May 1897. Ekadashi is especially nice here where they do extensive pujas with lovely singing. Go and spend some time in peace.
Famous For: Holy and spiritual
Location- Ramakrishna Ashram Marg
Arriving time- 5:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Near Metro Station- Ramakrishna Ashram Marg metro station
Entry fee- Free
Places to Visit Near Ramakrishna Mission:
Sita Ram Diwan Chand, Bhuli Bhatiyari Ka Mahal