Famous Temples in New Delhi
the seat of power of consecutive dynasties, the city has gained a majestic
legacy of architectural edifices in the form of Temples and monuments. Delhi as
the capital city of India is looked upon as a complete confluent of the
tradition and the modernization. Delhi gets the distinction of treasuring
some of the splendid Temples of India. The city comprises of old ancient
Temples as well as unique creation of modern era. Chattarpur Mandir, Isckon
Temple, Lotus Temple, Kali Bari Mandir, Hanuman Mandir, Kalkaji Mandir, are
most renowned Temples in Delhi visited daily by thousand of devotees and
Famous Temples Tour in Delhi:
Lotus Temple / Bahai Temple
Bahai Temple also known as Lotus Temple due to its lotus shape was
completed in 1986. Followers of any faith are free to visit the Temple and
meditate silently according to their own religion. The visitors are often
attracted by the exquisite structure of lotus form of the Temple, and are
captivated by the edification of the Bahai Faith- oneness of God, oneness of
religions and oneness of mankind.
The maximum number of visitors the Temple has received in a single day has
The Bahai House of Worship is closed every Monday. Parking is also free.
Visiting hours: summer 1 April - 30 September - 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
winter 1 October - 31 March - 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Prayer Session Timings: 1000 hrs - 1015 hrs (15 minutes), 1200 hrs - 1215
hrs (15 minutes), 1500 hrs - 1515 hrs (15 minutes) and1700 hrs - 1715 hrs
Lakshmi Narayan Temple
Also known as Birla Mandir, Lakshmi Narayan Temple is one of the most Visited Temples in Delgi. It was build by G. D. Birla in 1938.
Built on Aravalli Ranges in the west of Connaught Place this Temple in Delhi is
dedicated to the Lord Krishna. This beautiful shrine is one of the largest
Temple complexes in India. In recent times the major fascination of the
Temple is the Robert who preach the Gita.
All Hindu Festivals are celebrated with enormous enthusiasm. But the
celebrations of Krishna Janmashtami and Deepawali attract a huge crowd to
Chhatarpur Temple is located at a distance of 4 kms. from Qutb Minar is one
of the most holy pilgrimage of Hindus and Famous Temples in New Delhi. Spreading over a vast area in
peaceful atmosphere, the Temple represents an excellent example of modern
Temple architecture that manifest prodigal use of marbles. The main Deity in
the Temple is Goddess Durga, while one can also worship Shiva, Vishnu,
Lakshmi or Ganesh in contiguous Temples.
During Durga Puja days, the plethora of devotees overflows Chhatarpur
Temple. It is a religious belief of devotees that by tying a thread on a
tree located in the Temple premises one gets rid of all ailments and
Navratras: During the 9 days of Navratra Festival of the Hindus, the shrine
is visited by countless number of devotees to offer their prayers to Goddess
Situated near the commercial complex of Nehru Place, Kalkaji Temple is
dedicated to the Goddess Kalka Devi. The Kali Temple in Kalkaji is one of the most ancient Temples in Delhi and has a
history of 3000 years. It is said that the oldest persisting section of the
Temple dates back to 1764-1771. Devotees also visit the shrine for worship
and meditate. Timing of Aarti: every day at about 7 p.m.
The Iskcon Temple is a conglomerate of Temples perched on the hilly side in
south of Delhi. Dedicated to Lord Krishna the Temple was constructed in 1998
and has a largest number of Hare-Rama Hare Krishna followers. It is an idle
place for finding relief and amity. Chanting mantaras of Hare Rama and Hare
Krishana with the disciples is indeed an enchanting experience.
Iskcon Temple also organizes animation shows on the life of Lord Krishana,
it also comprised o f a library, a restaurant Govinda facilitating pure
The Ancient Hanuman Temple of India is situated on Baba Kharak Singh Marg,
New Delhi, dating back to the time of Pandavas. The main Deity of the Temple
is Lord Hanumana.
On every Tuesday special aarti is performed in the Temple, with thousands
of devotees paying their payers.
Beside these there are number of other Temples in Delhi famous among the devotees
like Kali Bari Mandir located near Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Sri Digambar Lal
Jain Mandir, Sheetala Devi Temple, Shirdi Sai Temple (Lodhi Estate),
Buddhist Temples-Buddha Vihara, Mandir Marg