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5 Famous Temples in Delhi

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Published: Monday, January 30, 2017, 12:30 [IST]
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Delhi is one of the most happening places in India. With tourist places like India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi attracts tourists, historians and scholars to the place to encounter and experience the rich aura of the city.

Among the plenty of tourist places offered by the city, there are many temples too that may interest you. Here are some of the most famous temples in Delhi that are not to be missed on your next trip to the city!

5 Famous Temples in Delhi

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Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple is also known as Swami Narayan Akshardham Temple. This huge temple complex is the world's largest temple complex, with several attractions within the complex like Akshardham Mandir, Abhisheka Mandap, Sahaj Anand Water Show, Lotus Garden, Neelkanth Darshan and Sanskruthi Darshan. Click here for some interesting facts about the temple.

ISKCON Temple

The ISKCON Temple in Delhi, also known as Sri Parthasarthi Temple, is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha. Located in Delhi's Kailash region, the temple is one of the largest temple complexes in India. Festivals like Sri Krishna Janmashtami, Gaura Purnima and Rama Navami are some of the festivals that are celebrated in the temple.

5 Famous Temples in Delhi

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Lotus Temple

The Lotus Temple in Delhi is one of the prominent attractions of the NCR region. Designed like the petals of a lotus flower, the temple is dedicated to Bahai House of Worship that believes in worship of all religions. Exactly located in Noida, the temple is considered as the 20th century Taj Mahal of modern India. To know more about this interestingly shaped temple, click here.

Kalkaji Mandir

Kalkaji Mandir, or Kalkaji Temple, is one of the most visited temples in Delhi. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Kali. The temple is located in Southern Delhi, opposite to Nehru Place business centre. The temple is among the oldest temples of Delhi. Navratri is celebrated here in grandeur.

5 Famous Temples in Delhi

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Birla Mandir

The Lakshmi Narayan Temple in Delhi, also known as Birla Mandir, is devoted to Lord Vishnu and Lakshmi. The temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi, and people of all castes are allowed inside the temple. It was also the first large Hindu temple that was built in Delhi. There are several other shrines, fountains and sculptures within the temple complex that make it one of the best attractions of Delhi.

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