Best Temples And Masjid To Visit In Delhi









Best Temples To Visit In Delhi City


Delhi Temples

Lotus Temple In Delhi On Mirchi Travels

Lotus Temple In Delhi

Lotus Temple was built by Fariborz Sabah (Iranian architect) lives in Canada and undertaken by Flint and Niell (UK Firm). The fund to make this amazing structure was donated by Ardishir Rustampur (Hydrabad Sindh). Fariborz Sabah designed this structure in 1976. It is also known as 'Bahai Temple' is situated at Kalkaji.

It is one of the most unique architectures of the Bahai faith. An inspiration came from a lotus flower. The temple comprises of 27 marbles called as 'petals', 9 slides, 9 doors leads to a central hall, 40 meters high, holds up to 25,000 people in it, special white marbles bought from Greece, scenic ponds, beautiful gardens, surroundings of ancient old monuments, made in about 26 acres of land, precious dolomites and cement furnishing. The temple remains open for every one of every caste and religion. The place has a clean environment that makes believers to meditate in peace.

Timings of visiting –: from morning 9:00 am - evening 5:30 pm.
Closed on Mondays

Jama Masjid In Delhi On Mirchi Travels

Jama Masjid In Delhi

Jama Masjid was constructed by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It is one of the biggest and well known mosques. This name 'Jama' signifies the weekly prayers of worshippers every Friday at the mosque. It comprises of red sandstones, arched colonnades, Masjid is 80 meters in length, its width is 27 meters, its roof comprises of 3 domes, top part is made up of gold, contains 3 galleries, a hall with 7 entrances in west, 12 pavilions, prayer hall with 11 entrances, standing minarets in each corner, its floor contains the white and black marble made in reference to the Mohammedan culture with a mat, its northern gate contains 39 steps, 33 steps in south, and eastern gate contains 35 steps. Thus, these steps will take you to the food stalls and small shops. Masses of visitors come here throughout the year.

Timings of visiting -: from Noon 1.30 pm to evening 6.30 pm.

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple In Delhi On Mirchi Travels

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple In Delhi

The Akshardham Temple in capital city was built by the Bochasanvasi Aksharpurushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha that has been inaugurated by APJ Abdul Kalam (president at that time) in the year 2005. It is one of the popular tourist places and one of the best attraction too. It has been situated on the banks of Yamuna River. The temple comprises of about 100 acres of land and was completed in two years. The structure of this temple is based on the olden Sthaapatya shastras and is made up of beautiful sandstones and marbles. Thus, we can also see the shrine of Lord Swaminarayan and a monument celebrating world peace within the premises.

Timings of visiting-: 9.30 am to 6.30 pm. Closed on Mondays

Hazrat Nizamuddin In Delhi On Mirchi Travels

Hazrat Nizamuddin In Delhi

The Nizamuddin's shrine was built in the memory of the Muslim Sufi saint who lived for 87 years known as Nizamuddin Chishti. He believed that if we are in love, we can realize God and humanity which was in sense of kindness and secularity. The premises of the temple includes a tank which bordered by many other tombs which were made in memory of people of Mughal times. Also comprises of the grave of Jahanara (daughter of Shan Jahan and Amir Khusru). Hence, the best time to visit this temple is during sunset. The chanting Qawwali singers present their skills in the evening. Must come and visit this place and take a view of this fabulous structure.

Timings of visiting -: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm.

ISKCON (Hare Krishna) Temple In Delhi On Mirchi Travels

ISKCON (Hare Krishna) Temple In Delhi

The ISKCON Temple was built by Achyut Kanvinde in 1998 on a hilly terrain in dedication to Lord Krishna. It is one of the popular temples in this beautiful city. The members of the Hare-Rama Hare-Krishna cult established the construction of this marvelous temple and built a series of ISKON temples all over country and even in other countries. It comprises of priests rooms, 24 trained saints with purification, strict rules and spiritual regulations.

The types of aarti that are followed within the primses are Dhoop aarti, Mangala aarti, Tulsi aarti, Pushpa aarti, Raj bhog aarti and Sandhya aarti. This structure is fabulously built. It creates calmness, peace and relaxation when you enter the premises. Must come and visit this place and take a view of this fabulous temple.

Timings of visiting -: Opening From 7 am to 1 pm and 4.30 pm to 8.30 pm.

Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir) In Delhi On Mirchi Travels

Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir) In Delhi

The Laxmi Narayan Temple is also known as the Birla Mandir. The Birla Mandir was built in order to tribute the Hindu goddess Laxmi and Lord Vishnu who are regarded as the preserver of the Hindu Trinity. The temple contains many temples, fountains, and a big garden. It comprises of three storeys, made in Nagara style similar to Hindu architectural style, beautiful carvings, made by about 100 artisans came from Benaras, constructed and managed by Acharya Vishvanath Shastri, It was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. The temple gathers thousands of devotees on Janamashtami, which is the birthday of Lord Krishna. Must come and visit this place and take a view of this fabulous structure.

Timings of visiting -: 6 am to 10 pm.

Chhattarpur Mandir In Delhi On Mirchi Travels

Chhattarpur Mandir In Delhi

Chhattarpur Mandir is situated at about 4 km from Qutub Minar, in the Mehrauli area. It was made in dedication to Goddess Durga. The temple comprises of an impressive architectural treasure. All the temples in this complex are made up of white marbles and stands as a rival to the splendors of the Mughal architecture. The temple comprises of masses of devotees from all over world. It displays the architecture that is typical to South of our country. Prayers and discourses are conducted in the temple throughout the day. Must come and visit this place and take a view of this fabulous structure.

Timings of visiting: 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

Sis Ganj Gurudwara In Delhi On Mirchi Travels

Sis Ganj Gurudwara In Delhi

The Gurudwara Sis Ganj is one of the popular monuments. It is built on the same region where the Mughal invaders cutted off the head of Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur in 1675 for declining to adopt Islam religion. Gurudwara Sis Ganj was constructed in honor of the martyrdom of this religious leader. It is really a heartbreaking tale of Guru Tegh Bahadur's death. A devotee named as Baba Baghel Singh discovered this place and built a Gurudwara in this place. Within the premises, one can see the tree under which the Guru was martyred. The Gurdwara also houses a well. It is also believed that the innermost platform of this shrine has oldest constitution of Chakk Nanaki. Chakk Nanaki is a platform on which Guruji's head was placed after he was beheaded.
The Gurdwara is 24 hours Open