Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), New Delhi

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At Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), thousands of devotees fervently practice their religion and host Hindu festivals. Inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi, the temple, spread over an area of 3 hectares (7.5 acres), was built between 1933 and 1939. The architecture exhibits influences of the principles of the Swadeshi (India independence) movement, also known as the Modern Indian Architecture Movement. Look for the adorned carvings that depict the scenes of the Hindu mythology, and visit the side temples dedicated to Shiva, Krishna, and Buddha. For travelers who use our international travel planner, New Delhi holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Nice spiritual peaceful place. When I went there, I found a long queue outside, so had to wait for sometime to get into. Once we go inside, can feel the spirituality...the peace..Overall temple is wel...  more »
  • The Laxmi Narayan temple more popularly known as the Birla Mandir is a very frequented place for devotees. We also went to worship. The large idols are beautiful and the dress is equally grand. There ...  more »
  • Interesting but make sure to have a guided tour inside otherwise a lot of details will pass by easily. No cel phone, cameras and shoes inside. There is a locker in the entrance and a huge warning to n...  more »