Lotus Temple Delhi, India

Usha Biswal Rout

27, Sep 2015 @ 03:09 PM
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About Lotus Temple : Lotus Temple Located in Kalkaji, Delhi. It is known as Bahai Temple and it is one of the seven Bahai Houses of Worship in the whole world.. it’s name is Lotus Temple due to of its lotus flower shape. Lotus Temple is made of marble, dolomite, cement and sand. This temple is open for all faiths. It is an ideal place for obtaining peace and tranquility and meditation.

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Lotus Temple is often compared to the Sydney Opera House, Australia. It is located hardly 1 km. distance from Nehru place and 12km southeast of Connaught Place, Delhi. Lotus Temple is a top attraction for the tourists in Delhi. It is well known for its appearance like beautiful lotus flower. The Lotus Temple in Delhi is very attractive in its design. There are 27 huge white petals of an unfolding lotus made of marble spring from nine pools and walkways and the hall is 34.27m. high.

Travel to Delhi is incomplete without visiting the famous Lotus temple. Shoes are prohibited inside the Lotus Temple and while entering you shall have to keep silence.

Opening Time of Lotus Temple : Time during summer 1st April - 30th September - 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Time during Winter (1st October - 31st March) - 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Lotus Temple remain closed in Every Monday.

How to reach at Lotus Temple Delhi place : Kalkaji Bahapur Hill, Delhi. Best time to visit Lotus Temple : February-March

By Delhi Metro : Kalkaji metro station is the nearest metro station for Lotus Temple. A little walk-in distance hardly take 5 minutes to reach at Lotus Temple. This station is on Central Secretariat to Badarpur Metro line which is Violet Line.

By DTC Bus : Nearest bus terminal is Nehru Place Bus Terminal.

Nearest Airport from Lotus Temple : Indira Gandhi International Airport(IGI Airport) is the nearest airport.

Nearest Railway Station from Lotus Temple: New Delhi Railway Station takes hardly 1hr and 30 minutes from Nizamuddin Railway Station.

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