India is the land of temples. If you talk about Delhi, it has a spiritual side with excellent religious structure. It has some of the best and oldest temples in the country. Here we bring you the most famous religious place in Delhi that has peaceful environment.

Lotus Temple (Bahai Temple)

Lotus Temple

The Lotus Temple is the famous tourist places in Delhi. This temple belongs to the Bahai faith which proclaims that all people and religions are united. The Lotus Temple is open to all people, regardless of region and caste. The construction of the temple was finished in 1986. The magnificent structure of this building unfolds in the form of a stupendous white petal lotus.

The structure is built of 27 free-standing marble clad petals in clusters of three to form nine sides. There are nine doors onto the central hall that can accommodate around 2500 people at a time.

It is open all days except Mon.
Entry fee: Free
Opening hours: From 9 am till sunset
The Nearest Metro Station: Kalakaji


ISCON Temple

ISCON Temple

The ISKCON Temple, also known as the Hare Rama Hare Krishna Temple. It is a shrine dedicated to Lord Krishna. It was established in the year 1966 by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and is located in the Hare Krishna Hills.

The temple complex is also a centre for learning Vedic sciences. The outer complex is embellished with intricate carvings and designs. You can see the beautiful visual presentations of Bhagavad Gita with colourful lights that create wonderful effect on the huge screen. The festival of Janmashtami is celebrated here with great vigour.

Entry fee: Free
Opening hours: 4:30 am to 8:30 pm, However the major altar is closed in between 1 pm to 4 pm.
The Nearest Metro Station: Kalakaji


Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple is also known as Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple. It is famous for Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture. The temple opened on 6th November 2005 is constructed by BAPS (Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha).

The Akshardham Temple stands as high as 141 foot, stretches as wide as 316 foot and extends as long as 356 foot. The walls and roofs carved with the images of different deities, musicians, dances, flora, and fauna. Akshardham has made its way to the Guinness Book of World Records as the World’s Largest Comprehensive Hindu Temple.

There are an Abhishek Mandap, Sahaj Anand Water Show, a theme based garden, and three exhibitions like Sahajanand Darshan, Neelkanth Darshan and Sanskruthi Darshan which is a cultural boat ride.

Entry fee: Free, separate fee to view exhibitions
Opening hours: 9.30 am to 6.30 pm, Closed on Mondays
The Nearest Metro Station: Akshardham


Chhatarpur Temple

Chhatarpur Temple

Chattarpur is a popular temple founded in the 1970s by Sant Shree Nagpal Baba.Its fabulous lattice screen work (jaali design) is an amalgamation of South and North Indian designs. This divine temple has an incredible architecture.

There are beautiful statues of Shiv-Parvati, Ram-Darbar, Maa Katyayani, Radha-Krishna, Lord Ganesha, Goddess Laxmi, and Lord Hanuman. . The highlight of the mandir is the opulent ‘Shayya Kaksh’ which is the resting room for Goddess Katyayani; the room houses a bed and dressing table made of silver.

Navratri is the major festival at the temple and is celebrated with much zeal and enthusiasm.

Entry fee: Free
Opening hours: 4:00 am – 11:00 pm
The Nearest Metro Station: Chattarpur


Laxminarayan Temple (Birla Mandir)

Laxminarayan Temple (Birla Mandir)

The Birla Temple in Delhi is dedicated to Laxminarayan who is referred to Lord Vishnu. The temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi as the construction was finished in 1939 by Baldeo Das Birla and his sons.

It was the first large Hindu temple built in Delhi. The temple is spread over 7.5 acres, adorned with many shrines, fountains, and a large garden with Hindu and Nationalistic sculptures.

Entry fee: Free
Opening hours: 04:30 am to 01:30 pm and from 02:30 pm and 09:00 pm.
The Nearest Metro Station: R K Ashram Marg


Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib was first built as a small temple by Sikh General, Sardar Bhagel Singh in 1783. It is easily recognized from a distance due to its golden dome and tall flagpole. Gurudwara and its Sarovar are a prominent place for Sikhs now and they pay tribute to the eighth Guru on his birth anniversary.

If you wish to enter the Gurudwara, you should cover your hair and avoid wearing shoes inside. The complex included the Gurudwara, a kitchen, a pond, a school and an art gallery.

Entry Fee: Free
Opening hours: Everyday
The Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv chowk


Nizamuddin Dargah

Nizamuddin Dargah

It is a mausoleum of one of the famous Sufi saints, Hazrat Khwaja Syed Nizamuddin Auliya who lived from 1238 to 1325. Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah (Nizamuddin Dargah) seeks to propagate the Sufi tradition which is based on spirituality and views all religions as equal.

The complex is comprised of the tombs of poet Hazrat Amir Khusro and the Mughal princess Jehan Ara Begum.The complex of the dargah is a beautiful amalgam of red stone and white marble and was built in the year 1526.

Entry Fee: Free
Opening hours: From 05:00 am to 10:30 pm.
The Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk


Kalkaji Temple

Kalkaji Temple

Kalka Mandir also known as Kalkaji Templeis a famous Hindu mandir, dedicated to Hindu Goddess Kali, Kali according to Hindu mythology is an incarnation of goddess Durga. The temple is popular among the tourists as well as the locals for its morning and evening prayer or ‘arti’.It is also called ‘Jayanti Peetha’ or ‘Manokamna Siddha Peetha

It is constructed of brick masonry finished with plaster (now with marbles) and is surrounded by a pyramidal tower. The Central Chamber which is 12 sided in plan diameter with a doorway in each side.

Entry Fee: Free
Opening hours: From 4:00 am to 11:30 pm.
The Nearest Metro Station: Kalkaji


Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir

Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir

Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir is the most ancient Jain temple in Delhi. The temple is dedicated to 23rd Jain Tirthankara- Parshvanath.

The temple is mostly popular for its striking architecture, beautiful carvings and pure gold artwork. Paryushan, Samvatsari, Jnaan Panchami and Deepawali are the major festivals celebrated at the temple.

Entry Fee: Free
Opening hours: From 6:00 am to 19:30 pm.
The Nearest Metro Station: Lal Qila