Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, New Delhi
Akshardham means divine abode of God. It is a Hindu house of worship where Hindus of all section of our life can visit and worship. Akshardham temple has over 200 murtis, representing spiritual stalwarts of various ages. Construction of the massive Hindu temple was completed in 2005. It was constructed by Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) with the help of its supporters. Over 8000 volunteers from across the world took part in building it. The temple was built with curved sandstone and marble. New Delhi Akshardham Temple is an homage to traditional Indian Hindu architecture. It teaches us how ancient Indian architecture and design was used on various temples etc. The mandir was built without the use of ferrous metal in construction. One can visit the temple by bus, metro train and private/public car. Nearest metro station is Akshardham Metro station. Entry to Akshardham mandir and darshan is free and no prior appointment is required. The temple has parking facilities and cloak room for the visitors. Volunteers of Swaminarayan sampradaya do actively participate in social service and help people during natural calamities.
Akshardham Temple timings:
Tuesday to Sunday
First Entry: 9:30 am
Last Entry: 6:30 pm
Exhibition: Entry to exhibition is chargeable, you must pay for entry to exhibition. Group bookings and school bookings are allowed at a reduced rate. For more details you should contact the authorities after you enter the temple. Entry to the Akshardham Temple, Delhi is absolutely free.
How to reach Akshardham Temple New Delhi :
One can reach New Delhi Akshardham Temple by air, road and metro train / Indian railway from various parts of India. There is metro train service from Delhi Airport, Delhi Railway station, IsBT. Nearest metro station is Akshardham metro station.
Dress Code: Akshardham Temple is a Hindu traditional temple. One need to dress decently. Devotees / tourists must cover their body upto below knee.
Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple New Delhi
NH 24, Akshardham Setu, New Delhi 110092.
Phone Number: +91-11-4344 2344
Email id: firstname.lastname@example.org
Akshardham Mandir Website: www.akshardham.com/