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Akshardham Temple Tour In New Delhi

Akshardham Temple is the most beautiful and most recently built temple in Delhi with many ritual values. It is situated on the banks of the Yamuna River and constructed by the Bochasanvasi Aksharpurushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS). It was inaugurated in the presence of President APJ Abdul Kalam in the month of November, 2005. Alternatively you can also stay in hotels located in eastern part of New Delhi

A kshardham Temple is the most beautiful and most recently built temple in delhi with many ritual values. It is situated on the banks of the Yamuna River and constructed by the Bochasanvasi Aksharpurushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS). It was inaugurated in the presence of President APJ Abdul Kalam in the month of November, 2005. This great and huge temple took approximately years to complete.

Akshardham Temple of New Delhi is built in a structural style very similar to the Akshardham Temple of Gujarat in India. Its structure is based on the antique Sthaapatya Shastras of ancient India. The temple is made up of stones only without using any kind of steel, only sandstone and marble have been used. Approximately 234 ornate pillars, floral motifs, arches, exquisitely carved pavilions, 9 ornate domes, 20 quadrangle shikhars, spectacular Gajendra Pith (Plinth of Stone Elephants) adorn this architectural wonder. There are 20,000 statues of great sadhus, devotees, acharyas and divine personas inside this temple.

Akshardham Temple reflects the soul and importance of India’s ancient architecture, ethnicity and timeless spirituality. For visitors, entry to the complex is free. The main monument encapsulates ancient Indian "Vastu Shastra" and structural design. The white marble is 141 feet high, 316 feet wide and 370 feet long with 234 ornate pillars.

There are over 20,000 statues and figurines of god and goddess, eleven 72-foot-high enormous domes (Mandapams) and attractive arches and a double storied parikrama of red stonework surround the monuments with over 155 tiny domes and 1,160 pillars. The whole shrine rises on the shoulders of 148 huge elephants with 11-feet high Panchdhatu statue of Swaminarayan presiding over the structure.

How to Reach

The Akshardham temple is located near Noida which is the eastern side of Delhi. The best way to reach would be to take a bus or auto rickshaw to the temple or you can take metro rail to the temple. You can reach New Delhi in many ways, by air the capital is well connected to both domestic as well as international cities; almost all major international airlines operated their flights from IGI Airport of New Delhi. Trains are also available from all parts of India. New Delhi also has very wide network of buses.

Where to stay

The hotels in Delhi cater to both business and leisure tourists to Delhi. Being a part of National Capital Region New Delhi lies in the state of Delhi. Paharganj is a hub for business travelers as many of large industries has their set up in the city. The city is also growing at very fast rate in terms of residential purpose. It offers a number of accommodation facilities.

Hotels in Noida have established a name for themselves in the hospitality industry in the National Capital Region. You will defiantly enjoy your stay in Noida hotels. Noida has some of best hotels of the world like hotel Radisson that is a five star hotel. There are many budget hotel in delhi like Narula’s Shipra. Alternatively you can also stay in hotels located in eastern part of New Delhi. There are many fine accommodations available in this area to fulfill all the needs of visitors and tourists.
Akshardham Temple Tour In New Delhi Akshardham Temple Tour In New Delhi Reviewed by Raman Mankotia on 2:33 AM Rating: 5

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