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Akshardham in Delhi

"The Akshardham temple, carved by 7,000 sculptors out of pink sandstone and white marble, is beautiful in the way that all elaborately ornate things are beautiful."

About Akshardham
Akshardham means the eternal, divine abode of the supreme God, the abode of eternal values and virtues of Akshar as defined in the Vedas and Upanishads where divine bhakti, purity and peace forever pervades.

Akshardham is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi, India. Also referred to as Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the complex displays centuries of traditional Indian and Hindu culture, spirituality, and architecture. The building was inspired and moderated by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual head of the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, whose 3,000 volunteers helped 7,000 artisans construct Akshardham.

For the first time ever in the world witness the heritage of India in all its facets, insights and beauty at the Swaminarayan Akshardham through its mandir, exhibitions, verdant gardens and other attractions.

Akshardham Temple - Delhi
Akshardham Temple in Delhi has an important place in Delhi tourism. The structure depicts great Indian culture and its architecture is simply immaculate. This amazing structure of Akshardham Delhi, India comprises of 20,000 statues, floral motifs and exquisite carved pillars made of stones. This beautiful structure and masterpiece architecture was built under the support and funding of the Bochasanvasi Aksharpurushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS).

It is built along the river Yamuna and lies over an area of around 100 acres with beautiful gardensAkshardham temple New Delhi, water fountains and carved pavilions.

The main monument, of depicting ancient Indian “vastu shastra” and architecture, is a masterpiece in pink sandstone and white marble that is 141 feet high, 316 feet wide and 370 feet long with 234 ornate pillars, over 20,000 sculptures and statues of deities, eleven 72-foot-high huge domes and decorative arches.

Swaminarayan Akshardham, Delhi complex features a large central monument crafted entirely of stone, exhibitions on incidents from the life of Swaminarayan and the history of India, an IMAX feature, a musical fountain, and large landscaped gardens.

Visitor information Akshardham Temple Delhi
Location: NH 24, Noida Mor, New Delhi, India
State: Delhi
Year of Construction: 2005
Specialty: The structure is spread over 100 depicting Indian culture, history, art, values.

What is Akshardham Temple Delhi Timings?
Akshardham Delhi timingsImage of Akshardham New Delhi
April to September:
Complex: 10.00 am to 7.00 pm
Exhibitions: 11.00 am to 6.30 pm
Musical Fountain: 7.30 pm
October to March:
Complex: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Exhibitions:10.00 am to 5.30 pm
Musical Fountain: 6.30 pm
Akshardham Temple In Delhi is opened from -Tuesday to Sunday.
(The entire Swaminarayan Akshardham Complex is closed on Mondays)
Night Lighting: On Saturdays, Sundays.
Souvenir Shop: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm

Time needed to view Akshardham in Delhi
Main Mandir and Gardens: One and a half hours
Hall of Values, Boat Ride and Theatre: Approx. 3 hours.

Entry info on Akshardham in Delhi:
Entry into the Swaminarayan Akshardham Delhi Complex is Free.
Entry to the Mandir and Gardens is Free.
Tickets Needed: To view the Exhibitions and shows organized in the temple.

Restriction while visiting Delhi Akshardham
Smoking and Alcohol
Smoking, tobacco, alcohol and drugs are not allowed in the complex.

Mobile Phones, Cameras
Cameras, video cameras, mobile phones or any electronic items are not allowed inside the complex.

Visitors are not allowed to carry food inside the premises of ure, fresh vegetarian food and snacks are available at Premvati Food Court. The restaurant caters to a wide variety of traditional dishes and delicacies, both cold and hot.

No pets are allowed in the complex.


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  1. Very Informative post on Akshardham Temple Delhi.

  2. Akshardham in Delhi, is now the major attraction of Delhi.

    Dont miss, attractions of the complex are three exhibition halls. These are "Sahajanand Darshan", "Neelkanth Darsdhan" and "Sanskruti Vihar". "Sahajanand Darshan" is where life of Swaminarayan is displayed through robotic shows, while "Neelkanth Darsdhan" has a huge I-Max theatre screening movie based on the life of the Lord. Another amazing presentation is "Sanskruti Vihar" with 12-minute boat ride experience of India's glorious heritage.


  3. Vandani Pandey1/25/2010 02:07:00 AM

    During my recent tour to Delhi, I got chance to visit Akshardham Temple in Delhi.

    Delhi Akshardham Temple is must visit place while you are on Delhi tour. Stunning structure and masterpiece architecture makes Akshardham Temple located in New Delhi an important place in Delhi's tourism.

    The temple complex is a splendid example of centuries of traditional Hindu culture, spirituality and architecture.

    I plan to visit again.

  4. Akshardham Temple in Delhi is the most visit place.
    So beautiful......

  5. Don't miss miss the boat ride (Sanskruti Vihar) while visiting Akshardham, Delhi.