Akshardham Temple Delhi – Religious Tourism in India – Hindu Temple in North India – Hindu Pilgrimage Destinations

Akshardham Delhi is an important Hindu Pilgrimage destination in the north India. If the Qutub Minar, Red Fort, India Gate are the legends of Ancient Delhi surly the Akshardham Temple Delhi is the most recent and modern legend of the city.
Main Building of Akshardham Temple Delhi is 42 meters high, 94 meters wide, and 106 meters long and have 234 pillars, 9 shiny domes, 20 four-sided towers. You might be surprised to know that there are 148 statues of an Elephant alone.
Construction of the Akshardham Temple was in progress for five long years with the involvement of 3,000 workers, most of them were the volunteers. Surly you amaze about the involvement of 7,000 artisans in the construction of temple but this is fact that almost all the Indian Mythology is visible at Akshardham Temple Delhi in the form of over 20 thousand figurines depicted there.
Situated on the banks of Yamuna River, next to 2010 Commonwealth Games village in eastern New Delhi, Akshardham Temple was inaugurated officially on 6th November 2005 in the presence of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam [President of India], Manmohan Singh [Prime Minister] and Lal Krishna Advani [Leader of the Opposition] with the presence of 25,000 guests from the different walks of life.
Surely this is a fact that Akshardham temple is not just yet another worship place. Actually every Akshardham temple in the country is mesmersing fusion of architectural excellence, art & research to exhibit and construct a place of devotion.
This is the fact that for about the 75% of tourists on the Delhi tour, Akshardham Temple Delhi is on the list of must see places.


Vital Tourist Information : Akshardham Temple Delhi

Religion : Hindu


God / Deity : Swaminarayan


Timing : 9:30 A.M. To 7:30 P.M.


Construction Era :
Construction of temple started around 2000 and temple was inaugurated on 6 November 2005 by Pramukh Swami Maharaj.


Constructed by : Shree Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha


City : New Delhi


State : Delhi India


Region : North India


How To Reach : Akshardham Temple Delhi


Local Transportation :
DTC buses are the common mood of local transportation in the Delhi. Metro is another option. Off course Auto Rickshaw, Taxi and hired tourist vehicles are available for local transportation.


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Train journey access to Delhi is very easy because with its three railway station city is origin source of many trains. Tourism dedicated luxury trains like Palace-on-Wheels starts from New Delhi.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Bus routes to Delhi are the web of National and state highways. Almost all north Indian cities are connected with Delhi by road travel.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Indira Gandhi domestic and International airport of city is among the world's busiest airport, as there are numerous domestic and international flights for reaching Delhi by air travel.