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Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple in Delhi has an important place in Delhis tourism. The structure depicts great Indian culture and its architecture is simply immaculate. The temple is located at NH 24, Noida Mor, New Delhi. This amazing structure 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). The temple was inaugurated on November 7, 2005 by Pramukhswami Maharaj (Leader of BAPS). It is built along the river Yamuna and lies over an area of around 100 acres with beautiful gardens, water fountains and carved pavilions.

Akshardham temple took complete two years for completion and a hefty sum of rupees was invested in the construction. According to estimates, around 2 billion was spent in the construction of this masterpiece which indeed depicts the great Hindu religion.

The architecture of Akshardham temple is similar to the one at Gandhinagar in Gujarat. The main monument at the temple is about 141 feet high with a beautiful statue of Lord Swaminarayan. There are various structures within the temple which depicts the history and culture of Hindu Religion.

Akshardham Temple in Delhi: Soul Zone If you want to explore the whole temple then you should take your time off for the whole day as it takes at least five hours to visit each and every structure of the temple.

Swaminarayan Akshardham reflects the essence and magnitude of Indias ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spirituality. Universal values for mankind presented through audio-animatronics and light and sound diorama presentations from the life of Bhagwan Swaminarayan. A giant screen film on an 85' x 65' screen that vividly portrays an 11-year-old child-yogi's epic pilgrimage of India.

A 12-minute fascinating boat-ride experience of 10,000 years of Indias glorious heritage. Learn about the discoveries and inventions of the rishi-scientists of India, see the world's first university of Takshashila and sail through the caves of Ajanta-Ellora.

An intriguing combination of a large stone step-well and a Vedic yagna kund with a colorful musical fountain that echoes Vedic sentiments and prayers. Sixty acres of lush lawns, gardens and exquisite bronze statues of Indias child gems, valorous warriors, national figures and great women personalities inspire visitors with values and national pride.

Noida,Uttar Pradesh

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