Akshardham, New Delhi

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One of the largest Hindu temples in the world, Akshardham boasts a blend of different architectural styles and features. You'll find the temple decorated with nine separate domes of varying sizes, the tallest of which reaches a height of 43 m (141 ft). Enter through the main gate and admire the intricate carvings and reliefs on the exterior of the building, made with distinctive pink and white marble. Within, explore numerous exhibits dedicated to Hinduism. See Akshardham and all New Delhi has to offer by arranging your trip with our New Delhi trip itinerary website .
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  • This newly built temple is located far from the city centre. Access controls are very strict (airport type) and you are not allowed to carry your mobile phone or other devices with you. All these privations, however, are worth the candle because the temple has incredible, it is gigantic and decorated in every inch, the interior literally leaves you breathless. Removing the Taj Mahal I think this is the most beautiful facility in all of India.
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  • Akshardham was under construction for 5 years, and the temple complex was opened in 2005. The central building of the complex - a temple of pink sandstone shakes with its splendor, outwardly more like a palace of oriental fairy tales. And what a magnificence inside! Under the central dome there is a more than 3-meter golden statue of Swaminaryan, next to it several more statues of his students, the size of a smaller one. As the guide told us, it took a few tons of gold to make these statues. Pompous decoration and around the statues, as well as walls and pedestals, where there are statues, are made of marble, finishes with gold, precious and semi-precious stones. It's really beautiful! Visited this temple as part of the tour "Gold...
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  • Most amazing architecture I have ever seen in my life. Loved the temple and temple grounds. The tours are a must-see religious educational experience. All the tours were available in English. The light show was an exquisite musical and visual piece that was engaging from start to finish even though it was all in Hindi. The place is visited by tens of thousands of people, so I recommend going on a weekday...
  • Most amazing architecture I have ever seen in my life. Loved the temple and temple grounds. The tours are a must-see religious educational experience. All the tours were available in English. The light show was an exquisite musical and visual piece that was engaging from start to finish even though it was all in Hindi. The place is visited by tens of thousands of people, so I recommend going on a weekday.
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