Lotus Temple in Delhi
lotus temple : Monuments in Delhi

 Lotus Temple : Symbol of Peace and Prosperity

Address Bahapur, Kalkaji, New Delhi, India


ReasonsReasons to be here -
Peace, Piousness and self - placation!


Entry Fees Entry Fee -
Free


Visitors Timings Timings-
All days of the week except Monday: 9:00 AM-7:00 PM


Travel DirectionWay to reach -
The best way to reach the Lotus Temple is take the metro. The nearest metro station to the temple is the Kalkaji Mandir metro station.


Traveller's PickTraveller's Pick - About Lotus Temple


Lotus Temple or Baha'i Temple, called in more traditional way, is a house of worship completed in the year 1986 under the supervision of Persian architect Fariborz Sahba.


Lotus being a symbol of peace and prosperity all around the world, the shape of the temple personifies the purpose for which the foundation of this marvelous man-made architectural was laid. Lotus temple is made of pristine marble blocks, cement, dolomite and sand and the entire ascetic value is coddled by the group of nine pools filled with crystal clear water. In accord with the mores of Baha'i religion, the temple is open to everyone from anywhere in the world who is looking for inner peace and wants to break the shackles of trepidation.


The sanctum of "27 blooming petals" stands at 40 meters tall with a capacity of accommodating more than 2000 people. Embodying equality, humanity and religious unification, Lotus Temple, which is among seven Baha'i Houses of Worship around the world has won laurels all around the world both for structural design value and inherit rationale behind the construction.


Been an ideal place to meditate, pray and relax, this temple has much more in-depth allusion than one can see with his or her bare eyes. Lotus Temple highlights the fact that every human holds a key for better future of the entire mankind and with a combined effort, we, the human race, will be able to foster a new world where parity will not depend upon cast, creed or religion.


The Lotus temple has the capacity to accommodate nearly 2500 people and has nine doors that open in a central hall. The whole structure is made of white marble that adds to the glory of the temple. It is about 40 meters tall surrounded by nine ponds and appears as if the temple is floating like a Lotus flower in water.


Visit Official Website: http://www.bahaindia.org


"Your first step in the premises of Lotus temple with usher you into the world where, the aura of kindness and benevolence will engulf your mind, body and soul and your life will get a new perspective."


NearbyNearby Attractions -

Kalkaji Devi Temple - Considered among one of the few places where dreams transcends into reality with the help of god’s benediction.

Kalkaji District Park - Best way to get closer to Mother-Nature and to revitalize your senses amid lush green surroundings.


TipTRAVELER'S ESSENTIALS -

Considering the nature of the place, people are expected to maintain silence inside the prayer hall. Also dress conservatively and remove footwear before entering the prayer hall to comply with the religious norms.


Delhi Map - Lotus Temple
Hotels near Lotus Temple
Mantra Amaltas
Address: 23, Friends Colony (west), New Delhi, DL 110065
Star Rating: 4 star hotel ****
Distance: 3.80 km
Phone: 011 4966 4966
Website: www.mantraamaltas.com
 
Hotel Stallions
Address: B-14, Captain Kaur Marg, Greater Kailash I, East of Kailash, New Delhi, DL 110048
Distance: 1.6 km
Phone: 911140014444
Website: www.hotelstallions.com
 
Hotel Madonna
Address: 53/7 Old Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, DL 110060
Distance: 0.5 km
Phone: 011 4243 2803
 
The Royce Hotel
Address: D-803, New Friends Colony, New Delhi, DL 110025
Distance: 5.4 km
Phone: 011 4109 1111
Website: www.theroycehotel.com
 
Tavern Business Hotel
Address: 105 Bharat Nagar New Friends Colony, New Delhi, DL 431813
Distance: 2.7 km NW
Phone: 011 4205 5555
Website: www.tavernhotels.com
 
The Suryaa New Delhi
Address: Mathura Road, New Friends Colony, New Delhi, DL 110025
Star Rating: 5 star hotel *****
Distance: 3.2 km
Phone: 011 2683 5070
Website: www.thesuryaanewdelhi.com
 
Basil The Residency
Address: Mathura Rd, Sukhdev Vihar, Okhla Industrial Area, New delhi, Delhi 110025
Distance: 4.3 km
Phone: 099 99 682585
Website: www.basildelhi.com
 
The Amber
Address: 198,Sukhdev Vihar, New Delhi, DL 110025
Distance: 3.6 km
Phone: 011 4659 1700
Website: www.theamber.in

Restaurants near Lotus Temple
Buddy's Broasted
Fast Food
Timings: 11am to 11pm
Meal for two - Rs. 200/-
Address: 217A, Phase III, Ikhla, New Delhi
Phone: 40509900
Address: Food Court, DLF Mall, Saket, New Delhi
Phone: 41029900
 
ChaoBella
Multi-Cuisine (Chinese, Italian)
Timings: 12.30pm to 2.45pm, 7pm to 12.30am
Meal for two - Rs. 3300/-
Address: Crowne Plaza New Delhi Okhla Plot No. 1, Community Centre, Pkhla Phase I, New Delhi
Phone: 46462000
 
Edesia
Coffee Shop/All-Day Dining
Timings: 6.30am to 1am
Meal for two - Rs. 3200/-
Address: Crowne Plaza Today, Plot No.1, Community Centre, Okhla Phase I, New Delhi
Phone: 46462000
 
Mughal Cuisine
North Indian (Mughlai)
Timings: 11.30am to 11pm
Meal for two - Rs. 600/-
Address: D-3 Abul Fazal Enclave, Jamia Nagar, Delhi
Phone: 43850255
 
Nathu's Sweets
Mithais, Snacks
Timings: 8am to 11pm
Meal for two - Rs. 350/-
Address: E-49/12, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase II, New Delhi
Phone: 41614361-63
 
Purani Dilli
North Indian (Mughlai)
Timings: Noon to 3.30pm, 6pm to 11pm
Meal for two - Rs. 800/-
Address: 371, Main Road, Zakir Nagar, Okhla, New Delhi
Phone: 26983371, 9891878333, 9999816299
 
Red Moon Bakery
Bakery & Confectionery
Timings: 9am to 7.30pm
Meal for two - Rs. 300/-
Address: W-41, Okhla Industrial Area Phase II, New Delhi
Phone: 40534797
 
Slice of Italy
Italian
Timings: 10.30am to Midnight
Meal for two - Rs. 300/-
Address: A-99/2, Okhla, Phase II, New Delhi
Phone: 41708111-13
 
True Blue
Multi-Cuisine (North Indian, Chinese)
Timings: 11.30am to 11.30pm
Meal for two - Rs. 700/-
Address: DDA Market, Local Shopping Complex, Okhla, Phase I, New Delhi
Phone: 40503133
 
Zaitoon
Arabian, Lebanese
Timings: 11am to 11pm
Meal for two - Rs. 400/-
Address: C-2A, Food Lounge, DLF Place, Saket, New Delhi
Phone: 41056565
Address: (Takeaway), A-133, DDA Sheds, Okhla Phase III, New Delhi
Phone: 26386565

Railway Stations near Lotus Temple