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Private Day Tour of Delhi's Grand Temples
"Immerse yourself in the grand architecture of Delhi’s diverse temples on a full-day private tour that also includes a delicious lunch of South Indian cuisine.Following a pick-up from your hotel travel by air-conditioned vehicle to the flower-shaped Lotus Temple Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent for the Baha'i Faith. The award winning temple was completed in 1986 and as well as the striking exterior has a ground-breaking interior and extensive gardens.The Lakshmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir) is one of Delhi’s grandest sites of worship. Dedicated to Laxmi (the goddess of prosperity) and Narayan (the preserver) the 3-storied temple houses idols of the goddess and lord as well as many shrines and side temples.Visit one of the largest temple complexes in India at the Iskcon Temple which is divided into 3 red and yellow sandstone altars. Enjoy the optional sound and light show
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"Private Delhi Tour: Lotus Temple
"Private Delhi Tour: Lotus Temple Qutub Minar and Dilli Haat""Your private sightseeing tour of Delhi starts as you are picked up from your hotel by your guide and driven to Bahai Temple commonly referred to as the Lotus Temple for its stunning shape that looks like an unfurling white lotus. Admire its renowned architectural design and then enter the temple and learn about its history from your expert guide as you enjoy the welcoming atmosphere inviting people of all religions to worship. Afterward make your way to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Qutub Minar
From $69.00
 
Independent Old and New Delhi City Tour in Private Car
"After a pick-up from your Delhi City Hotel you will go on a private tour of Old and New Delhi. Your first stop will be a walking tour of the Red Fort. In 1638 Shahjahan transferred his capital from Agra to Delhi and laid the foundations of Shahjahanabad. with bastions gates and wickets at intervals and is constructed in red sandstone and marble.After visiting the Red Fort you will visit Jama Masjid India's biggest mosque. In 1644 Shahjahan commenced this great mosque which was completed it in 1650.After spending a 30 to 40 minutes at the mosque you will have a walking tour in the Chandni Chowk market. The market is along the Jama Mosque and in-front of the Red Fort. Chand you will be driven to a nice restaurant to have lunch (own expense). After lunch you will visit the New Delhi. Stop first at Humayun's Tomb a tomb commissioned by Humayun's first wife Bega Begum in 1569-70 and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas
From $54.00

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Bahai Lotus Temple

I don't know, but the Bahai Lotus Temple has not made much impression on me ... I don't understand why the temple, which was built in 1986, is considered to be one of the main attractions of Delhi -...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jan 24, 2016

Lotus temple, Delhi.

Strange to see such modern architecture in Delhi of the Lotus Temple. Finished only in 1986 as a Bahà'i house of worship, it is open to all denominations and religions. It has won many awards for its...
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pfsmalo
May 26, 2014

The Lotus Temple!

This temple is open to all religions, though the Bahais are related to the Shia Sect( The follower of Prophet Ali, who was son in law of Prophet Mohammad) of Moslem Religion.The Bahá'í House of...
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goutammitra
Aug 27, 2011

Lotus Temple

The Lotus Temple is the Bahai temple in Delhi, India. It is called the Lotus temple because of its lotus-like shape. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Delhi. It has a beautiful...
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Rupanworld
Jan 17, 2009

Lotus Temple, Delhi

This temple is called the Bahai Temple and is most commonly known as the Lotus Temple. The unique lotus shaped structure houses the beautiful temple of the Bahai people; a religious sect from Persia....
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chizz
Jul 21, 2008

Lotus Temple

"There is one God; mankind is one; the foundations of religion are one."The Lotus Temple, recent architectural marvel of the Bahai faith, located in south Delhi on the way to Agra. Shaped like a half...
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Emile72
Aug 01, 2007

Meditation and global community at Lotus Temple

I don't believe in gods. But if you have to subscribe to any monotheistic religion, I would recommend the Bahai Faith (I think Miles Davis was a follower) or the Sikh religion. They put toleration and...
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supune
May 26, 2007

Baha’i Temple

The Baha'i House of Worship, popularly known as the Lotus Temple, is one of the most visited edifices in India. The Lotus Temple in New Delhi is the sole Bahai House of Worship in the whole continent...
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Willettsworld
Apr 09, 2007

Bahai Temple (1986)

The Bahai Temple - Completed in 1986, the Bahai temple is set amidst pools and gardens, and adherents of any faith are free to visit the temple and pray or meditate silently according to their own...
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RAJASTHANBYCAR
Feb 24, 2006

Bahai (Lotus) Temple

The Lotus Temple is one of the newer buildings in Delhi that has a certain modern grace to it. (sorta like the Opera house in Sydney, maybe...) And it also seems to be quite popular with the locals....
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kenmerk
Jan 08, 2005

The Baha'ai Faith

"...the purpose of places of worship and edifices for adoration is simply that of unity, in order that various nations, divergent races, varying souls, may gather there and among them amity, love and...
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OlivierB
Apr 04, 2004

Lotus Temple

Baha'i Temple, is known as one of the most beautiful architectural temples in India. Popularly called Lotus Temple as it is built in the shape of a Lotus flower and reaches a height of more than 40m....
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Nov 24, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Lotus Temple

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Connaught place

Connaught place is a central place in New Delhi, like a giant round about from where radiate immense avenues. On the central area, with gardens, water basins, it is a quiet place where young (and less...
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Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum

This interesting museum tells the story of former Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi's life through text and photographs. You can see the actual clothes she was wearing when she was assassinated on 31...
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Rajpath

Rajpath (literally translated would mean the Way/street of the King) is the street which is the famous avenue of New Delhi that runs from Rashtrapati Bhavan (President's palace) through Vijay Chowk...
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Safdarjung's Tomb

Safdarjung's tomb or the Safdarjang Maqbara is a tomb in a huge garden and was built in 1754. It is made of marble. The office of the Archaeological Survey of India is located in the top storey. The...
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Old Delhi Bazaar Walk & Masterji Kee Haveli Visiting Tour

This tour will show you things you could never find by yourselves. The founders are local people living in the same part of the city. They are incredibly friendly, knowledgeable lovely people and...
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Raj Ghat

After watching the minaret of Qutb Minar and admiring of its size and beauty, I came to the minaret of Al-Minar, about which until had not heard, so it, in some way, was a surprise for me. Perhaps if...
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Getting to Lotus Temple

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Bahapur, Kalkaji (9 km/5 mi southeast of Connaught Pl., New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India, 110019

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  • Sunday 09:30 to 17:30
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 09:30 to 17:30
  • Wednesday 09:30 to 17:30
  • Thursday 09:30 to 17:30
  • Friday 09:30 to 17:30
  • Saturday 09:30 to 17:30

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