Akshardham Temple Delhi
Ticket counters close at 6:00 PM
Senior Citizens: INR 170
Children (4 to 11 years): INR 120 for children
Children below 4 Years: Free
Entry closes at 6:30 PM
Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, Delhi Overview
The Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, Delhi is a temple of Hinduism located in New Delhi, India. It was built by the founder of the Swaminarayan movement, Guru Swaminarayan BAPS Shri Swami Narayan, and was built on land donated by then Lieutenant Governor of the British province of Punjab, Raja Fateh Chand Maluka. The architecture is rich with Indian style and aesthetics that resemble those seen in other temples in India.
The Akshardham complex is spread over an area of 16 acres and has the capacity to seat 70,000 people.
The temple was inaugurated on 19 September 2005 by President emulated by the Prime Minister. The Akshardham Temple was designed by architect Emad Makhlouf with assistance from Padma Bhushan architect Raj Rewal. The design took about six years to complete and is inspired by the ‘Voltas’ architecture of Gujarat in India.