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Opening timings for lotus temple

All days of the week except Monday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Summer)
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (Winter)

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Lotus Temple Road, Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Bahapur, Near Kalkaji Temple, New Delhi, Delhi 110019, India
entry fee
No entry fee
All days of the week except Monday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Summer)
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (Winter)
visit duration
1 to 2 hours

how to reach lotus temple

Lotus Temple is close to the Kalkaji Mandir metro station (on the Violet Line) and right next to the Kalkaji Park. You can travel to this temple by hiring a cab or by local transportation.

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about lotus temple

Also called Bahai Temple or the Bahai House of worship, the Lotus Temple New Delhi is an important landmark in the city. This place of worship of the Bahai sect is literally constructed in the shape of a large, white lotus flower. An architectural feat in itself, this beautiful temple is flocked by people from all religions, a living example of the openness and equality promoted by Bahai laws. 

One is allowed to read or chant from holy scriptures belonging to any religion, but nobody is allowed to play musical instruments, give sermons or hold religious ceremonies inside the hall. You can experience calm like never before, for the main temple area prohibits visitors from making any noise whatsoever. This exemplifies the true nature of Buddhist traditions, which lays emphasis on meditation as a means to experience divinity. 

Winner of a number of architectural awards, Lotus Temple is truly a sight to behold, especially in the night when it is all lit up in breathtaking splendour.

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Sangita Nandy
Sangita Nandy
My experience at Lotus Temple
Nov 25 2014
Lotus Temple, place of peace, can't be described by saying 'great'. it is 100% more than that. Once we visit there, our pains, troubles, problems in our life. is is really an auspicious place. Must Visit........
akash yadav
akash yadav
“Lovely Temple”
Nov 16 2014
We went there were quite a few people there.We had to stand in line outside,but it went by very quickly.It was so beautiful to see all the lovely gardens and then the Temple itself was a sight to behold.It was a nice afternoon of walking around and t ...... read more