Religious places are the place where one can do worship and offer prayers. Here are some of the religious places to visit in Delhi. These are some of the religious places you must visit once in your life. These places provide you with peace and help you relieve stress and tensions. These places are well connected and you can go there with your family and friends to enjoy and love the moments of your life.
Lotus temple situated in Kalkaji in Delhi is one of the religious places to visit in Delhi. It is titled as Bahá’í House Of worship in December 1986 it is one of the main attractions in Delhi due to its flowerlike shape structure. It is open for people of all religions and there is no qualification required and entry is open for any care or religion in the temple. The building is attractive due to its 27 free standing petals made up of fine marble and are arranged in three clusters to form nine sides of the temple. It can comprise 2500 people at a time. The temple has nine openings which signify nine openings of the human body. You can do meditation by sitting in the temple as it is very quiet placed with amazing vibes and mesmerising aura.
You can also have a look at beautiful gardens full of beautiful flowers and trees. This monument comes under the list of most visited monuments in the world. Its timings are 9:30 Am to 7:00 Pm in summers and 9:30 Am to 5:30 Pm in winters. It is said that the winter season is one of the best times to visit the temple. The temple is well connected to the metro station and by roads. You can opt for public transport or private cabs. You can easily reach the temple without facing difficulties. It is one of the best places in Delhi you must visit once in your life. The temple offers free entry to all visitors of any caste or religion.
Jama masjid comes in one of the largest mosques in India. It is the ‘world reflecting mosque’ or Masjid-i Jehan Numa. It is situated in old Delhi. Shah Jahan built this mosque between 1650 to 1656 which costs one million rupees at that time. The moisture is constructed with the help of red sandstone and white marble. It is titled `National mosque of India’ for Muslims. Twenty-five thousand people can worship at the same time in the mosque and it seems that the floor plan which is being used in this mosque matches the floor plan of Jama Masjid present in Agra. You can spend time exploring the whole mosque, its architecture, features and many more. You can offer prayers and say for a while in the mosque.
If you visit Jama Masjid, you can have a walk at the famous bazaar of Delhi known as Meena Bazaar and by famous traditional jewellery at Dariba Kalan Market. You can buy wedding dresses from Kinari Bazaar and try delicious dishes like Kebabs and delicious and mouthwatering non-veg dishes in the streets of old deli meat Jama Masjid. You can also try delicious desserts which you could not resist trying on watching. Old Delhi is well connected with the metro and public transport. There are no entry fees for entering the mosque and is always open for any type of person. You can go by private car and bus. It is easy to reach and travel there. It is one of the best mosques present in Delhi and all over the country, you must visit once.
Bangla Sahib Gurudwara
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is one of the most important silk gurdwaras present in Delhi. It is well known for its association with the eighth silk guru, Shri. Guru Har Krishan Ji and the holy river is known as “Sarovar” present inside the gurudwara. It is first constructed in 1783 by General Sardar Baghel Singh as a small shrine. At that time Baghel Singh is also supervising the construction of the other nine shrines. The holy place is situated in Connaught Place in Delhi. You can do worship the whole day by taking parts in Kirtans and other holy prayers. You can do Snan(bathing) at the Sarovar. The vibes are very pleasant and quiet and give peace to your mind. You can also have Langar Seva in the dining hall of the Gurudwara.
You can take Prasad and they enter the temple. It is one of the best and beautiful gurdwaras of Delhi. You can also visit Pracheen Hanuman Mandir situated at a very short distance. It is one of the Hindu temples of Lord Hanumana in Delhi. You can have a visit to that temple. You can try Jain chawal wala which is very famous for its variety of rice. It is also situated at a very short distance or a walking distance. You can have a fun ride on yulu bikes which are parked near the Gurudwara. You can have a look at the beautiful CP market. It is well connected with roads and metros and also you can reach there by public transport. You must visit the temple once in your life. There is no entry fee for entering the Gurudwara and it is free for all. It is or of the religious places to visit in Delhi.
Akshardham mandir also known as Swaminarayan Akshardham Mandir is situated in Delhi. The temple was created by Yogi Maharaj by taking inspiration from his guru Yogiji Maharaj. By taking permission from various departments of DDA, the construction began in November 2000 and the temple was completed in November 2005. The temple is designed fabulously with carvings of dancers, musicians, flora, fauna with many Hindu deities. It is the worlds largest Hindu temple ever made. The temple consists of many attractive things. Firstly you can watch a short film and then you can experience a theatre activity where you will see the life story of Swaminarayan through the robotic displays. You will get to see the worlds smallest robot in form of Shanshyam Maharaj. After that, you can see a whole film by Neelkanth Darshan which will really amuse you.
Then an underground boat ride will give you the ultimate experience of peace and unlimited fun. It shows you the lifestyle of the Vedic period and the worlds first university named Takshashila. Then you can experience countries best musical fountain show displayed in a well. The show offers water jets, live actors, underwater flames within 24 minutes of the show. It also has a museum which displays many ancient things. The restaurant has many restaurants and small shops for visitors convenience. The temple is well connected with the metro and the nearest metro is Akshardham and the temple is situated within a walking distance. The cost of exhibiting is 170 Rs for adults and 100 for children and children below 4 are free. The cost of the musical fountain is 30 Rs for adults and 20 Rs for children. You must visit this place once in your lifetime before you die.