23 Delhi Temples That Are Famous Tourist Places To Visit

Have a spiritual encounter with God!

Jenisha Jodhani

Jenisha Jodhani

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Spirituality has no bounds. One can visit temples and can still be Agnostic. Human understanding of divinity and God is still a mystery and people have been trying to figure it out for decades.

However, there is still a mass population of beings who do believe in God or something that is of a higher power. For some, this belief is only what keeps them going and believing even more. 

We all know Delhi is a state of devotional experiences which is why we have combined some of the famous Delhi mandirs you can visit, whenever you are travelling there or so. Here is the list of the Famous Delhi Temples for a spiritual experience!

1. Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple is a Hindu temple and a spiritual-cultural campus in New Delhi. This Delhi mandir displays millennia of traditional and modern Hindu culture, spirituality and architecture. This temple is in Noida Mor, Pandav Nagar, New Delhi. 

2. (Bahai) Lotus Temple

This famous Delhi temple is an astonishing tourist attraction and is notable for its flowerlike shape. It is located in Bahapur, New Delhi. This Delhi mandir is open to all regardless of religion or any other qualification. 

3. ISKCON Temple

ISKCON Mandir being the biggest Hare Krishna temple offering Vedic learning courses. It is proudly described as the glory of India and Vedic cultural centre. This famous Delhi temple is located in Sant Nagar, East of Kailash, New Delhi. A spot-on place and a must-visit too!

4. Kalka Mandir Delhi

Kalka Mandir, also known as Kalkaji temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali. This Delhi temple is near MA Anandmayee marg, New Delhi. 

5. Chhatarpur Temple

This Delhi Mandir is dedicated to Goddess Katyayani. It is located downtown area of the south of Delhi, Chhatarpur. The entire complex of the temple is spread over a wide area of 70 acres.

6. Birla Mandir (Lakshmi Narayan Temple)

The Lakshmi Narayan temple is also known as Birla Mandir. It is a Hindu temple dedicated to the worship of God Lakshminarayan. Lakshminarayan usually refers to Vishnu, the preserver in the Trimurti. He is also known as Narayana. This Delhi mandir is located near Gole Market, New Delhi.

7. Jhandewalan Hanuman Temple

This Delhi temple is near Karol bagh in Delhi and is dedicated to goddess Aadi Shakti. It is among the oldest temple in Delhi and is located on Jhandewalan road. 

8. Yogmaya Temple

It is a Hindu temple shakti-peetha dedicated to the goddess Yogmaya, also considered to be a sister of Krishna as she took avatar as Subhadra. It is also known as Jogmaya temple. This Delhi mandir is situated in Mehrauli, New Delhi, near the Qutb complex.

9. Kali Bari Temple

This is a Hindu temple and a Bengali cultural centre with a library. It also offers guest rooms for rent. It is situated in Mandir marg, near Birla Temple, New Delhi.

10. Bhairon Mandir or Sri Kilkari Bhairav Temple

Bhairav bhagwan mandir in Kalkaji, is one of the top temples in Kalkaji, Delhi. 

11. Gauri Shankar Temple

Gauri Shankar Mandir is one of the oldest Delhi mandir located in Chandni Chowk, near the Red Fort in New Delhi. It is said to be 800 years old. For a temple to be so ancient, it is a must-visit for one.

12. Mahabodhi Temple

This famous Delhi temple, also known as ‘Great awakening temple” is a Buddhist temple in Delhi. It is a 1-minute walk from the Laxminarayan temple. 

13. Ladakh Buddhist Vihara

The Ladakh Buddhist vihar represents one of those isolated places in the middle of Delhi chaos. The monastery contains a big library full of texts on Buddhism and also many friendly faces. It is situated in Ladakh Budh Vihar Colony, Civil Lines, New Delhi.

14. Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir

This Delhi temple is the oldest and best-known Jain temple in Delhi. The temple is known for an avian veterinary hospital, called the Jain Birds hospital. It is located opposite the Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi. 

15. Swetambara Jain Temple

This Delhi mandir is situated at Kinari bazaar road, Chandni Chowk, Delhi. It is among the most important sacred places for Jains.

16. Arya Samaj Mandir

Arya Samaj Delhi mandir is situated near Hanuman road area, Connaught Place, New Delhi. 

17. Shri Jagannath Mandir

Shri Jagannath Mandir is an important place of worship for the Oriya community in Delhi. It is located in Hauz Khas. It is a temple of Jagannath, worshipped as Vishnu or Narayana.

18. Hanuman Mandir (Connaught Place)

Hanuman temple in Connaught Place, New Delhi, is an ancient Hindu temple and is claimed to be one of the five temples of Mahabharata days in Delhi.

19. Sairam Mandir

Sairam mandir is a Hindu temple located in sector 15E, Rohini, New Delhi. This temple in Delhi is among the popular tourist places.

20. Kali Mandir

Chittranjan park kali mandir is a temple complex and Bengali community cultural centre in Chittaranjan Park in New Delhi. It started as a shiv temple in 1973. The larger shrines are dedicated to goddess Kali, shiva and Radha Krishna, added in 1984.

21. Neeli Chatri Temple

This is an ancient Delhi mandir dedicated to lord shiva. The eldest Pandava brother, Prince Yudhishthira of Mahabharata established the temple and the Nigambodh ghat adjacent to it. It is situated at Nigambodh ghat, New Delhi.

22. Uttara Swamimalai Temple (Palam marg)

Uttara Swamimalai Temple, also known as Malai Mandir, is dedicated to Lord Swaminatha. It is a Hindu temple complex located on the affluent Palam Marg, New Delhi. Lord Swaminatha is most revered by the religious Hindus of Tamil and other South Indian community in the city.

23. Shani Dham Temple

Shani Dham temple contains the world’s tallest statue of Shani. The largest Shani idol was unveiled by Shree Swami Madhavasharam Ji Maharaj. It is situated in Mehrauli, New Delhi. It is one of the famous Delhi temples.

This brings us to the end of our compilation of some of the famous Delhi temples you can visit and gain a devotional experience in. Delhi Mandirs are must-visit spots and one should definitely visit them at least once. Do let us know about your thoughts on this and for such interesting and fact-full articles, stay tuned with Feeding Trends!

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Jenisha Jodhani

A real problem solver with a hands-on attitude, who has added the ability to hit the ground running. I have an enthusiastic approach to work and proactive in learning new aspects of content writing, media, and advertisement. Writing is something that is open for one to be as creative as they want. This is what keeps me going.

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