Famous Temples in Delhi
Delhi,  India

15 Best Religious & Spiritual Famous Temples in Delhi

Apart from being the capital of India Delhi also have many devotional places that attract visitors easily. These religious places are not only gigantic but also have beautiful architecture too. You can find some famous temples in Delhi that made hundreds of years before which is currently in great condition. Also, the list of new Temple’s ain’t that short too. Let’s have a look at some popular and famous temples in Delhi like Akshardham & ISKON where you must make a visit once in your life.

Religious & Spiritual Temples in Capital city of India – Delhi

1. Akshardham Temple

This temple dedicated to Swami Narayan Akshardham. You can see a giant statue of Swami Narayan inside the temples. Akshardham temple is one of the biggest temples in that is located nearby Commonwealth Games village on NH24. The most attractive part of this temple is architectural works on Walls. Thousands of Gods and Goddess pictures are crafted by hands-on this temple. In the evening light and sound show is worth seeing.

Entry Timings = 9.30 am – 6.30 pm

Things you have to remember = Please don’t carry any bag, phone, camera and leather product inside the temple.

2. Hanuman Mandir, Jhandewalan

Hanuman Mandir
Hanuman Mandir

This mandir or temple is located at Jhandewalan & this is one of the oldest temples in Delhi. This Skyscraper Temple’s height is 108ft and you can see these temples from both metro station Karol Bagh and Jhandewalan. The main gate of the temple is very attractive. On Tuesday there’s you can find so much rush and you can feel extremely blessed inside the temple.

Things you have to remember = In evening Aarti, God Hanuman’s arms statue moves back and then you can see a flawless image of Lord Rama and Devi Sita.

Entry Timings = 5.00 am to 10.00 pm

3. Kalika Temple

Kalkaji temple was built around 1764AD and one of the famous temples in which thousands of people make a visit every day. This temple looks similar to Vaishno Devi temple and during Navratri, the number of visitors increases immensely.

Things you have to remember = People offer flowers and Prasad to make wishes here. So, you can follow the same.

Entry Timings = 4.00 am to 11.00 pm 

4. Lotus Temple


This temple is located near Kalkaji Mandir and one of the main tourist attractions in Delhi. You can see multiple gate in this building which takes you to the main hall. Here people do pray silently and it’s quite peaceful in crowded cities. You can meditate here for many hours and find peaceful places in this hustle city.

Things you have to remember = Lotus Temple is a meditation place so don’t make noise here.

Entry Timings: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm

5. ISKCON Temple

Its located in Krishna Hill which is located in East of Kailash. ISKCON temple is the worship place of Lord Krishna. Achyut Kanvinde has designed this amazing architecture. You can find a museum here that has a huge collection of Bhagavad Gita in any language.

Things you have to remember = Watch evening aarti & Museum.

Entry Timings = 4.30 am – 9.00 pm

6. Chhatarpur Temple

Chhatarpur Temple
Chhatarpur Temple

It’s one of the famous temples located in South Delhi at Chhatarpur. Chhatarpur temple is dedicated to Goddess Katyayani (one of the avatars of Goddess Durga). You can see a perfect influence of South and North Indian architectural design on the temple. This temple has 20 big and small temples inside this.

Entry Timings = 6.00 am – 10.00 pm

7. Bhairon Temple

Bhairon Temple
Bhairon Temple

It is located on Pragati Maidaan in the backyard of Purana Quila. According to Indian mythology, this temple is built by Pandavas. Bhairon temple is divided into two parts- the Doodhiya Bhairon temple and the Kilkari Bhairon temple. On Doodhiya Bhairon temple devotees offer milk to God Bhairon and on Kilkari Bhairon temple, they offer alcohol to fulfill their wishes.

Things you have to remember = Before visit please carry the alcohol because there is no alcohol inside or nearby the temple.

Entry Timings = 5.00 am – 9.00 pm

8. Sheetla Mata Temple

Sheetla Mata Temple
Sheetla Mata Temple

This Temple is a very famous temple in Delhi which is located near Gurugram Railway Station. Sheetla was the wife of Guru Dronacharya which plays a major role in Mahabharata. There’s a structure built for statue safety so no one can touch it but you can offer flowers and pray from a given distance.

Things you have to remember = Touching to a statue is strictly prohibited please follow this rule.

Entry Timings = Summer 5:00 am to 10:30 pm, Winter 6:00 am to 10:00 pm

9. Yogmaya Temple

Yogmaya temple is the only temple in Delhi that is dedicated to Yogmaya. People believed that this temple is more than 5000 years old. This temple is known for its uniqueness which makes it a must to visit.

Things you have to remember = For the best experience, you should visit this temple during October to get an amazing experience of the Phoolon ki Sair(Flower Walk) Festival. During October this temple is full of fresh flower that looks heavenly.

Entry Timings = 5.00 am – 8.30 pm

10. Birla Temple

Birla Temple
Birla Temple

This is also known as Laxminarayan Temple which is dedicated to God Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. Because of Birla Industrialist who built it between 1933 and 1939, it’s become popular by Birla Temple. In the temple, you can see Laxminarayan Statue in the main temple where Lord Shiva, Krishna, Budhha, Ganesh and many others are located in the exact complex.

Things you have to remember = Visting during Janmashtami and Diwali festivals give you the best feeling because that time it is fully crowded by devotees.

Entry Timings = 4.30 am to 9.00 pm

11. Saibaba Temple

Sai Baba temple is one of the oldest and mystic temples in Delhi. People do believe that they feel the presence of Sai Baba since the temple was built. It is located on Lodhi Road and on Thursday a large number of people visit each Thursday here.

Things you have to remember = Devotees offer Chaadar and Flowers to make a wish.

Entry Timings = 4.30 am – 9.00 pm

12. Shri Digambar Jain Lal Temple

It is the largest Jain temple in Delhi and located opposite Red Fort. This temple built in the 17th century and still it’s beautiful. It is dedicated to Lord Mahavira and Lord Adinath who play a major role in Jain religion.

Things you have to remember = This temple is close between 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM so it’s better to make an early visit in the morning or late evening.

Entry Timings = Winter 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

13. Shani Temple

Shani Temple
Shani Temple

This temple is located near the Gurugram sector 45 and dedicated to God Shani. In this temple, you can see many god and goddess statue that includes Lord Rama, Mother Sita, Goddess Kali, Lord Shiva, and many others. Near Shani temple, there is also Dakshinmukhi Kali Temple who’s main part (Peeth) located in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Note = Don’t forget to visit Dakshin Mukhi Kali temple because it also holds the same value as the main Peeth of Kathmandu.

Entry Timings = 5.00 am to 10.00 pm

14. Chittranjan Park Kali Temple

Chittranjan Park Kali Temple
Chittranjan Park Kali Temple

This temple is also known as Chittranjan Park Kali Temple that is located in Chittranjan Park. Goddess Kali is one the favorite goddess of the Bengali community and that’s why it’s dedicated to her. This temple is very valuable to Bengalis and the lacks visitors visit this temple during Durga pooja and Navratri.

Things to remember before = At Navratri time there’s so much rush so make sure to keep your child with you.

Entry Timings = 5.00 am to 10.00 pm

15. Shri Jagannath temple

This temple is located in Hauz Khas, South Delhi which is an exact replica of Old Jagannath temple which is situated in Puri. It’s dedicated to Lord Jagannath, Lord Balbhadra and Maa Subhadra and the favorite place of the Oriya community. 

Things you have to remember = Camera is prohibited here so don’t carry one here.

Entry Timings: 5.00 am to 10.00 pm

Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. Nearby metro station of Akshardham temple?

A. The nearest metro station of Akshardham is Akshardham temple metro station which is located on Blue Line.

Q. Which marble is used to build Lotus Temple?

A. Lotus temple surface of white marble from Pentali, Greece. More than 10000 different shapes of marbles used to the surface of the Lotus Temple.

Q. What’s the distance between Lotus and Kalkaji Temple metro station?

A. The distance between the Lotus temple and Kalkaji metro station is nearly about 400 meters.

Q. Where is the lotus temple in Delhi?

A. Lotus Tempel is located near the KalkaJi Temple and the nearest metro station is Kalka Ji Metro Station.

Q. Where is the ISKCON temple in Delhi?

A. Iskon temple is located in Delhi near the Lotus & Kalkaji Mandir and the nearest metro station is KalkaJi Metro.

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