Lotus Temple (Bahá'í House of Worship)

Spiritual Center, Temple, and Monument / Landmark · South Delhi
Bahapur, Kalkaji, New Delhi 110019, Delhi, India
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  • Today
    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 9:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • 2:00 PM–3:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 9:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 9:00 AM–7:00 PM
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  • Lewi Aga B.

    Where your faith is, I am there.

    Lewi Aga Basoeki · December 5, 2015
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  • Vitaliy N.

    Great architecture. Bright example eastern deconstruct arch style. Cosmic light minimal interior. Very clean and salient place.

    Vitaliy Nasonov · October 28, 2015
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  • Self Drive Trips

    Lotus temple -This famous temple is also located in Greater Kailash is known as the Bahai Temple and is one of the must visit places in Delhi. Read more

    Self Drive Trips · October 8, 2015
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  • Mel B.

    Take some socks you need to take off your shoes and floor is very hot!

    Mel Basañez · September 22, 2015
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  • Mina N.

    Lotus Temple is one of the most wonderful picnic spot in Delhi as the gardens and the ponds are really calm and quiet. The temple remains open from 9 am to sunset.

    Mina Naaz · September 21, 2015
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  • Holiday M.

    One of the amazing constructions in Delhi is the Lotus temple. The temple is created in the form of Lotus flower surrounded by nine blue waters pools. No special idols got worshiped inside the temple. Read more

    Holiday Mango · September 15, 2015
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  • dAn

    Fantastic vibe and energy! Great architecture!

    dAn · September 12, 2015
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  • iMondo  .

    Amazing architectural structure!

    iMondo  📱 · July 8, 2015
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  • Holiday M.

    Lotus Temple, another favorite pilgrim tourist destination in Delhi framed in the shape of a Lotus flower. Read more

    Holiday Mango · June 9, 2015
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  • Prabhjot S.

    Huge queue. Saw only the outside

    Prabhjot Sahi · March 29, 2015
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  • Self Drive Trips

    It is a holy place for meditation and the ambiance is divine and spiritual. Introspect and meditate while you sit in pure silence at the Lotus Temple. Read more

    Self Drive Trips · February 19, 2015
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  • Arun R.

    Nothing inside... Good to take photos outside the temple

    Arun Rajan · February 10, 2015
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  • Dunty Vinay R.

    It will be closed on mondays.. Never ever plan to travel a distance to see it on mondays..

    Dunty Vinay Raj · February 5, 2015
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  • Amit G.

    A must-see. The security line can be long but moves quickly. Closed Mondays. Serenity found inside.

    Amit Gupta · January 2, 2015
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  • Kapil K.

    Amazing piece of architecture and engineering by Architect Fariborz Sahba. It has to be on your 'Must visit' list if visiting Delhi.

    Kapil Kawatra · December 28, 2014
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  • k̾h̾u̾s̾h̾i̾ s.

    Humans of any caste are welcome to meditate here . There is no idol or picture of any particular god . It's maintained very neat n clean .u also have people explaining to u about it .

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  • Todd V.

    Just sitting with your own thoughts.

    Todd Vaccaro · August 18, 2014
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  • Jay R.

    Awesome place to visit...peace of mind for atleast sometime in this noisy world..and one of the classic monument...!!! :p

    Jay Rathod · July 26, 2014
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  • Harry v.

    A must see. The temple and gardens around it are beautiful, Inside it's a quiet atmosphere. Even if you do not pray or meditate, the quietness inside the temple is relaxing.

    Harry van den Bergh · April 25, 2014
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  • Uttam B.

    Excellent place, must visit

    Uttam Bhura · March 12, 2014
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  • Schmmuck

    An architectural marvel.

    Schmmuck · October 6, 2013
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  • Sudhanshu S.

    One of the attraction of Delhi. Visit around 5pm, less crowd

    Sudhanshu Singh · September 18, 2013
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  • HISTORY TV18

    It serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent. Inspired by the lotus flower, its design is composed of 27 free-standing marble clad "petals" arranged in clusters.

    HISTORY TV18 · August 23, 2013
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  • Vimal P.

    Pls avoid if u r visiting it during summer or in afternoon. Nothing great here.

    Vimal Prakash · May 24, 2013
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  • Akshay P.

    It lukz jst beautiful....

    Akshay Pawar · May 16, 2013
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  • Markus A.

    wonderful place for inner peace

    Markus Adams · April 19, 2013
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  • Prathana B.

    peace of mind

    Prathana Baskota · March 19, 2013
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  • Anish B.

    Closes at 5:30 pm.

    Anish Barjatya · February 24, 2013
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  • Master M.

    This Bahá’í House of Worship of the Indian subcontinent joins six other Bahá’í Houses of Worship around the world.... Read more

    Master M|A|R|Z|I™ ♂ ੴ · January 25, 2013
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  • LuisAlfredo Z.

    Be sure to leave your shoes (in a bag) in the shoe-room before proceeding to the temple entrance

    LuisAlfredo Zambrano · January 25, 2013
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  • Wotabout City Discovery App

    The temple's lotus structure was chosen as it is representative of all religions, and one that people of any faith could identify with. Read more

    Wotabout City Discovery App · January 14, 2013
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  • Shogi H.

    Being able to serve this Baha'i House of Worship was truly an unforgettable experience. Come all to pray and meditate as there is nothing sweeter in the world of existence than the state of prayer.

    Shogi Hamannop · December 16, 2012
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  • Divya L.

    have to remove your shoes when you go inside. can be hard to find them when there is a lot of people

    Divya Lal · December 11, 2012
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  • ITC Hotels

    It is a very recent architectural marvel of the Bahai faith and is Lotus shaped and has rightly been given the name. It is made of marble, cement, dolomite & sand. 9 am to 6 pm, closed on Mondays.

    ITC Hotels · August 21, 2012
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  • Cleartrip

    The famous Lotus temple of Delhi is one of the seven Baha'i Houses of Worship in the world. It is Asia’s one and only Bahai Temple. Fact is the cost of building the Lotus Temple was Rs. 10 million.

    Cleartrip · August 20, 2012
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  • Remya M.

    It teaches u hw to cnct wth ur innerself and meditate...

    Remya Mohan · April 21, 2012
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  • DHR.com

    One of the most visited buildings in the world, this is a beautiful temple in New Delhi that you must definitely visit. People of all faiths and religions are welcome here to meditate and pray.

    DHR.com · February 23, 2012
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  • The Oberoi, New Delhi

    The architect Fariburz Sabha chose the lotus as a symbol common to Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Islam. Members of any faith are free to visit the temple to pray or meditate.

    The Oberoi, New Delhi · January 16, 2012
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  • Paul A.

    The most beautiful spot in India.

    Paul Ancheta · December 31, 2011
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  • Mike F.

    Take your shoes off.

    Mike Fraietta · September 27, 2011
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  • Dwight Jason R.

    MUST VISIT: People of any religion can pray or meditate inside the Lotus Temple. It doesn't charge any entrance fee and English and Hindi-speaking guides are available at the temple's entrance.

    Dwight Jason Ronan · July 30, 2011
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  • Anubhav M.

    It is built by the followers of the Bahai religion

    Anubhav Misra · February 7, 2011
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  • Raghav B.

    Nothing in the inside though. Beautiful structure, and a great tourist place. Resembles the opera house, in Sydney, Australia.

    Raghav Bansal · January 24, 2011
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  • mohit g.

    A BEAUTIFUL ATTRACTION IN DELHI....:)

    mohit godiya · November 22, 2010
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  • Archan N.

    Must visit if you are in delhi

    Archan Nair · November 14, 2010
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  • Billy B.

    it makes u raelise the power of inner peace...wonderful place on the planet

    Billy Bong · October 8, 2010
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  • Chiranjit P.

    Really Nice peaceful Place,

    Chiranjit Paul · August 22, 2010
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  • Azat Z.

    Обычно огромные очереди на вход из местных. Мы прошли без очереди как иностранцы. Сам Лотус необычный - почитайте историю. Из негатива: нужно сдавать обувь; мы брали с собой в пакет. Сэкономили время

    Azat Zalyaev · December 22, 2015
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