Lotus Temple (Bahá'í House of Worship)

Spiritual Center, Temple, and Monument / Landmark
South Delhi, New Delhi
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  • Dwight Jason R.
    "People of any religion"(5 Tips)
    ITC Hotels
    "recent architectural marvel of the Bahai faith"(5 Tips)
    Master M.
    "Bahá’í House of Worship of the Indian subcontinent"(2 Tips)
    Self Drive Trips
    "... is known as the Bahai Temple and is one of the must visit places in..."(2 Tips)
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  • ITC Hotels
    ITC HotelsAugust 21, 2012
    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.
  • HISTORY TV18
    HISTORY TV18August 23, 2013
    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.
  • Self Drive Trips
    Self Drive TripsFebruary 19, 2015
    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
  • Harry v.
    Harry van den BerghApril 25, 2014
    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.
  • Cleartrip
    CleartripAugust 20, 2012
    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.
  • Self Drive Trips
    Self Drive TripsOctober 8, 2015
    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
  • Mina N.
    Mina NaazSeptember 21, 2015
    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.
  • Holiday M.
    Holiday MangoSeptember 15, 2015
    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
  • Susan S.
    Susan S.July 24, 2016
    Beautiful Baha'i temple! It's actually free to visit. Be prepared to take your shoes off as you walk in and to be silent in the temple.
  • DHR.com
    DHR.comFebruary 23, 2012
    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.
  • 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
  • The Oberoi, New Delhi
    The Oberoi, New DelhiJanuary 16, 2012
    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.
  • Kapil K.
    Kapil KawatraDecember 28, 2014
    Amazing piece of architecture and engineering by Architect Fariborz Sahba. It has to be on your 'Must visit' list if visiting Delhi.
  • Dwight Jason R.
    Dwight Jason RonanJuly 30, 2011
    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.
  • 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 .
  • Amit G.
    Amit GuptaJanuary 2, 2015
    A must-see. The security line can be long but moves quickly. Closed Mondays. Serenity found inside.
  • Viriato B.
    Viriato BarretoMarch 28, 2016
    Amazing and modern temple on the form from Lotus flover
  • Shogi H.
    Shogi HamannopDecember 16, 2012
    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.
  • iMondo  .
    iMondo  📱July 8, 2015
    Amazing architectural structure!
  • Jay R.
    Jay RathodJuly 26, 2014
    Awesome place to visit...peace of mind for atleast sometime in this noisy world..and one of the classic monument...!!! :p
  • Vitaliy N.
    Vitaliy NasonovOctober 28, 2015
    Great architecture. Bright example eastern deconstruct arch style. Cosmic light minimal interior. Very clean and salient place.
  • B N.
    B NashJune 17, 2016
    Like all Bahá'í Houses of Worship, the Lotus Temple is open to all, regardless of religion or any other qualification.
  • 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
  • LuisAlfredo Z.
    LuisAlfredo ZambranoJanuary 25, 2013
    Be sure to leave your shoes (in a bag) in the shoe-room before proceeding to the temple entrance
  • Alisa K.
    Alisa KornJuly 21, 2016
    On Mondays closed. On other days (summer) entry closes at 18.30, and you should leave till 19.00. Cigarettes are not allowed, better leave them at hotel (there is no locker).
  • dAn
    dAnSeptember 12, 2015
    Fantastic vibe and energy! Great architecture!
  • Mel H.
    Mel HelamaSeptember 22, 2015
    Take some socks you need to take off your shoes and floor is very hot!
  • Raghav B.
    Raghav BansalJanuary 24, 2011
    Nothing in the inside though. Beautiful structure, and a great tourist place. Resembles the opera house, in Sydney, Australia.
  • Vimal P.
    Vimal PrakashMay 24, 2013
    Pls avoid if u r visiting it during summer or in afternoon. Nothing great here.
  • Sudhanshu S.
    Sudhanshu SinghSeptember 18, 2013
    One of the attraction of Delhi. Visit around 5pm, less crowd
  • Dunty Vinay R.
    Dunty Vinay RajFebruary 5, 2015
    It will be closed on mondays.. Never ever plan to travel a distance to see it on mondays..
  • Markus A.
    Markus AdamsApril 19, 2013
    wonderful place for inner peace
  • Lewi Aga B.
    Lewi Aga BasoekiDecember 5, 2015
    Where your faith is, I am there.
  • Holiday M.
    Holiday MangoJune 9, 2015
    Lotus Temple, another favorite pilgrim tourist destination in Delhi framed in the shape of a Lotus flower. Read more
  • Schmmuck
    SchmmuckOctober 6, 2013
    An architectural marvel.
  • Swarup S.
    Swarup ShettyApril 25, 2016
    Architecture and peaceful
  • Swarup S.
    Swarup ShettyMay 18, 2016
    Beautiful Architecture n very peaceful
  • Uttam B.
    Uttam BhuraMarch 12, 2014
    Excellent place, must visit
  • Prabhjot S.
    Prabhjot SahiMarch 29, 2015
    Huge queue. Saw only the outside
  • Paul A.
    Paul AnchetaDecember 31, 2011
    The most beautiful spot in India.
  • Billy B.
    Billy BongOctober 8, 2010
    it makes u raelise the power of inner peace...wonderful place on the planet
  • Todd V.
    Todd VaccaroAugust 18, 2014
    Just sitting with your own thoughts.
  • Akshay P.
    Akshay PawarMay 16, 2013
    It lukz jst beautiful....
  • Mike F.
    Mike FraiettaSeptember 27, 2011
    Take your shoes off.
  • Arun R.
    Arun RajanFebruary 10, 2015
    Nothing inside... Good to take photos outside the temple
  • Remya M.
    Remya MohanApril 21, 2012
    It teaches u hw to cnct wth ur innerself and meditate...
  • Anubhav M.
    Anubhav MisraFebruary 7, 2011
    It is built by the followers of the Bahai religion
  • Anish B.
    Anish BarjatyaFebruary 24, 2013
    Closes at 5:30 pm.
  • Archan N.
    Archan NairNovember 14, 2010
    Must visit if you are in delhi
  • Prathana B.
    Prathana BaskotaMarch 19, 2013
    peace of mind
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