Birla Mandir Temple

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Overview

The Birla Temple is  the traditional ancient Hindu temple, is situated below the Moti Dungri Fort in Jaipur.The Temple originally known as Lakshmi Narayan Temple,  Dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi,
 
The Birla temple was built on the land given to the Birla family by the Maharaja, for just a token sum of one rupee. One of India's most famous business families, B.M Birla Foundation, built this temple in the year 1988. The temple has three domes which reflect three approaches to religion.Birla Temple is made out with the premium quality of white marble.  The most significant part of the temple is the stunning idol of Lakshmi Narayan, carved out from a single piece of stone. The other idol, an artist's wonder, is of Lord Ganesha. It is constructed in the “Nagara style” of the Hindu temple architecture. The whole shrine is decorated with carvings that symbolize the panoramas from the olden Hindu legends. Over 100 experienced artisans from Benares, led by the expert Acharya Vishvanath Shastri, shaped and created the idols of the Laxmi Narayan temple. The peak shikhara of the shrine above the sanctum sanctorum is elevated up to 160 feet. The temple is created in such a way that it faces the eastern side and is placed on a raised platform. Laxmi narayan temple is decorated with amazing fresco paintings that represents his life and work. The idols of the temple are made out of marbles that are fetched from Jaipur
 
The area is surrounded by greenery all over and offers serenity and peaceThe Temple can be entered by taking a flight of marble steps. Outside the main shrine, there are many stained glass windows, portraying the scenes from Hindu Mythology. Inside the shrine, the idols have a majestic appeal about them. These remarkable idols are sculpted beautifully.The blossoming green gardens of the complex add to the beauty of this spectacular temple 
 
Temple Timing: 8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon and 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM every day
 
Best Time Visit to: October to March
 
How to reach,
 
Road: One can easily reach Birla Temple by taking local Buses, Rickshaws and Taxis from Jaipur city
 
Nearest Railway Station: Jaipur Jn
 
Nearest Airport: Jaipur International Airport

Location

Country
India
State
Rajasthan
City
Jaipur
Location
Ajmer Road
Address
Birla Mandir, Tilak Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004
Contact Info
Phone: 099284 65431
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Fax :
Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Birla Mandir, Tilak Nagar
Nearest Railway Station
Jaipur Jn (JP)
Nearest Airport
Jaipur International Airport
IN
latitude : 26.824199680 longitude :75.812202450
Corporation : Jaipur
GPS Code : VIJP
Open Year
1988
Dedicated To
B.M. Birla Foundation
Visiting Hours
8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon and 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM every day

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