Birla Mandir

Vainavam

 

Overview

Birla Temple is located at Ballygunge in Kolkata, West Bengal. Birla Temple is also known as Lakshmi Narayan Temple and has been built by the industrialist Birla family. It is one of the finest architectural beauties of the city.
 
The Birla Mandir has been built by the ‘Birla family’, the famous industrialist family of India. The construction of the temple began in 1970. It took 26 years to complete the indelible structure. The temple was inaugurated on the 21st of February, 1996 by Dr. Karan Singh. The Pran Prathistha ceremony of the idols was done by Swami Chidananda Maharaj. The temple is dedicated to the consortium of Lord Krishna and his beloved Radha.
 
The marvelous architecture of the temple is the work of intricate Rajasthani style of architecture. Three corn-cob shaped towers are more impressive for their size than their carvings. The entire temple has been constructed with sandstone and white marble. The manner in which the layering and decoration of the temple facades have been done is a pointer to the high degree of skill involved during the construction process. The interiors of the temple are laid with exquisite marble carvings that depict shlokas and pictorial engravings from the Bhagavat Gita. The engraving is spectacularly eye-catching. The ceiling of the temple is bedecked with breath-taking chandeliers and electric diyas that add marvelous luster and shine to the interior. The colossal structure stands at 160 feet above the ground and is spread over 44 kathas of land. Designed by the architect Nomi Bose, the temple houses statues of deities Krishna and Radha The left side temple shikhar  houses goddess Durga, the Hindu goddess of Shakti, the power.
The right side a, of Shakti and Shiva in meditation mode.
 
Temple Timing:  5.30 a.m to 11 a.m and 4 .30 p.m to 9 p.m. 
 
How to Reach,
Road Way: Local buses, metered taxis and mini buses are available from various parts of the city to reach the temple.
 
Nearest Railway Station: Shalimar Railway Station.
 
Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International airport.
 

Location

Country
India
State
West Bengal
City
Kolkata
Location
Ballygunge
Address
Birla Mandir, 29, Ashutosh Chowdary Ave, Ballygunge, Opposite Ballygunge Post Office, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019
Contact Info
Phone: 033 2461 5717
Mobile :
Fax :
Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
29,Ashutosh Chowdary Ave, Ballygunge
Nearest Railway Station
Shalimar (SHM)
Nearest Airport
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
IN
latitude : 22.654699330 longitude :88.446701050
Corporation : Kolkata
GPS Code : VECC
Open Year
21st February, 1996
Area
44
Height
160 feet
Architect
Mandir style
Dedicated To
Birla family
Visiting Hours
5.30 a.m to 11 a.m and 4 .30 p.m to 9 p.m.

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