Akshardham (Image Gallery) New Delhi

Akshardham History--

A mega temple complex, Akshardham, in New Delhi, one of the biggest and most intricate places of worship ever constructed, is drawing hordes of visitors and seems set to become a major tourist attraction. Constructed by the BAPS (Bochasanvasi Aksharpurushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha) foundation, builders of more than 600 temples worldwide, on the banks of the Yamuna river, near Noida Mor in East Delhi, it is widely being heralded as one of the greatest monuments India has ever produced.


The complex is huge … spread over 100 acres of land

  • It is made entirely of white marble (symbolizing purity and peace) and the red sand stone so characteristic of Delhi monuments
  • No steel has been used in its construction
  • It is a fusion of several styles of North Indian temple architecture - Rajasthani, Orrisan, Gujarati, Mughal and Jain
  • It is estimated to have cost Rs 200 crore
  • It has been funded from donations
  • It was completed in only 5 years, probably a world record of sorts
  • Over 300 million man hours of service were rendered in its completion by 11,000 volunteers


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Contact details..

Major contact addresses where information regarding BAPS is available:


New Delhi:
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (B.A.P.S.),
'Swaminarayan Akshardham', N. H. 24,
Near Noida Mor, New Delhi,
INDIA - 110092
Tel: (011) 2201 6688, 2202 6688
Fax: (011) 2201 5757

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