10 Best Religious Places in Delhi

Delhi is the capital city of India. Almost people of every religion reside here. There are also plenty of religious places there and the work of art and designing of the places are mind blowing which tends to attract a large number of tourists here.

The city is sprinkled with numerous churches but the famous amongst all are the Sacred Heart and Cathedral Church of Redemption. There is plentiful of temples in Delhi as a vast number of the persons existing here are Hindus. Every single temple has its own attractiveness and fascination.

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Here is the list of best religious site in Delhi

1. Akshardham Temple

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A visit to this temple is a supernaturally inspirational experience. The Akshardham temple has near about 200 status which demonstrating the divine devotees. This sacred place is created from tortuously with engraved stonework and granite. This temple is a balanced blend of prehistoric technology in contrast with modern technology.

It is a foundation of teaching, facts and motivation with the combination of art, science, culture and religiousness. There is a straight bus leaving from AIIMS Ring Road and arriving at Samaspur Jagir Village. This bus service operates every day.

  • Location : Mayur Vihar, New Delhi
  • Timings : 11am to 8pm (Monday closed)
  • Entry Fee : 200 Rs per person

2. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

This holy place is situated in the heart of New Delhi. Bus services are quite available from all areas in Delhi. It is a friendly place as all systems are in place be it security or services like the langar and the prayer path. People are extremely humble and helpful.

There are very good shops inside the premises to get anything you want for your religious needs. It is a clean and non-violent place.

  • Location : Hanuman Road Area, Connaught Place, Delhi
  • Timings : Open 24 hours in a day
  • Entry Fees : No fees is required to pay

3. Lotus Temple

This temple is constructed with the shape of lotus flower. It is constructed with spectacular white marble and the effect with the setting sun makes it special. There is a constant movement of believers & a tourist at the place makes it bit crowded place. The Lotus temple was surrounded with lovely gardens and the markets across the road were also interesting. All in all it is a multi-faith structure where persons of all diverse views can come together as one.

  • Location : Near Kalkaji Temple, East of Nehru Place, New Delhi
  • Timings : 9.00 am to 5.30 pm (Monday closed)
  • Entry Fees : No fees required

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4. Hazrat Nizamuddin Darga

It is one of the peaceful places ever. A person feels the ambiance there and peacetime. When we visit this place all the stress and anxiety are relieved. The evening of this place is twinkling with the sounds of prayers. The scented flowers are an attractive spot.

Everyone will assuredly guarantee to feel the spirituality here. The tranquillity will retain you active. There are peace and love in every brick. The live quawali singing is a decoration arranged on the cake.

  • Location : Mathura Rd - Old Nizamuddin Bazaar, New Delhi India
  • Qawwali Timings : 5.00 pm to 9.30 pm
  • Timings : Opened on Saturday and Sunday 5.00 am to 10 pm
  • Entry Fees : No entry fess required

5. Humayun's Tomb

Humayun's Tomb is one of the very ancient memorials situated in the state of New Delhi. It is a world heritage site and one of the premium instances of Indo-Persian Construction. This place has something that calms and generates a sensation of Goodness. The tomb is created from red stonework, although the tomb itself is made of yellow and black marble.

  • Location : Mathura Road OppNizamuddin Mosque, New Delhi
  • Timings : 7am to 5 pm
  • Entry Fees : No entry fess required

6. Birlamandir Temple (Lakshminarayan)

This temple is devoted to Lakshmi recognized as the goddess of wealth and good prosperity. It is a delightful temple and well worth visiting. The construction is surprising and just gets everyone in. The sculpture's effort inside is beautiful. The depictions on the walls have beautiful poetries.

The bhajans playing on probably got everyone to be a part of such a peaceful place. The kids also pick their interest due to the beautiful garden inside the temple.

  • Location : Connaught Place, New Delhi 110002 India
  • Timings : 4:30am to 1:30pm & 2.30pm to 9.00pm.
  • Entry Fees : No fees Required

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7. Malai Mandir, New Delhi

This temple is an architectural beauty and a very neat and clean place. Normally it is very crowded but managed properly because of a good security system. This temple is devoted to Lord Swaminathan (Lord Murugan), most admired by the religious Hindus of Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada community in the city.

It is a nice place for peaceful meditation. It replicates the beauty and magnificence of South Indian Temple Structural design at its paramount.

Location : Sector VII, Rama Krishna Puram, New Delhi

Timings :

  • 30 am to 12pm and 5.00 pm to 9.00pm (only on Friday to sunday, Krithigai, Shashti, and Government Holidays)
  • 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m..(Other days)

Entry Fees : No entry fess required

8. Kalkaji Mandir

This holy place is one of the ancient temples of Goddess Kalka and people believed that this temple satisfying wishes of followers. It was a pleasure to do darshan of Ma Kalka during Navratras.

This temple pulls a huge number of believers all over the year predominantly during Navratras. There is no perception in this temple and there is no discrimination and high caste.

The temple is reachable by public transport on Kalkaji Mandir (Delhi Metro) and is nearby Nehru Place bus station and Okhla railway station.

Location : Metro Station, Near, Ma AnandmayeeMarg, NSIC Estate, Block 9, Kalkaji, New Delhi, Delhi 110019

Timings :

  • 30 am to 11.30 pm(all days open)
  • 30 am to 12.pm and 3.00 pm to 4 pm (closed on all days)

Entry fees : No entry fees required

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9. Chhattarpur Temple

This temple is located 4km away from Qutub Minar this holy place is devoted to the devotion of the goddess Durga in her form of Katyayani. It is constructed in south-Indian architectural grace, quite uncommon for the north of India. This sacred place fascinates lots of tourists from the world, it is imitated the second biggest temple in the world.

The temple complex ranges over 24 hectares. Best time to visit the temple at the Navaratri festival. An Ayurvedic Dispensary is being run by the MCD in the space provided by the mandir that satisfies to the local people. Every Saturday the doctors deliver free consultation to the general public and staff of temple Saturday in the Mandir premises itself.

Location : Shree AdyaKatyayaniShaktipeethMandir Trust Chhattarpur New Delhi

Timings :

  • Monday toThursday : 06:00 am to 9.00pm
  • Friday to Sunday : 10:30 am to 05:30 pm

Entry Fees : No fees required

10. Gurdwara Sri Nanak Piao Sahib

This gurdwara is beautiful with greater historical significance. This sacred place is devoted to the first Sikh guru “Sri Guru Nanak Devji”. This temple was constructed in the garden somewhere the guru used to camp.

Agreeing to the fable, Guru Nanakdevjiused to offer food and beverage to the hungry and thirsty living beings. Anyone and everyone is greeted here with open arms and have langar arranged by the gurdwara.

  • Location : Grand Trunk Karnal Road, NH 1, New, RanaPratapBagh, New Delhi, Delhi
  • Timings : Open 24 hours in a day
  • Entry fees : No fees required