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Lotus Temple

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This architectural wonder looks like an enormous lotus blossom, reminiscent of the Sydney Opera House. Too bad the interior isn't even worth a look.
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| Near Kalkaji Temple, East of Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019, India
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There are long queues on weekends. Try to reach early morning if you really want to avoid rush. Inside the lotus temple there are no idols. Its Bahai place of Worship and a peaceful place. Its definitely a beautiful architectural design. Read about it before...More

Thank DivikGlobal
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Place has very restricted area to move for visitors and long queue before entry are negative points.

Thank Amar S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This holy place known as Lotus Temple also known as the "Bahai Mandir" is best suitable place for meditation and inner peace. I visited this place in my childhood and now when I took my son out there really understood the meaning today when my...More

Thank Roving683142
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's amazing temple for Peace lover . It's shape design is like lotus flower that's way it's name lotus temple . It's one of the heritage of Delhi. I like the beauty of place but its not a party destination . If your belongings and...More

Thank Crazera
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Idealogy Behind is awesome. Peaceful Place and known as Bahai's Temple of worship which says - the unity and equality of all people. You can go and worship whom you want . The fact that this is the only place i visited where every...More

Thank LightPacker816545
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lotus Temple has become popular tourist attraction lately. I went there in the afternoon, the line was super long (maybe it was during weekend). My guide said we have to wait at least two hours to get in so we decided not to. To me,...More

Thank TheNayzer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm in love with this place. You do have to arrive early as this is a very busy place. We arrived around 9am ready for opening time. There are some beautifully kept gardens to walk through prior to getting to the temple. These are great...More

Thank Shannon L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lotus Temple complex is highly over rated. First you walk through a nice garden, before entering the temple. The temple itself is very plain, austere and grossly over rated. There is nothing of note inside and is not worth the walk.

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully crafted building loaded with enormous power of peace and serenity. One can visit this place to get peace.

Thank shafqat11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s free of charge. Before entering the temple you will see a lot of local people selling souvenirs. You will pass thru a huge and beautiful garden before entering to the lotus temple. You have to take off your shoe (plastic bag is provided)

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Marktayl6
10 December 2017|
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Response from nishantvermaphoto | Reviewed this property |
Dear Marktay16 You need to be at the airport 3 hrs prior to your flight time. This takes an hour to drive from the airport depending upon the traffic. you might not want to miss your flight.
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dipsat
6 September 2017|
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Response from nitaDelhi_India | Reviewed this property |
It is a bit of a comfortable walk and the baby can be carried too.... its not like a longgggg walk.
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dipsat
4 September 2017|
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Response from nitaDelhi_India | Reviewed this property |
well the approach to the temple are some steps which u can manage with a child so if there are 2 of u one can go and deposit the stroller and then u can enter the temple.... but its a quiet n silence zone inside the temple... More
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