Akshardham is also known as Bhagwan Swaminarayan Complex. Akshardham means divine adobe of God. It’s a Hindu temple and spiritual cultural campus in Capital of India. The temple was inaugurated on 6 November 2005 by A P J Abdul Kalam. It is hailed as never ending place of devotion, purity and peace. The temple complex maintains a step well-styled courtyard and 60 acres of lush lawns featuring the bronze statues of Indian heroes and also including patriots and warriors.
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Located on the banks of the Yamuna River, this temple has lots of exhibits for the visitors. There is an Abhishekh Mandap, Sanskruti Darshan, Sahajanand Darshan and Neelkanth Darshan where you can enjoy a cultural boat ride. The theme-based garden is really an exciting place to visit here. And while you are here, don’t forget to visit the Sahaj Anand Water Show.
Tip: This temple is famous for having a splendid view from far off. It is also visible from the Delhi Metro line.
Entry fee: Free, separate fee to view exhibitions
Opening hours: 9.30 am to 6.30 pm, Closed on Mondays