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TEMPLES IN NEW DELHI

 

* Jul 2021
Akshardham temple on the banks of the Yamuna river in Delhi is now considered the worlds largest hindu temple. Built with a combination of marble, sandstone and wood the building is fabulously impressive. It is built to ancient standards without using any steel and as such is designed to last 1000 years. The intricate nature of the carving both inside and out is stunning and has lovingly restored an almost lost art and is already influencing other temple building projects throughout india and the world.

The largest Hindu temple is the BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham with a total area of 8,021.43 m (86, 342 ft) built by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha in New Delhi, India and inaugurated on 6 November 2005. BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi, India, is the world's largest Hindu temple. It measures 356 ft long, 316 ft wide and 141 ft high. The grand, ancient-style temple built within 5 years by 11,000 artisans without structural steel was consecrated on 6 November 2005 by its creator His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj, spiritual leader of BAPS. The temple showcases the essence of India's ancient art, traditions and wisdom.
Source: guinnessworldrecords.com