Birla Mandir, Hyderabad

Birla Mandir | One of the best places to visit in Hyderabad

LocationLakdi Ka Pul, Hyderabad (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsTemple Timings:- The temple opens from 7 am to 12 noon and from 3 pm to 9 pm.
Place TypeTemple, Religious Place
Place visit withFamily, Kids, Friends, Married Couples, Solo, Parants, Siblings
Best time to visitJuly, August, September, October, November, December
Nearest MetroErrum Manzil Metro Station (2 KM) Khairatabad Metro Station (1 KM) Lakdi Ka Pul Metro Station (0 KM) Assembly Metro Station (1 KM) Gandhi Bhavan Metro Station (2 KM) RTC Cross Roads Metro Station (1 KM) Chikkadpally Metro Station (1 KM) Narayanguda Metro Station (1 KM)

About Birla Mandir

Birla Temple is a famous Hindu temple located in Hyderabad, India. The temple was built by the Birla Foundation, a leading industrial and philanthropic organization of India. It was opened to the public in 1976. The temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara, a form of Lord Vishnu, who is highly revered in Hinduism. It is also known as Venkateswara Swamy Temple. The temple is not only a place of worship but also a symbol of religious tolerance and unity. People of all religions are welcome to come and pray here.

Architecture of Birla Mandir

This temple shows a mixture of Dravidian, Rajasthani and Utkala architecture. It is constructed from 2000 tons of pure white marble. The granite idol of the presiding deity Lord Venkateshwara is about 11 feet (3.4 m) high and has a carved lotus at the top forming a canopy. The temple complex has a brass flagpole that rises to a height of 42 feet (13 m). The temple does not have traditional bells, as Swami Ranganathananda wished that the atmosphere of the temple should be conducive to meditation.

Interesting facts about Birla Mandir

  • Photography is strictly not allowed on the premises.
  • Free locker facility is available for the persons visiting the temple.
  • There are many restaurants around the temple where you can enjoy delicious cuisine.
  • Apart from this, there are many stalls and shops near the temple where you can buy various items.
  • This temple is a wonderful blend of Nagar and South Indian temple architecture.
  • Apart from the main temple, the deities of Venkateswara, Padmavati and Andal's wives are housed in separate shrines.
  • The complex also contains a temple dedicated to the Buddha, with frescoes describing his life and work.
  • Birla Temple presents a spectacular sight when illuminated at night.

How to reach Birla Mandir

By Air:- Birla Temple is just 30 km from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, from here you can take an auto to reach the temple.

By Bus:- The temple is about 6 km away from the bus terminal from where it is very easy to reach the temple.

By Rail:- Birla Mandir is 1 km from Hyderabad Railway Station. From here it is easy to reach the temple by taking a rickshaw.

Nearby famous places

  • Shahi Masjid 9 minutes away
  • Archive Museum 9 minutes away
  • NTR Garden 18 minutes away
  • Sri Ramakrishna Math 31 minutes away
  • Buddha statue 25 minutes away
  • Necklace Road is 26 minutes away
  • Hussain Sagar Lake 2 km away
  • Lutheran Church 15 minutes away
  • AP State Museum 17 minutes away

Birla Mandir FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Lakdi Ka Pul, Hyderabad.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Birla Mandir: Temple Timings:- The temple opens from 7 am to 12 noon and from 3 pm to 9 pm..

𝒜. You should visit Birla Mandir during July, August, September, October, November, December months for best experience.

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