History and featres of Lotus Temple, Delhi

History of Lotus Temple, Delhi

It is the Baha'i House of Worship popularly known as Lotus Temple due to its flower like shape.In 1863,the Baha'i faith was founded by Baha'ullah of Iran and in 1986,Lotus Temple was opened by the followers of the community.It took six years in completion and cost Rs10 crore.

Features of Lotus temple, Delhi

The Lotus Temple complex is spread over an area of 2.6 acres.The temple has remarkable architecture and has won many awards for the same.There is an information centre and an auditorium in the premises.The information centre holds a lot of literature about the faith apart from a short film about it.India has 1.8-2.0 million followers of the faith and the complex witnesses an average footfall of 8,000 people daily.

Entry-Free at Lotus temple, Delhi

Nearest Metro Station from Lotus Temple, Delhi - Nehru Place
Central Secretariat-Khan Market-JLN Stadium-Jangpura-Lajpat Nagar-Moolchand-Kailash Colony-Nehru Place.

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