Birla Mandir - Radha Krishna Mandir
Open Time : 5:30 am –11:00 am & 4:30 pm –9:00 pm
Entry : free
Address : 29, Ashutosh Chowdary Ave, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019, India
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Why to visit Birla Mandir - Radha Krishna Mandir
The majestic Birla Temple in Kolkata was constructed in the 20th century in the style of Rajasthani architecture and is made of white marble and cream-colored sandstone. The Hindu deity Lord Krishna and his spouse Radha are worshipped in the temple.
The temple's design blends modern and contemporary elements and reminisces the Lingaraj Temple at Bhubhaneshwar. The temple also has shrines to Shiva, Durga, and Shakti, among other deities. Goddess Durga and Shakti are housed in the left side dome of the temple, while Lord Shiva meditates in the right side dome.
The Birla Temple in Kolkata took 26 long years to complete after construction started in 1970. The prestigious and well-known Indian business family, the "Birla Family," constructed the temple. The GD Birla Sabaghar, a state-of-the-art auditorium next to the temple complex, regularly holds musical events and other acts.
FAQ on Birla Mandir - Radha Krishna Mandir
What hotels are near Birla Temple?
Hotels near Birla Temple: (0.12 km) Hotel Nest International (0.23 km) Collection O 207 Beck Bagan Ballygunge
What restaurants are near Birla Temple?
Restaurants near Birla Temple: (0.00 km) Juices & More (0.04 km) Eat Good Food (0.14 km) Yauatcha
What attractions are near Birla Temple?
Attractions near Birla Temple: (0.15 km) Quest Mall (0.06 km) CIMA Gallery (0.16 km) RANGE contemporary art gallery
How to reach Birla Mandir Kolkata?
You can take a local bus, a metered taxi, or a minibus to go to the Birla Madir from any location in the city. Rabindra Sadan, Maidan Metro Station, and Kalighat are the three closest metro stations to the Birla Temple, and from there you can grab a taxi or rickshaw to the temple's grounds.
Inside the temple complex, cameras and phones are not permitted. It is strictly against the law to take images or videos. It's not permitted to wander around the verandah too. It is advised for first-time tourists to visit the temple in the evening because of the stunning scenery it offers. Plan your visit to the temple around the beautiful evening aarti.
By Rebecca Lal