Birla Temple, Jaipur
Birla Mandir, Jaipur also known as Laxmi Narayan Temple is part of one of the several Birla Mandirs located all over the country.
This temple is located on an elevated ground at the base of Moti Dungari Hill in Rajasthan. This temple is built of marble and thousands of devotees come every day to visit this temple.
The temple is surrounded by gardens on all sides. The temple has three domains and has beautiful drawings and carvings all around. The walls of this temple have a lot to offer to the people who believe in mythology and the preaching of our wise ancestors.
Facts about Birla Temple
• The temple is completely made of white marble.
• The 3 domains of temple signify the 3 religions that originated in this country.
• This temple is considered as one of the finest temples in India.
• The land on which this temple stands on was given to the Birla’s by the Maharaja for a mere token of 1 rupee.
• The temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi.
How to reach?
The pink city where this temple is located is connected with major cities through a strong network of National Highways.
• There is a good bus services by Rajasthan State Transport Corporation of Deluxe and semi- Deluxe buses, Volvo AC and non AC buses.
• If you want to travel by train, the nearest railway station is Jaipur Railway Station. From the railway station you can hire a taxi, an auto-rickshaw, or you can take a bus to reach the main city.
Best time to Visit
• The best to travel to Jaipur is winter which starts from October and last till March. Jaipur lies in the semi-desert areas of Rajasthan due to which it is very hot in summer. This temple is one of the crowded tourist places. Therefore it would be good if you go there in winter.
• Visiting hours of temple are 6:00 AM-12:00 PM, 3:00 PM-9:00 PM.
Other places to visit nearby
• Hawa Mahal
• City Palace, Jaipur
• Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
• Jal Mahal
• Hotels dodas, Jaipur
• Hotel Rajasthan Palace
• Rambagh Palace, Jaipur
• Lords Plaza, Jaipur
• There is no availability of guide in the temple.
• It is suggested that you visit this temple during the week days and avoid mornings and evenings as there is huge crowd.
• There is no entry fee in the temple.
• Photography is not allowed there.