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Swami Narayan Mandir: Akshardham

Swami Narayan Mandir (Akshardham Temple) is one of the most visited and popular spiritual sites of Pink City. Its popularity makes it the best tourist spot. This iconic temple is well known for its impressive carvings, designing, murals, idols and sculpture. This arty shrine is the symbol of tradition and rich heritage culture of Hindu Religion. The temple is situated at Vaishali Nagar and easily accessible from any part of the city. One can easily reach by using the bus or local auto rickshaws. This beautiful shrine offers lots of chances to religious people to explore more about the faith in god, religion and devotion.

The temple is devoted to Lord Narayana(Vedic Supreme God). The peaceful ambiance, brilliant carvings and its architectural grandeur offers a mesmeric vision to the visitors. It covers a large area and has splendid lush surroundings provides a tremendous view. Every spiritual site of Pink City depicts the real glimpse of rich royal history, rich Indian culture and unique heritage of royal Rajputana. Akshardham temple is itself a real example of rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan. Millions of visitors come every year to experience that divine power of this holy place.

Architectural Layout and Design of Temple

This shrine has lot to offer along with pyramidal shape, scenic and splendid view, it has marvelous architectural layout. The temple consists of Idol of Swami Narayana and walls of the temple are adorned with the murals, sculpture of God and Goddess, and Vedic mantras. There are also 2 small shrines around it that also includes shrine of Lord Shiva adorned with Idol of Lord Ganesha, Shiva & Parvati, other is Lord Krishna shrine that encompasses the statue of Lord Shri Krishna Ji. The temple is designed traditionally offers amazing view to lure a large crowd every time.

Things to Do:

Apart from worship, people can enjoy the place with their kids. It has lot for adults as well as for kids. There is a large play ground for kids where they can play and enjoy slides. Adults can experience the real tranquility and peaceful green lush area. They can have relaxed and calm walk under large green tress. It takes 1 to 2 hours to visiting the shrine complex completely. The place is good for spending your time with family. It has everything for everyone.

What it has to offer to Foodies?

Yes, the food lovers can have lot to enjoy here. The shrine complex also has a canteen that is famous for its delectable taste. You can enjoy the menu of the canteen of the temple. Here you can enjoy the taste of all around the country. Khichdi of Akshardahm Temple is very famous for its delicious taste and people love to take the delicious taste of Khichdi again & again.

Timings to Visit Akshardham Temple:

10:30 AM to 6:00 PM

Address of Temple:

Vidyut Nagar- C, Opposite Chitrkut Sector- 9, Jaipur, Rajasthan 332719, India

How to Reach

From Airport

  • Distance from airport is 25 km.
  • Cab or auto take around 60 to 65 minute to reach Swami Naryan Mindir.
  • Charges for one side is approx. for auto Rs. 130 - 160 Indian rupee.
  • Charges for one side is approx. for cab Rs. 150 - 200 Indian rupee.

From Railway Station

  • Distance from railway station is 10 km (via sirsi road).
  • Cab or auto will take around 40 to 50 minutes to reach Swami Naryan Mindir.
  • Charges for one side is approx. for auto Rs. 100 - 120 Indian rupee.
  • Charges for one side is approx. for cab Rs. 150 - 170 Indian rupee

Parking Information

  • Parking available
  • Charges – Free (road side)
  • Contact info – 0141 224 6100

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