The wonderful architectural landmark of Jaipur in the Land of Royals Rajasthan is the Birla Mandir, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and His consort Goddess Lakshmi.
The architecture is unlike the traditions followed in other temples. Entire structure is made of white marble, elegantly build to exhibit the grandeur.
Ancient quotes from Bhagavad Gita and various Upanishads in the form of paintings and engravings on the wall are really fascinating. It is surprising to see that besides the religious idols, one can see the pictures and figures of philosophers, achievers, and saints like, Buddha, Confucius, Socrates and the like.
The modern tone exhibited in this grand architecture is truly mesmerizing. The temple grounds includes a beautiful garden and a gift shop.
The temple was built in the year 1988 by the popular business group B.M.Birla Foundation, the land was given by the Royal family of Jaipur towards the construction of this temple.
As the Birla Mandir is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Janmashtami is celebrated in a grand manner. Other than this, Diwali is the next grandest celebration in this temple.
No specific dress code. But cover your legs and arms to respect the culture followed in Indian temples.
The temple is open on all the days from 9 am to 9 pm. Entry is free for all. You may need 30 minutes to visit the entire temple.
Jaipur is the most prominent tourist destination flocked by tourists from India and abroad throughout the year.
Birla Mandir is easily accessible with multitude of transportation modes, as it is located at a very prominent spot. The domestic and international airports are just at a distance of 15kms, from where you have plenty of access to visit the temple.