Delhi preview


Delhi is a multicultural and relatively pluralistic city. The population is diverse in religion and customs. The local population includes Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians. Buddhists, and Jews. The rich secular atmosphere enables Delhi to have many attractions for people belonging to many beliefs. Apart from the beautiful temples and churches, Delhi also has countless mosques and shrines.

Some important religious places are:

Hindu Temples

Delhi neighbourhoods are dotted with small temples, but some temples standout out either due to their historical and religious significance or due to amazing magnificent architecture.

  • Birla Temple (near New Delhi railway station) is dedicated to the Hindu deity Vishnu and his wife Lakshmi. This temple has a symbolic structure at the entrance that welcomes people form all faiths.
  • Hanuman Temple (Connaught Place) is a historic temple dedicated to Hindy god Hanuman. Tuesday prayers are very popular here.
  • Gauri Shankar Temple (Chandni Chowk) is an important shaivate temple
  • Chhatarpur Temple is the largest in India. Its sheer size and grandeur attract large number of tourists. The mammoth marble structure looks intimidating in Delhi's skyline.
  • Shirdi Sai Temple (Lodhi Estate) is dedicated to Sai Baba of Shirdi and draws people from all backgrounds.
  • ISKCON is a beautifully carved marvel de…