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Spiritual Places

Lotus temple
The temple is built in the shape of a lotus flower and is the last of the seven major Bahai temples built around the world. The structure is made of pure white marble and the symbol of lotus was chosen as it is common to Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Islam. The temple celebrates the unique love of man and god. It holds Indian as well as Western engineering. The temple was built in 1986 and won the International Federation for Religious Art and Architecture awards. Designed by the Canadian architect Fariboroz Sahba it is a must see place in Delhi which offers cool and calm far from the busy life.

Jama Masjid
The great mosque of Old Delhi is one of the largest in India with a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees. It is the final architectural wonder of Shah Jahan, the Mughal emperor who built the Taj Mahal and the Red fort.

Hazrat Nizamuddin's Dargah
The mosque of the Sufi saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya and the next most pios place after Jama masjid. The approach road is through narrow crowded passages with shops and teeming people. Every evening qawalli is held here. The urs festival takes place in April and October. The hall of 64 pillars which is the tomb of Mirza Aziz, the tomb of Atgah Khan, favourite noble of Akbar, the tomb of Amir Khusarau the famous poet and disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya, the tomb of Jahanara, daughter of Shah jahan and the tomb of Nizamuddin are the places of visit in the complex.

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Situated close to CP, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is instantly recognizable with its golden dome. It is known for its association with the 8th Sikh Guru Harkrishan.

Lakshmi Narayan Temple
This temple was build by G. D. Birla in 1938. This beautiful temple is located in the west of Connaught Place. The temple is dedicated to the goddess of prosperity and good fortune. The temple has well grafted gardens. It is also known as the Birla Mandir.

Chattarpur temple
Located around 4 kms from Qutab Minar in the Mehrauli area is the Chattarpur temple dedicated to Goddess Durga. Constructed in 1974there are also shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi.

ISKON Temple
The Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi temple generally known as ISKON temple is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha in South Delhi.