Interesting facts about the Lotus Temple

The Lotus Temple is located in Delhi, India. The temple is known for its flower-like shape and has become a prominent attraction in the city.

Interesting facts

  • Regardless of one’s caste, religion, the Lotus Temple is open to everyone.
  • Designed by an Iranian architect Fariborz Sahba, the Lotus Temple was consecrated and opened to the public in December 1986.
  • The lotus temple is designed to resemble the Lotus flower, and it is the symbol of purity, peace, love, and immortality.
  • The construction of the Lotus Temple was done at the cost of $10 million.
  • White marble from Penteli mountain in Greece, used in the construction of many ancient monuments, was used for the surface of the House of Worship.

Official Website: http://delhitourism.gov.in/delhitourism/tourist_place/bahai_temple.jsp
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/Z3UdJ9uDRSh4F3PM6
Nearest Railway Station: New Delhi railway station, about 15 km
Nearest Airport: Indira Gandhi International airport, about 16 km

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