Address: Vidya Vihar Campus, Birla Institute of Technology and Science. City: Jaipur State: Rajasthan Location: West India Year of Construction: 20th Century Constructed By: Birla Family Type of Construction: Modern Type of Building: Temple Managed By: Birla Family Dedicated To: Goddess Saraswathi Religion: Hinduism Famous For: The Birla Mandir presents a colorful spectacular sight when illuminated at night. Visit Timings: The Temple is open from 7 a.m. to 12 noon and 3 p.m.to 9 p.m. all days of the week Nearby Cities: Udaipur, Jaisalmer About Birla Temple of Jaipur The Birla Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi is the most beautiful attraction in the Pink city of Jaipur. The temple is situated at the foot of Moti Dungri Fort and is built by the famous and affluent business family of Birlas. The Birlas have built many other temples across the country among Jaipur Birla Temple is most fascinating. The land on which the temple stands was given to the Birla family by a Maharaja on a token sum of just one rupee. The construction of the temple took place during the year 1988. Today, it reflects the secular ethos of India with its three domes representing varied approaches to religion. The architectural beauty of the temple is worth appreciating. Knowledgeable and English speaking guides are available to take the tourists around and explain to them the various aspect of the temple architecture as well as Hinduism. The temple, being a sacred place, is always thronged by devotees. Infact it is very difficult to find the temple absolutely vacant at any point of time during the day. During festivals, the number of devotees multiply to a greater number. The beautiful exteriors of the temple are richly carved with beautiful sculptures based on various mythological themes while the interiors have a large marble panel depicting major mythological events.
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