About Birla Temple

Temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Goddess Radha and was built by the Birla family. It is made of white marble and has an amazing architecture, there are instances and shlokas from Bhagwad Geeta engraved on the walls of the temple. The temple has a serene atmosphere and is very well maintained. It also has Lord Shiva idols inside the premises. It presents a calm and peaceful environment where one can sit and meditate in absolute peace.

Must See

  • Beautiful idols of the deities in the temple
  • Temple architecture
  • Pictorial presentation of shlokas and scenes from Bhagavad Geeta on the temple walls
  • Electric diyas and stunning chandeliers adorning the ceiling

How to reach

Metro stations close to the Birla Temple are Rabindra Sadan, Maidan Metro Station and Kalighat, you can take a taxi or rickshaw to the temple premises from here.

Basic taxi fare is Rs. 30 for up to first 2 km and after that the fare increases by Rs. 3 for every additional 2 km. The taxis are available at a regular frequency with 0 to 5 minutes wait time.

 

Tips

  • Photography is not allowed.
  • Mobile phones can be taken inside but cannot be used.
  • Lockers are available for deposits.
  • Attend evening Aarti for a soulful evening.
  • Visit the temple in the evening to have a wonderful view of the temple.
  • Wandering in the temple verandah is not allowed.

Visit Time

Sunday: 5:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Monday: 5:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 5:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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Waiting Time

None

 

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Entrance Fee

No

 

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Time you can spend

1 to 2 hours

 

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Weather

Light Intensity Drizzle 23.01°C

 

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