By far not all the world famous temples were built several centuries ago. The construction of the Lotus temple next to New Delhi was completed in 1986. This is one of the most beautiful and unusual temples in India. The name of the unique religious edifice fully reflects its primary particularity. From the outside, the temple recalls the huge lotus flower, which is surrounded by the beautiful basins and the beautiful landscape. In the evening, the most important Buddhist temple in India is illuminated with the wonderful artillery, so many tourists go to the temple in the evening.
In the temple building, the rare snow-white marble was used, from which the huge 'petals' of the lotus flower were created. Since the opening, the Lotus temple has been a landmark architectural landmark and has been awarded several architectural awards. The unique exterior is not the only special feature of the temple, whose interior is just as wonderful.
The central hall of the temple is round. Its diameter is 75 meters. There are 1 300 people in the hall whose ceiling height is 31 meters. Inside the temple there are no paintings and frescoes. In the opinion of the creators, no superfluous ornaments should distract the faithful from prayers. Every day thousands of people visit the temple. On the important Buddhist holidays, the number of visitors can form 150,000 people per day. Since the opening and the present, more than 50 million people from all over the world have visited the Lotus Temple. Next - Hassan II Mosque
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