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Birla Temple


The Birla Temple in Kolkata was built by the well-known Birla family. The temple tower at a height of 160 feet is a marvel weaved in the finest of architecture in India. The temple is built in white marble which gives a majestic and splendid look. It took 26 years to finish construction of this temple. The entire temple has been worked with perfection and exquisiteness. The temple is crafted with Rajasthani style and depicts ideals of Hinduism as enshrined in Vedas and Upanishads.

Sacred Hindu scriptures are carved intricately on the stone inside the temple. Birla temple shines and glitters marvellously in the night with its electric diyas and sparkling chandeliers. The entire atmosphere is immersed in beauty and grandeur. Many tourists come to visit the temple mainly at dusk to see the beauty of the temple. The temple has idols of Radha-Krishna, Shiva & Durga and Hanuman. Light music is played in the background which makes the atmosphere even more pious.

So enjoy the sublime and spiritual atmosphere at Birla Mandir.

Best time to visit

Birla Temple can be visited at any time of the year.


This majestic temple has been designed on the pattern of the famous Lingaraj Temple of Bhubaneswar.


Birla Temple is open from 5:30 am to 11:00 am and 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm.

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