VISITOR INFORMATION


TIMINGS

  • Tuesday to Sunday
    First Entry: 9:30am
    Last Entry: 6:30pm
  • CLOSED: EVERY MONDAY

  • MANDIR

  • Darshan: 9:30am to 8:00pm
  • Arti: 10:00am and 6:00pm
  • ABHISHEK MANDAP

  • Darshan and Puja
    9:30am to 8:00pm
  • Arti: 6:30pm
  • EXHIBITIONS

  • Ticket Window
    10:00am – 5:00pm
  • WATER SHOW

  • Show: After Sunset
    (Currently 7:45pm)
  • Maha Arti: Before First Show

HOW TO REACH

Akshardham: How to Reach

Swaminarayan Akshardham
NH 24, Akshardham Setu, New Delhi 110092.
Phone: +91-11-4344 2344, Fax: +91-11-4344 2323
Email: info@akshardham.com
web: www.akshardham.com, www.baps.org

Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) - 21 Km
Railway Stations:
Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM) - 6 Km
New Delhi (NDLS) - 11 Km
Old Delhi (DLI) - 10 Km
Metro Station: Akshardham Metro - 350 meters (walk)


FROM AKSHARDHAM METRO STATION

  1. Exit Station and Turn Right
  2. Walk 100 meters and Turn Right
  3. Walk 250 meters & Enter Akshardham - Gate 1

FROM AIRPORT (1HR 30 MINS)

  1. Take Orange Line to New Delhi Metro Station
  2. Disembark at New Delhi Metro Station
  3. Take Yellow Line (toward HUDA City Centre)
  4. Disembark at Rajiv Chowk Metro Station
  5. Take Blue Line (Towards Noida City Centre)
  6. Disembark at Akshardham Metro Station

FROM NEW DELHI RAILWAY STATION (40 MINS)

  1. Walk towards Ajmeri Gate Exit
  2. Walk towards New Delhi Metro Station
  3. Take Yellow Line (toward HUDA City Centre)
  4. Disembark at Rajiv Chowk Metro Station
  5. Take Blue Line (Towards Noida City Centre)
  6. Disembark at Akshardham Metro Station

FROM OLD DELHI RAILWAY STATION (45 MINS)

  1. Walk towards Chandani Chowk Metro Station (350 Meters)
  2. Take Yellow Line (toward HUDA City Centre)
  3. Disembark at Rajiv Chowk Metro Station
  4. Take Blue Line (Towards Noida City Centre)
  5. Disembark at Akshardham Metro Station

WHAT TO SEE

SWAGATAM

‘Swagatam’- Welcome! Inside the campus, you will be greeted by the Welcome Gates followed by Bhakti Dwar. Passing through a Visitors' Center, you can stop by to seek assistance from a volunteer to plan your visit or get a printed guidebook. Enjoy intricate carvings of Mayur Dwar and make a wish at Charanarvind - Holy Footprints.
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MANDIR

Offer your prayers to the deities in Garbhagruh, get blessed by the Mandapams - carved ceilings. On the first level, stroll outside through the Narayan Peeth - the bronze relief work. On the outside walls at the ground level, walk with elephants and experience their stories in Gajendra Peeth.
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ABHISHEK MANDAP

Participate in a prayer for peace and for fulfilment of your wishes. Be part of a spiritual ritual and offer holy water to Neelkanth - the teenage-yogi form of Bhagwan Swaminarayan.
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EXHIBITIONS

Artistically mesmerizing, scientifically stunning, culturally moving, and spiritually elevating, the exhibitions create amazing environments capable of transporting viewers to ancient India. The exhibitions are comprised of three parts: Sahajanand Darshan – Hall of Values; Neelkanth Darshan – Large Format Film; Sanskruti Darshan – Cultural Boat Ride.
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WATER SHOW

Sahaj Anand - A breathtaking spiritual multimedia water show.  Multi-color lasers, video projects, underwater flames, water jets and surround sound in symphony with lights and live actors produce a captivating and inspiring presentation of an important story from the Kena Upanishad.
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THEMATIC GARDENS

A visit to Swaminarayan Akshardham’s two thematic gardens is a conversation with nature, history and culture. Learn about inspiring children, men and women from Indian history at the Bharat Upvan. Imbibe the wisdom of great minds from around the world at the Yogihriday Kamal.
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FACILITIES

PARKING

  • Paid parking facility
  • Timings: 9:30am to Gate Closing
  • Only for visitors (strictly)
  • No cargo or goods vehicles permitted
  • First come, first served basis
  • Parking at owner’s own risk

LOST AND FOUND

  • Located near Security Check

ATM

  • Available at the Visitors’ Center

WHEEL CHAIRS

  • Charge: Free for the physically challenged, elderly and needy
  • Available: At entrance before security clearance
  • Refundable Deposit: Rs. 100

CLOAK ROOM

  • Only for Visitors
  • Charge: Free
  • Timing: 9:30am to Gate Closing
  • Electronic Item Deposits: Switch Off (Mandatory)
  • All deposit items must meet size restrictions
  • No money or valuables should be deposited
  • Deposits are at owner’s own risk

TELEPHONE BOOTH

  • Available at the Visitors’ Center, Food Court and Exhibition exits.

RESTROOMS

  • Available throughout the campus.

FOOD COURT

  • Pure, fresh vegetarian food and snacks are available at Premvati Food Court. 

SECURITY CHECK

Visitor safety is our utmost priority. To help keep Akshardham a safe and family-friendly place, we request that you cooperate with the following policies while visiting Akshardham

  • All visitors must pass through metal detectors
  • All visitors will be frisked by security personnel
  • All vehicles will be searched by security personnel
  • Certain items are not permitted within the complex (please see the list below)
  • Smoking & alcohol consumption within the parking and campus is strictly prohibited
  • Carrying alcohol and banned substances in vehicles is strictly prohibited within the parking and campus

Security measures are mandates by government law enforcement agencies. Please cooperate with security procedures and personnel. During peak season times and holidays, entry and waiting lines may take some time. We ask for your patience and cooperation in keeping Akshardham and all visitors safe.

Items ALLOWED in the complex:
  • WALLET
  • SHOES
  • BELTS
  • PASSPORT
  • MONEY
  • LADIES PURSE
  • JEWELLERY
  • BABY FOOD
  • WATER BOTTLE
  • JACKETS

Please take care of your personal belongings. Baby Food and water bottle are subjected to further check.


Items NOT ALLOWED in the complex:
  • MOBILE PHONES
  • CAMERAS
  • USB/PEN DRIVES
  • MUSIC DEVICES
  • ELECTRONIC ITEMS
  • WEAPONS
  • UMBRELLA
  • LUGGAGE
  • TOYS
  • PETS
  • FOOD AND DRINK
  • TOBACCO, ALCOHOL, DRUGS

For a quick and smooth security check, we request you not bring these prohibited items with you. If you do happen to bring these items with you, please check them into the free cloakroom before entering the security check queue.

DRESS CODE

The Mandir is a sacred house of God and a place of daily worship. To preserving its sanctity and spiritual ambience, a strict dress code operates within the complex.

  • Upper Wear: Must cover the shoulders, chest, navel, and upper arms
  • Lower Wear: Must be at least below knee-length

Sarong: In case your dress does not comply with above requirement, a free sarong is provided for your visit (Refundable Deposit Rs. 100) Please return the sarong at the exit.

ENTRY

Entry to the mandir complex and mandir darshan is absolutely FREE and requires no prior appointment.
All our volunteers and staff’s assistance is also free of charge.

FREE ADMISSION

WELCOME GATES

VISITOR CENTER


HOLY FOOTPRINTS

MANDIR


GAJENDRA PITH

NARAYAN SAROVAR

BHARAT UPAVAN

YOGI HRIDAY KAMAL

EXHIBITIONS TICKETS

Adults (Age 12+): ₹ 170
Seniors (Age 60+): ₹ 125
Children (Age 4 – 11): ₹ 100
Children (Below Age 4): Free
Tickets include all three exhibitions.

WATER SHOW TICKETS

Adults (Age 12+): ₹ 80
Seniors (Age 60+): ₹ 80
Children (Age 4 – 11): ₹ 50
Children (Below Age 4): Free

ABHISHEK DONATION

Per person: ₹ 50
(Darshan – Free)

PHOTO MEMORY

Capture your memories at Akshardham with a special photo from a vantage point in the campus.
Printed Time: Within 20 minutes.
Print Pickup: Available at the Book and Gifts Center (before exiting).

FOOD COURT

Enjoy pure, fresh, vegetarian cuisine at the Premvati Food Court. In the ambience of the caves of Ajanta, enjoy Indian or Continental food of your choice. School groups and groups over 50 people are advised to contact Akshardham ahead of time.

BOOKS AND GIFTS SHOP

The Akshardham Books and Gifts Center offers a variety of publications – books, audio or video – and souvenir items as well as authentic Ayurvedic supplements and puja materials. Pick up your photo memory or choose another special way to remember your visit to Swaminarayan Akshardham.

SCHOOL VISIT BOOKING

Akshardham is proud to be a top choice of schools across New Delhi and NCR for a half-day school trip. Here, students learn about Hinduism, India’s art and architecture and it’s contribution to the world. Akshardham welcomes students and teachers for a wonderful visit of the complex. Go to School Visit Page »

GROUP VISIT BOOKING

Akshardham is frequently visited in groups by pilgrims, travelers and even corporate employees. You can make your visit a better experience and more memorable by contacting us in advance. Go to Group Visit Page »