Thursday, December 23, 2010

Birla Mandir in Hyderabad Old City

Birla Mandir Temple in Hyderabad Old City:
Birla Mandir temple is located in Hyderabad Old City. Birla Mandir is built on the hillock which is of 280 feet. That hillock is called Naubath Pahad. It is famous Hindu temple of Lord Venkateshwara. Padmavathi and Andal are placed in a separate shrines.

Construction History of Birla Mandir Temple:
The Birla Mandir temple is completely made up of 2000 tons of pure "White Marble". The brass flagstaff is present in the temple premises which rises to the height of 42 feet This temple was constructed in the year 1976. The statue at Birla Mandir was carved out with black granite. It took 10 years to complete the construction. The temple look good especially during nights due to the lights.

Art on Walls of Birla Mandir Temple:
Rajagopuram is 4 storied and built in garudalaya style of south Indian temples. Birla Mandir temple walls are engraved with various god's like Ganesh, Hanuman, Brahma, Saraswati, Lakshmi, Saibaba, Shiva and many others.

Facilities at Birla Mandir Temple:
For the convenience of the customers/ disciple, they have left large space for parking the vehicle. Even a separate counter for placing your chappal and personal belonging.

Timings of Birla Mandir Temple:

Birla Mandir Temple opens at early morning 5.30 AM. At that time you can even hear the peaceful and pleasant Venkateshwara swamy's suprabatam.

Tourists at Birla Mandir Temple:

Lots of visitors/ disciple come to birla mandir to pray. Especially during evening time i.e.., at 5.30. you can see thousands of visitors coming to the temple for Lord Vnkateshware Swamy's darshanam and also for enjoying the cool breeze.

Bus Routs and Transport to Birla Mandir Temple:
It is well connected with APSRTC bus service and MMTS train. Lakdi-ka-pul station is the nearest MMTS railway station. Its just 7km from Secunderabad railway station, 3 kms from Nampally railway station and 5km from Kachiguda railway station. Similarly, 6kms from Begumpet airport.


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