The Akshardham Temple is a massive temple complex in Delhi. It has got 20,000 statues, floral motifs, arches as well as exquisitely carved pillars.
The Akshardham Temple in Delhi was constructed under the patronage of the Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) and initiated on November 7, 2005. The temple complex represents an unique blend of the Hindu religion and Indian culture.
The Akshardham temple complex stands on the banks of the Yamuna and has more than a 100 acres of lawn decorated with water fountains and carved pavilions. An amount of 2 billions was spent on the building that took around 2 years to complete.
There is the IMAX theater, the Swaminarayan temple and a beautiful musical fountain in the large Akshardham temple in Delhi. The architectural design is a copy of the Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. The chief monument of the Akshardham temple is about 141 feet high and possesses a grand statue of Lord Swaminarayan.