Birla Mandir Hyderabad is on the south side of Hussain Sagar Lake and is on the twin hillock Naubath Pahad—280 ft in height. The temple has dedicated to Lord Venkateswara. Birla Mandir’s timings are from 7 am to 9 pm.
The Birla Foundation built the temple in 1976; it took ten years to construct it. Swamy Ranganadhananda from Ramakrishna Mission opened the temple. Birla Mandir was made not only in Hyderabad but also all over India.
The other deities in the temple are Padmavati, Andal, Lord Shiva, Shakti, Ganesh, Hanuman, Brahma, Saraswathi, Lakshmi, and Saibaba. The primary Creator, Lord Venkateswara, is 11ft tall and carved with a lotus umbrella on the top.
Birla Mandir Architecture
The deity Lord Venkateswara resembles the Balaji of Tirumala. This temple is a suitable place for meditation. Inside the temple, there are no traditional bells like the other temples. Mandir is a glorious landscape to view Hyderabad, Secunderabad, and Hussain Sagar Lake. The temple is the best viewpoint in the city.
In the temple, we can find finely sculpted marble images portraying the great epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. The whole temple has made with 2000 tones of pure white Rajasthan Marble.
The architectural style used is Utkal (Orissa) and South Indian style. The Rajagopuram Tower is of south Indian style architecture known as Jagadananda Vimanam. The Garbha Gudi is 42 feet tall and resembles the Lord Venkateswara temple in Tirupati.
Birla Mandir Timings
Birla Mandir’s timings are from 7 am to 9 pm, and the temple is closed from 12 pm to 3 pm.
|Day||Birla Mandir Temple timings|
|Monday||7:00 am to 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm|
|Tuesday||7:00 am to 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm|
|Wednesday||7:00 am to 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm|
|Thursday||7:00 am to 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm|
|Friday||7:00 am to 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm|
|Saturday||7:00 am to 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm|
|Sunday||7:00 am to 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm|
Tips For Visit Birla Mandir:
- Photography is strictly not permitted on the premises.
- Accessible locker facilities are available for individuals visiting the temple.
- The temple lies atop a hill and is a straggling and long climb up many steps. Individuals should keep this in mind before deciding to journey here.
Tourist places near Birla Mandir:
- Golconda Fort
- Sri Peddamma Talli Temple
- Lumbini Park
- Shri Jagannath Temple
- Birla Mandir
- B.M. Birla Science Museum
- Salar Jung Museum
- Kasu Brahmanandha Reddy National Park (KBR)
- Nehru Zoological Park
- Karmanghat Hanuman Temple
- NTR Gardens
- ISKCON Hyderabad
- Ramoji Film City
- Jalavihar Water Park
- Botanical garden
- Sanghi Temple
- Snow World
- Gandipet Lake
- Mount Opera
Hotels nearby Birla Mandir:
- Sridhar hotel
- Hotel Konark
- Hotel Vaibhav Inn
- Sri Sri Sri Hotel
- Hotel S Park
- Athidi Residency
- Budget Hotel
How to reach Birla Mandi
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is the nearest airport, with a 30 km distance from the temple.
The nearest railway station is Hyderabad Railway Station, only 1 km from the temple.
As the temple is in Hyderabad, there are many buses from TSRTC and other modes of transport to reach the temple. The temple is 200 meters away from the Ravindra Bharathi, Khairtabad.
Birla Mandir Address & Contact Number:
- Hill Fort Rd, Ambedkar Colony, Khairtabad, Hyderabad, Telangana 500004
- Contact Number: 040 2323 3259
It is said to be a replica of the Kandariya Mahadeva Temple temple of Khajuraho; however, it is built of white marble and adorned with images of gods, philosophers, and scientists.
The evening is the best time of the day to visit the temple.
Lord Shiva is present in the form of Sri Venkateswara.
The Assembly station is the nearest one to Birla Mandir in Hyderabad.