About Birla Mandir
Birla Mandir Hyderabad is on the south side of the Hussain Sagar lake and is on the twin hillock Naubath Pahad of 280 ft height. The temple, dedicated to Lord Venkateswara. Birla Mandir timings are from 7 AM to 9 PM.
The Birla Foundation built the temple in 1976; it took ten years to construct the temple. 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 of 11ft height with 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. Birla Mandir is a glorious landscape to view Hyderabad and Secunderabad, along with Hussain Sagar lake.
The temple is the best viewpoint in the city. In the temple, we can find the finely sculpted marble images portraying the great epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. The whole temple is made with 2000 tones of pure white Rajasthan Marble.
The architecture 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 Tirupati.
Birla Mandir Timings
Birla Mandir 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|
How to Reach
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is the nearest airport with 30 km of distance from the temple.
The nearest railway station is Hyderabad Railway Station, only a 1 km distance from the temple.
As the temple is in Hyderabad, there are a number of buses from TSRTC and other modes of transport to reach the temple. The temple is 200 meters away from the Ravindra Bharathi, Khairtabad.
Address & Contact Number
Hill Fort Rd, Ambedkar Colony,
Contact Number: 040 2323 3259