Birla Mandir, Hyderabad

4.6
Visit the majestic marble temple of Birla Mandir, one of the many eponymous temples built by the Birla family all over India. Constructed in 1976, the temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara, an incarnation of Vishnu. Admire the imposing building, supposedly made out of 2,000 tons of pure white marble, and view the idols of many deities, including a 3 m (11 ft) tall image of Venkateshwara. Climb up to the hilltop temple to enjoy panoramic views of Hyderabad and its surroundings. Make Birla Mandir a centerpiece of your Hyderabad vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Hyderabad road trip tool.
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  • This place is very beautiful - but things to know. No Camera of any type. Must take shoes off (not too dirty to walk in socks). You only need about 30-45 minutes. I am glad I went, the views of town.....  more »
  • Beautiful white marble temple dedicated to multiple gods. Once you leave all electronics, backpacks and shoes, you head towards to top of the hill where the temples are located. There are various...  more »
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  • The place was good and clean. You need to keep all your belongings outside before taking stairs to temple. Mobiles are not allowed up in temple. The view is awesome at top, you can see Buddha statue, Indian flagpole. Visit during evening when there's less temperature outside. You can't walk with bare foot since the floor is too hot during morning and afternoon.
  • The architecture of the temple is very nice. The detailing of each of the marble scriptures are mind-blowing. The view around the temple is also awesome. Very nice place to relax and pray to the lord. Only bummers are you need to remove your slippers and walk in the hot pathway which is not a nice feeling. Also have such exquisite architecture and not allowing phones is kind of draw back.
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