Iskcon Temple

Tourism in Delhi


Raja Dhirshain Marg, Sant Nagar, near the East of Kailash locality, ISKCON Temple in Delhi is one of the 40 temples in India that belongs to the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, dedicated to Lord Krishna. A part of the Hare Krishna Movement was started by Acharya Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. The devotees and followers of the Hare Rama Hare Krishna cult built this temple in 1998 to disseminate the message of the Bhagwad Gita.

Features of ISKCON Temple in Delhi

ISKCON Temple in Delhi is an artistic splendor. The interior walls of the temple have been decorated with aesthetic works of Russian artists representing the different phases of life of various deities like Radha-Krishan, and Sita-Ram.

The main attraction of ISKCON Temple in Delhi is its central prayer hall and the temple museum. Treat your eyes with the wonderfully sculpted idols of Radha-Krishna with other deities present in the central hall with informative religious lines and shibboleths.

Another attraction of ISKCON Temple in Delhi is the temple museum. The museum organizes multimedia shows. It not only helps the devotees understand the story of the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata, but also gives a brief interpretative understanding of views, philosophy and practice of the Hare Krishna cult. Don’t miss this is an interesting feature of ISKCON Temple in Delhi.

Annual Events

There is a special delight in visiting the ISKCON Temple in Delhi during one of its festive season.

Annual Event

Situated at the eastern end of Rajpath in Central Delhi is the 42 m high stone arch of victory, renowned as the India Gate. This magnificent edifice was constructed in 1931 in memory of the Indian soldiers who lost their lives in the battlefield. Following are the special annual events that take place at India Gate.

The festival of Janmashtami at ISKCON Temple in Delhi

Janmashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna is celebrated at ISKCON Temple in Delhi. The gala event falls in the month of August or September during which the religious activities and enthusiasm of the devotees in the temple are at their highest level. Thousands of devotees at ISKCON Temple in Delhi visit on this auspicious day and the atmosphere of joyous celebration is truly exhilarating.

The Other Events at ISKCON Temple

Religious programs at ISKCON Temple in Delhi include.

  • Kirtan
  • Aarti
  • Pravachan
The museum at ISKCON Temple in Delhi organizes regular shows in the evening at nominal charges on all days except Monday.


Temple located on Raja Dhirshain Marg, Sant Nagar, near the eastern side of Kailash locality.

Well Known For - Radha Krishna Temple.


Open : Daily
Entery fee : Free
Opening Time : 04:30 AM
Closing Time : 09:30 PM
Closed on public holidays : No

How To Reach

Tourists can either avail buses from different points or can take auto rickshaws, taxis or metro to reach the temple.

Nearest Airport
Indira Gandhi International Airport
Nearest Railway Station
Nizamuddin Railway Station.
Nearest Metro station

Central Secretariat.

Other Info

Nearby Attractions

ISKCON Temple is a famous pilgrim destination which records a considerable amount of footfall. Surrounding this religious hub is a number of attractive tourist spots like
Kalkaji Temple
The temple of Goddess Kali, situated on a hill top and a major pilgrimage place during Navratri. Legend goes that the founder of this temple is a farmer. Built in the 18th century it is hardly a kilometer away from Okhla Industrial Estate and Nehru Palace.
Nizamuddin's shrine
Located in Nizamuddin village, situated close to the Humayun’s tomb, not far away from the Eastern end of the Lodi Road is the shrine of the famous Muslim Sufi saint, Sheikh Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Chishti.
Khirki Masjid
Situated just 2 kilometers away from Qutab Minar, in the center of Khirki Village, is the khirki Masjid or Mosque. It is a fine example of ‘closed mosque’ in North India. The outstanding feature of this mosque is its window opening with jalis or tracery, thereby naming then latticed windows..
Chirag-i-Dihli's Dargah

It is the tomb of Sufi saint Nasir-ud-Din Mahmud who was also known as Raushan Chirag-i-Dihli. Located in the Chirag Delhi Village, the place can be reached by taking the Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg through the Chirag main road or one can also take the Outer Ring Road through the Soami Nagar south colony.

Some of the famous food joints and eateries serving eclectic dishes are completely vegetarian restaurant within the temple complex, named Govinda Restaurant. Other names include Hotel Park Royal, Karim’s.

Nearby Shopping Venues include Nehru Place, C R Park Market and Kalkaji Market.

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