BAPS Mandir Abu Dhabi Tour

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The BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi Tour brings you to an oasis of peace and global harmony. People of all religious beliefs and faiths are welcome at the temple. The BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi takes you on a journey of spirituality where you find solace in the abode of the almighty.

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Tour Duration: 4 Hours
Tour Availability: Daily
Adult Price: AED 600 up to 6 persons
Pick up & Drop: Private Transfer
Pickup Time: Depending on availability

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The inauguration of the temple was graced by none other than the Honorable Prime Minister of India, Sri Narendra Modi. The largest temple outside India, the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi today stands as a proud landmark in the cultural capital of the UAE.

The intricate designs on the walls and especially on the roofs of the temple tell you of the humongous effort that has gone into building the magnificent BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi. A visit to the temple has you immersed in a feeling of calmness and peace. 

The BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi has shrines made of marble and sandstone. The temple also has an amphitheater, an exhibition hall and a library. There is a food court, a majlis and a book store as well. It also has classrooms, gardens and two community centres capable of holding 5000 people. The 7 shrines in the temple are an ode to the UAE’s 7 Emirates.

The seven shrines in the temple are home to the idols of 7 Hindu Gods. The idols present are of the following seven Gods:

  • Akshar & Purushottam
  • Radha and Krishna
  • Ram, Sita, and Hanuman
  • Shiv, Parvati, Kartikeya and Ganesh
  • Jagannathji, Subhadra and Baldevji
  • Tirupati Balaji and Padmavati
  • Ayyappa Swami.

Inclusions

  • Go for a divine journey to the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple in Abu Dhabi.
  • Enjoy a private transfer from your Hotel or Residence in Dubai.
  • This tour includes an English-speaking Tour Guide.
  • Travel in comfort with our air-conditioned, clean car.

The BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi Highlights

  • The construction of the temple has been carried out without the use of any iron or steel in accordance with Hindu traditions
  • To promote sustainability and eco-friendliness, the temple’s foundation has 50% fly ash, stones and earthen bricks
  • The exteriors of the temple have more than a thousand exquisitely beautiful carvings that tell about the stories of different deities
  • The stairs in the temple tell stories from different places of the world making the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi a place promoting global harmony and unity
  • The pink sandstone used to build the temple has been brought all the way from Rajasthan in India 

How to Reach the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple?

The temple is located on the Dubai-Abu Dhabi highway. The exact address of the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple is P6, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The temple is well connected by  public transport including buses and the subway. You can also drive to the temple yourself by taking the Sheikh Zayed Road. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

What’s special about the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi?

The BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi is the largest temple outside India. Built with sandstone and marble, the temple is adorned with a thousand carvings that tell about various Hindu deities. The seven shrines of the temple are dedicated to the seven Emirates that constitute the UAE.  People of all faiths are welcome here and the temple is indeed an oasis of global harmony and peace.

What was the budget of the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi?

The amount set aside for the construction of the temple was Rs. 700 crores / $84 Million.

How should I dress to go to the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi?

It’s important that you dress conservatively. You are advised to cover your back, shoulders, midriff, chest and knees. Please avoid body hugging clothes or any attire with any offensive messages. If it’s felt that you have dressed inappropriately, you will be given a cloth by the temple authorities to cover  yourself with.

Who was present from India during the inauguration of the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi?

The honorable Prime Minister of India, Sri Narendra Modi was gracious enough to be present at the inauguration of the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple.

Are there any entry charges to the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi?

The BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi allows free entry to all irrespective of their faith, race or gender. You are only required to dress soberly.

What are the timings at the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi?

The temple is open for the public to visit from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. While aarti is held in the morning at 7:30 a.m., in the evening it’s held at 7:30 p.m. You’ll love watching the aarti with bright diyas. It’s Indeed a sight to behold.

The BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi stands as a testimony to the increasing liberalism being embraced by the United Arab Emirates. The inauguration of the temple was attended by religious figures from all faiths which speaks for the temple being an abode of peace, harmony and brotherhood.

The BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Abu Dhabi speaks volumes of the ever increasing ties of brotherhood standing on the pillars of mutual respect and trust between the nations of the United Arab Emirates and India. It’s an ode to the ties of friendship and bonhomie between the peoples of the two nations.

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