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Shishmahal Ram Mandir, Haridwar

About Shishmahal Ram Mandir, Haridwar

Shish Mahal Ram Mandir, the Temple of Glass, a renowned structure in Haridwar, was crafted by Swami Vasudev Ji Maharaj. This unique temple is distinguished by its use of imported glass and intricately designed mirrors on walls and ceilings that capture and amplify even the faintest ray of light, providing natural illumination to the entire hall. 

The construction commenced around 1965, and what sets this architectural marvel apart is its fascinating history.

HaridwarLocated at Bhagirathi Nagar in Bhoopatwala, Motichur Range
30 mins

Shishmahal Ram Mandir, Haridwar in Haridwar

Myths and Beliefs

The Shishmahal Ram Mandir is surrounded by captivating myths and legends, particularly in relation to its distinct glass architecture. According to these tales, the queen, yearning to sleep beneath the open sky despite royal restrictions, became the inspiration for the king's commission of a special structure.

Tasked with the challenge, architects designed a hall featuring an extraordinary attribute – the capacity to transform the subtle glow of two burning candles into a breathtaking spectacle, reminiscent of a star-studded night sky. This mythic narrative not only narrates a tale of royal aspirations but also underscores the ingenious amalgamation of regal dreams and architectural craftsmanship exhibited by the Shishmahal Ram Mandir.

Tips for Visitors: Shish Mahal Ram Mandir in Haridwar

When visiting the Shishmahal Ram Mandir in Haridwar, there are several nearby destinations that you can explore to make the most of your trip, including Har ki Pauri, a renowned ghat on the banks of the Ganges River known for the evening Ganga Aarti

Mansa Devi Temple, located atop the Bilwa Parvat, offers panoramic views of Haridwar and many other locations. These places are in close proximity to the Shishmahal Ram Mandir.

Location of Shishmahal Ram Mandir, Haridwar

Shishmahal Ram Mandir, Haridwar is located in Haridwar ( Located at Bhagirathi Nagar in Bhoopatwala, Motichur Range).

Location & How to Reach Shishmahal Ram Mandir, Haridwar

The Shishmahal Ram Mandir in Haridwar is a renowned temple beautifully and creatively designed with pure glass, dedicated to Lord Ram. To reach the Shish Mahal Ram Mandir in Haridwar, you can follow these general routes.

By Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, approximately 35 kilometers away from Haridwar. From the airport, you can hire a taxi or use other local transportation to reach Haridwar.

By Train: Haridwar has its own railway station, and many trains from major cities in India stop at Haridwar. From the railway station, you can hire a local taxi or auto-rickshaw to reach Shishmahal Ram Mandir.

By Road:

  1. From Delhi: Haridwar is about 220 kilometers from Delhi. You can drive or take a bus from Delhi to reach Haridwar. The journey typically involves taking National Highway 334 or NH58 towards Haridwar.
  2. From Dehradun: Dehradun is around 53 kilometers away from Haridwar. You can drive or take a bus from Dehradun to Haridwar. Then you hire a taxi our local transport to reach Shishahal Ram Mandir.

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What is Shishmahal Ram Mandir, Haridwar famous for?

Shishmahal Ram Mandir, Haridwar is popular place for following activities/ interests - Religious, Temples.

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