Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir is a Hindu temple under construction at Vrindavan, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, a state in northern India.
The world’s tallest Shri Krishna temple is being built in Vrindavan, Mathura. This temple will be known as Chandrodaya Mandir. Its height will be three times more than the Qutub Minar in Delhi. In March 2014, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav inaugurated the project. And on 16 November 2014, the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee laid the foundation stone of the temple. The temple building is under construction.
The architectural designing of this 70-storey temple has been done by a U.S.company. This temple will be completed by 2022.
Access : Coordinates: 27.5680132,77.6449598 / Address : Shubham Rd, near Akshaya Patra Temple, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh 281121, India
- The planned effort included a temple to a height of about 700 feet (213 m or 70 storeys) and a built-up area of 540,000 square feet (~50,000 sq m). The project is set on 62 acres of land and includes 12 acres for parking and a helipad.
- The height of this temple will be 210 meters, which is three times that of Qutub Minar. The height of Qutub Minar is 72.5 meters. It is believed that the Taj Mahal in Agra can also be seen from its peak.
- The temple building will be about 55 meters deep and its base will be up to 12 meters high, the temple structure will stand on more than 500 pillars. Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building in Dubai, is only 50 meters deep. The depth of Chandrodaya Mandir will be deeper than that of Burj Khalifa.
- The construction of Chandrodaya Mandir was started on the day of Janmashtami. It is being constructed by ISKCON organization. It will be made in the shape of a pyramid. The structural designing of the temple has been done by Thornton Tomasetti, a US-based structural engineering company.
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