Birla Mandir, Kolkata

These are the pictures of Birla Mandir, Kolkata from outside.

The temple is a behemoth, and took 26 years, from 1970 to 1996 , to complete.

The temple, dedicated mainly to Radha and Krishna, also houses shrines to Shiva and Durga. It is modelled on the famous Lingaraj temple of Bhubaneswar.

Situated on Syed Amir Ali Avenue, this temple is a must see in Kolkata.

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