Birlamandir is a popular tourist attraction in Hyderabad and is frequented by thousands of visitors from across India as well as the world. The Birla Temple of Hyderabad is situated atop the Kala Pahad which lies in the southern most point of HussainSagar, the lake which divides the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. The Birla Temple was built by the renowned industrialists belonging to Birla group of industries in the year 1976. The Birla Mandir of Hyderabad is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara. The modern religious building of the Hyderabad Birla Mandir was built using the marbles which were procured from Rajasthan. The architectural style that has been followed in the construction of Birla Mandir in Hyderabad is a fine blend of South Indian temple and that of Odisha. The other deities of Birla Temple Apart from the presiding deity, Lord Venkateswara, other gods worshipped at Birla temple, Hyderabad are ‘Padmavati’ and ‘Andal’.
How to get to Birla Mandir, Hyderabad?
Birla Mandir is located at Kala Pahad quite near to HussainSagar. It can easily be reached by train as well as bus. Its distance from the nearest railway station, Hyderabad Deccan is 1 kilometre and 18 kms from the Hyderabad Airport.
When to visit?
The best time to visit the temple is during the winters as the weather is pleasant around this time.