Kalkaji Mandir is located at
in South Delhi
. Built on a hillock, this temple is dedicated to Goddess Kalka (commonly known as Goddess Kali
). This ancient temple is said to have been built in the year 1764.
Numerous devotees throng Kalkaji mandir on many religious occasions throughout the year. Experts opine that this temple came into existence about 3,000 years back, although the oldest surviving portion dates to the Maratha period. A spectacular tantric aarti held at about seven in the evening holds the devotees spellbound.
Bahai Temple (also known as Lotus Temple) is situated just opposite to Kalkaji Mandir, on the other side of the road.Nehru Place is a nearby attraction.
Kalkaji Mandir can be approached from Connaught Place (14 km). Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station serves this place. Indira Gandhi International Airport is the nearest airport.