Uttar Pradesh, India is all set to make history as the world’s tallest temple is under construction and once it’s completed, it is going to break many records regarding the tallest religious architecture around the globe.
The temple is presumed to be named as Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir. There are some more fascinating facts about this temple that will take your breath away. Let’s find out !
World’s tallest religious building.
Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir which is going to be the world’s tallest temple is under-construction at Vrindavan, Mathura, India.
Designed by Indian firm Ingenious Studio, it will break all the records of world’s tallest religious building by surpassing Ulm Minster in Germany which 530 feet long.
This temple will feature a theme park filled with different tourist attractions.
The earthquake resistant structure would cover an area larger than St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, and would house a variety of cultural and spiritual facilities.
The building would cover five-and-a-half acres of land and the entire complex, which includes a helipad, twelve forests and lakes, would stretch across nearly 60 acres and cost around $81 million.
The area surrounding the skyscraper temple, which is dedicated to Lord Krishna, will include a replica of some of the hundred-plus forests of Braj, where Lord Krishna is believed to have been born. In these forests, Krishna is believed to have performed his ‘leelas’ or pastimes.
“Right now, work is concentrated on the building’s 55m deep foundations. [These] will have 511 columns, which will be completed by March next year,” confirmed Project Manager- Das.
“Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir has a unique architectural feature that harmoniously blends the elements of Indian traditional temple architecture of Nagara style and elements of modern design,” says Ingenious Studio.
ISKCON already has more than 60 temples across India. In fact, the site of the oldest temple is Vrindavan designed and built under the supervision of the founder of the organization.
This picture details the different levels of the elevated structure. Once on the viewing gallery, located around top of the temple building, visitors are promised a bird’s eye view of Vrindavan.
This large-scale real estate project is expected to cost as much as 5 billion rupees [more than $81 million] and will be paid for entirely through donations, Mr. Dasa said.