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Nili Chhatri Temple, New Delhi

New Delhi, New Delhi

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Nili Chhatri Temple (Neeli Chhatri) is an ancient Hindu temple located in New Delhi. It is believed that the eldest Pandava brother, Yudhishthira established this temple and the Nigambodh Ghat adjacent to it and conducted Aswamedha yajna from here. Therefore, this temple is called Pandavan age temple.


According to the legends, Nili Chhatri Temple was built by Pandavas, under the special guidance of Yudhishthira. It is believed that Yudhishthira conducted Aswamedha yajna from here.


Darsan Info

Timings : Temple timings : 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM and from 4:00 AM to 9:00 PM

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Darsan Dresscode

Wear neat and good clothes and avoid shorts for men


According to the excerpt from "The Archeology and Monumental Remains of Delhi" by Carr Stephen (in 1876) unveils that Nili Chhatri was a tomb built in 1565 for providing abode to demised remains of Naubat Khan, a state official (mansabdar) during the reign of the great Mughal emperor Akbar. 

Location and Contact

Nigambodh Ghat, New Delhi, Delhi, Salim Garh Fort, Chandni Chowk, Delhi, 110006

9810168399; 09911370875

By Road : There many public and private vehecals available to reach Nili Chhatri Temple, Delhi.  
By Metro : The Nearest Metro station is Chandni Chownk station Metro station.
By Rail : The Nearest Railway station is Delhi Railway station.
By Air : The Nearest Airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi.  
The nearest metro station is Chandni Chownk. It's near Nigambodh Ghat and very famous old bridge made by British known as Purana Lohia Pool.

Additional Info

  1. Hotel Indraprastha

Temple Rituals

Morning pooja and arati starts from 8:30 AM onwards

Regular Offerings

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Special Rituals

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