Jhandewalan Hanuman Temple having the huge statue of Hanuman, which stands right at the busy Jhandewalan junction, is gorgeous.
It deserves the attention of every passerby.
Built-in orange color, the height of the gigantic statue is 108 feet. It is so popular that it is often used in films and news montages to imply Delhi city.
The temple with this large idol is within a walking distance of the Jhandewalan metro station.
Jhandewalan Hanuman mandir is one of the most popular Hindu temples in Delhi.
The entrance of the temple has an open mouth Rakshas or a monster in a slain condition at the death bed. This depicts the glory of Lord Hanuman who killed many monsters in his life while serving Lord Rama.
There is also a temple dedicated to Goddess Kali lying close to the feet of the idol at the base of the statue.
Tuesdays are the most visited days of the week, by the pilgrims. However, owing to the spectacle that the statue is, the temple is visited by devotees and tourists alike. On Tuesdays, special prayers are conducted in the evening.
It looks amazing when one gazes at the chest of the idol, where there is a small idol of Lord Rama.
Inside the temple, there is a slide that opens up and shows Lord Rama images inside the chest of Lord Hanuman.