: 4-km From Qutb Minar, South Delhi
: Goddess Durga
Chattarpur Mandir is situated beyond the Qutb Minar in Mehrauli. The temple dedicated to Goddess Durga, is built in South Indian style.
The Chattarpur Mandir is a fine example which presents Delhi a place that not just contain beautiful monuments created by the Moghuls but also has some spectacular Hindu Temples to it's credit.
The main Temple is dedicated to goddess Durga, while you can also worship Shiva, Vishnu,
Lakshmi or Ganesh in adjoining temples.
During Durga Puja days, this place attracts a large number of devotees, who gather here to offer prayers. It is believed that tying a thread on a tree located in the temple premises will get your wishes fulfilled.
Round-the-clock discourses and prayers are held which any devotee can participate.
The temple complex is spread over a large area with beautiful lawns and gardens. Though devotees visit these temples throughout the year, the main attraction comes during the
Navarathri festival, when devotees come from far and near. During this time, there are special bus services provided to the devotees.
Barely 4-km away from Qutb Minar stand the flamboyant and rich temples of Chattarpur. Made of shining white marble, these temples are very popular with the city's Hindus and the queues during
Durga Puja have to be seen to be believed. The main temple dedicated to goddess Durga is built in South Indian style.