For all the art lovers, Balaji Temple located a Nerul, Navi Mumbai has become one of the most sought after places to hang-out. This artistically made made temple is 60 feet high is made of exclusively carved granite stones. Built on the lines of Venkateshwara Temple at Tirupati, it has been constructed in the typical Shilpashastras style. Though the main deity is Balaji, other deities like Ganapathy, Anjaneyar in sitting (yoga) position, Narasimhar and Padbavathy Thayar are also common attractions here. One of the most unusual fact about this temple is the presence of Sannathy for Ramanujar. It is actually considered unusual according to the practice of the southern culture. The reason for this may be for the huge stature of the Ganapati in Maharashtra. What further adds to the glamor and beauty of this temple is because of the presence of `Bali Peetham` and the tall `Dhwaja Stambham` that can be seen as you enter the temple. Apart from these two, a long flight of stairs leads to the `Tiru Mamani Mandapam`. The later is further famous for it's architectural excellence and is built on the basis of modern architectural practices. So if you ever pay a visit to this city, just hop into this temple to have an exciting experience. It remains open seven days a week from 6 AM to 8 PM.
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