If you want to discover the ultimate divinity, then you must visit the Lord Shiva temple in Amsterdam. It was opened on 4th June, 2011.It is an Indian style temple of about 4000 square meter with car parking space for around 500 cars at a time. One can witness or take blessings from multiple idols under the same roof. The main idols of this temple are Shiva and Parvati. The other deities are Lord Ganesh, Durga Maa, Veer Hanuman and Lord Surya. There is a special arrangement to give food which is known as Langar and is served in their respective halls only on Sundays. This hall is about 100 sq meters and 150 persons can be seated at a time. There will be a priest in the temple till 12 o’ clock. There are different types of pujas in which some of them are Hawans, jagran, sanskar pujas etc. This temple follows all the Hindu rituals and religious programs. They also organize Bhajan and kirtan on every Sundays. This temple also serves as a venue for Indian ritual marriages and functions. In this temple ‘Mithuna Sankranti’ celebrations are well appreciated by the local who is celebrated in the beginning of the third Solar month of the Hindu calendar.
How to Reach:
By Metro: Get the Metro M 54. (29 minutes from the centre station.)
By Tram: Get the tram Spinter from Amsterdam Central.
Tickets: The admission is free.
Timings: Open from 07:00 am to 08:00 pm every day.
Address: Hoogoorddreef 79, 1101 BB, Amsterdam.