Kirti Mandir, Vadodara, Gujarat - An exquisite dome shaped temple

Temple, Scenic, Monuments, Dams

Also called as the temple of fame, the Kirti Mandir is a wonderful attraction located near the Vishwamitri Bridge. It was built in 1936 by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III to celebrate the diamond jubilee of his administration. This 33 m high dome is shaped like the English alphabet ‘E’ and is built up of stone with elegant terraces, domes and balconies. The central shikhar is decorated with the bronze images of the sun, the moon and the earth. The interior of the temple is adorned with the beautiful statues and photographs of the royal family members. The walls of the central hall are intricately carved with the various murals depicting the chapters from the battle of Mahabharata and life of Meera.

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