November 28, 2016: The world’s tallest religious building in India is on its way and will complete with a theme park.
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Construction of a 700ft high Hindu temple is taking place in Uttar Pradesh, which will be known as Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir. Once built, it will be dedicated to Lord Sri Krishna.
Earthquake-proof materials will be used to build up the temple and it will in the shape of a rocket ship.
The story of the universe as it is in Vedic literature will be presented with light and sound and the visitors will be taken to the viewing deck in a capsule elevator.
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According to Daily Mail, “At 700 feet tall, the temple will become the tallest religious building in the world, towering over the likes of Sagarda Familia in Barcelona at 558 feet, Ulm Minister in Germant at 530 feet and St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican at 437 feet.”
It will be almost double the height of the St Paul’s Cathedral in London, which stands at 365 feet.
“However, it will still be dwarfed by the world’s tallest buildings including the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, One World Trade Centre in New York and the Shard in London.”
It will also include theme park rides for the International Society of Krishna Consciousness as well as for the apartments.
Indian practice InGenious Studio and structural consultant Thornton Tomasetti undertook the project of building the tower.
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Director of the project, Narasimha Das told the Spaces architecture website, “Attractions planned in the theme park would be like park rides, animatronics, light, sound and special effects as well as the Vraja Mandal parikrama shows and laser shows.”
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