History of Dragon Palace Temple
Dragon Palace Temple was inaugurated in November, 1999. Mother Noriko Ogawa Society of Japan is credited with the foundation of this Palace Temple in association with Ms. Sulekha Kumbhare. Ms. Sulekha Kumbhare is identified as the MLA and Minister of State of Water and Sanitation. The Ogawa society is also known to have undertaken the responsibility of providing social services. They have engaged themselves in a mobile hospital, a welfare centre, an orphanage and a school for poor.
Architectural Design of Dragon Palace Temple
Dragon Palace Temple has been designed over a land of about 10 acres. The temple has a meditation hall. The walls of the temple have been painted in bright white color. This was done to symbolize calmness, clarity and divinity. The statue of Lord Buddha is housed on the first floor of the meditation hall. This statue will be evident to the visitors as elephantine. It is important to note that this figure has been carved out of a single block of sandalwood.
Tourism of Dragon Palace Temple
Dragon Palace Temple is considered to be a unique temple and has developed as one of the most popular attractions for the tourist visiting the district of Nagpur. This temple is known to have striking architecture and picturesque landscape. More specifically, this temple is surrounded by lush greenery and landscaped gardens adorned with colorful flowers. This place is ideal for nature lovers and those seeking out for the attainment of tranquility and serenity. This temple is thronged by devotees everyday, who chant 'Nangu-Mayo-Ho-Renge-Kyo' during the meditating hours.
Other Places of Attraction around Dragon Palace Temple
Goyal Talkies (movie hall), Swapnalok Talkies, Hanuman Mandir, Mahadev Ghat Mandir, Maharshi Balmiki Mandir, Shri Krishna Temple, Christian Church and Kapsi Lake are some of the other places of attraction around the Dragon Palace Temple.
The nearest airport to Dragon Palace Temple is Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur. This airport is located at a distance of about 21 km from the Palace Temple. The nearest railway station to this temple is Nagpur Train Station. This train station is located at a distance of about 14 km from the Palace Temple.
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