The 3-storey Mandir, following the traditional Nagara style, stands as a magnificent architectural marvel.
With an estimated cost of Rs 1,800 crore, the construction of the temple reflects a significant investment in its grandeur.
Encompassing a vast 2.67 acres, the primary temple area provides ample space for the devotees.
Impressively, the temple spans a width of 250 feet and reaches a majestic height of 161 feet, adding to its visual splendor.
The choice of construction material includes pink sandstone sourced from Mirzapur and the Bansi-Paharpur hills in Bharatpur, Rajasthan.
The temple boasts an impressive arrangement of 390 pillars, 46 doorways, and 5 mandaps, contributing to its intricate design.
Among its many features, the temple includes various mandaps like Rang Mandap & Nritya Mandap, enhancing its architectural diversity.
The temple complex encompasses dedicated structures for Maharshi Valmiki, Maharshi Vashishtha, Maharshi Vishwamitra, and others.
The ground floor hosts the sanctum sanctorum and five mandaps, while the first floor is reserved for the revered Ram Darbar.
To safeguard against ground moisture, a substantial 21ft-high plinth made of durable granite has been meticulously constructed.
The ongoing construction of a Pilgrim Facility Centre (PFC) aims to accommodate up to 25,000 people, ensuring a comfortable experience for visitors.
Each pillar, contributing to the temple’s grandeur, is meticulously carved by a single artisan, ensuring a consistent and artistic outcome.
A unique system involving mirrors and lenses is designed to focus the sun’s rays on Ram Lalla’s forehead at 12 noon every Ram Navami.
A delegation from Sri Lanka made a historic visit to Ayodhya, presenting a significant gift—a rock from the iconic Ashok Vatika.
A notable feature is the absence of iron in the temple’s construction, a deliberate choice to ensure its longevity for at least a millennium.
Surrounding the temple is a rectangular parikrama named Parkota, offering a designated path for circumambulation.
Enhancing the sacred space, four temples dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati, Lord Shiva, Lord Surya, and Lord Ganesha stand at the periphery of the Parkota.
The southern arm hosts a dedicated temple to Lord Hanuman, while the northern arm features a temple dedicated to Maa Annapurna.