India is recognized as the land of temples. Temples
in India are so famous that tourism is the mainstay
of income where temples in India map the geography.
In case you consider taking an India temple tour, you
will be overwhelmed by the number of famous temples
in India. There are a multitude of religions in India
and even a greater number of temples.
Indians are enormously fanatic about their religion
and all India temples are thronged by pilgrims and visitors
owing to the rich heritage and cultural significance
these Indian temples carry.
India temples can be arranged from the point of view
of their importance, based on the history, religion,
popularity, or geography. Take for instance of the most
ancient Indian temples, Amarnath temple, located about
13,700 feet above the ground at Kashmir, which attracts
thousand of pilgrims across India during the months
of July / August.
Khajuraho temple located in Madhya Pradesh is considered
one among the oldest temple in India. You will be enthralled
by the candid display of eroticism in form of sculptures
that adorn its walls. Tourist from all over the world
comes to visit this popular temple throughout the year,
and especially during march, when an exclusive dance
festival is held here.
The Golden Temple for Sikhs is a sacred place of worship,
and yet it attracts huge crowds irrespective of religions,
from the world over. It is also among the famous temple
in India, where its architectural splendor surpasses
anyone's expectation, built exclusively in homage to
Guru Nanak (1469-1539), the founder of the Sikh religion.
If you are a visitor to Tamilnadu, you must not miss
out the Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple or Meenakshi
Amman Temple Tamil, the historic hindu temple of the
sacred city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. The beauty of the
temple is showcased in its fourteen splendid Gopurams
or towers, two of them in complete gold, and contains
finest sculpting that one can ever find.
People from all parts of India throng also to the most
famous hindu temples in India, by virtue of popularity,
located on the seven hills of Tirupathi, in Andhra Pradesh.
Apart from thousands who visit the temple, famous celebrities
also come ever year, to pay homage to the deity, Lord
Venkateswara. This is one of the famous hindu temple
in south India.
Among the famous goddess temples, the Kalighat temple,
built around the year 1809, is the one that gave Calcutta
its name- spelt by the English people as 'Kalikata'-and
a famous pilgrimage center for Kalimaata pilgrims.