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Temples In India

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.


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