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Top 10 Famous Temples in India

India is famous for its Culture and Religions in around world.India has own culture, heritage  places,Religions Places,Festivals, and many more.These places are marked by a number of holy temples, which were constructed by the great kings, who ruled India. Some of these Indian temples are known for their architectural magnificence and sculptural splendor, the world wide over. Some temples  are very popular and many people visits Indian temples.Here is Information about Top 10 Faimous and popular Indian Temples.

Venkateshwara Tirupati Balaji Temple

Tirupati Balaji temple is located atop a hill in a place called Trirumala has a cluster of seven hills known as Seshachalam and is positioned at an elevated height of nearly 3000ft above the sea level. Tirumala Tirupati Temple is accredited for being the most visited temple of India and second most visited shrine in the world after Vetican.The temple is Also Known As Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple.Tirupati balaji is the most popular Temple among the pilgrims therefore every year more than 20 million pilgrims from all over the world came here for the work ship of Lord Sree Venkateswara the Kaliyuga incarnation of Lord Vishnu. 

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple  Thiruvananthapuram

Shree Padmanabhaswamy temple is located in Thiruvananthapuram at Indian State Of Kerala. The temple is an example of Kerala and Dravidian style of architecture.The temple is dedicated to Lord Padmanabha or Vishnu.Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple is a famous pilgrimage centre and is one of the major attractions in Thiruvananthapuram city.Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple can be visited only by the Hindus.  There is a strict dress code while entering the temple for men (dhoti without any kind of shirt) and women (sari or skirt and blouse).This temple is known for India's Richest and Biggest temple .

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Lord Jagannath Temple Puri Orrisa

Jagannath Temple located in Puri, Orissa in India is one of the most famous temples of Lord Vishnu in India.There are a number of temples in the town, which form one of the major attractions of the place.The main deities worshipped in the temple are Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra. Inside the main temple, with the idol of Lord Krishna (Jagannath) in between, the idols of Lord Balabhadra (brother) and Goddess Subhadra (sister) are placed.The temple is visited by numerous devotees from all over the world who wishes to pay their homage to Lord Jagannath.

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Somath Temple Gujarat

Somnath Temple Gujarat is among one of 12 Jyotirlinga Temple in India. This is very oldesh temples of India.Somnath temple, the first in the twelve jyothirlingas, is located at the Viraval port - Prabhas Pattan in Saurashtra - Gujarat India.Somnath Temple is located about 79 kilometers from Junagadh in the Prabhas Kshetra near Veraval and the most legendary temples of the western coast of India.The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.The temple was destroyed and reconstructed many a times. Somnath temple was recreated in Silver by Ravana, in wood by Lord Krishna and in stone by the kings. Recently it has been restored in 1951 by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

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Swaminarayan Akshardham Delhi

Akshardham temple is one of the largest temples in world.It is in New Delhi capital of India.It is one of the
must visit places in New Delhi.The principal deity of Swaminarayan faith, Lord Swaminarayan, is the central figure of Akshardham. Akshardham is constructed by the Bochasanvasi Aksharpurushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS), it is situated on the banks of the River Yamuna. His 11 feet high idol lies below the central dome of the temple. The construction of this grand structure took around 5 laborious years. The temple covering an area of over 8,000 square meters, the grandeur and wisdom behind the temple is best when experienced.

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

Saibaba Temple is located in Shirdi Maharashtra.Situated around 307 km northeast of Mumbai, the town is around 6 hr drive from Mumbai.Millions of devotees, irrespective of their religion, flock to the temple every year. Donations as high as Rs.350 crores are offered at the temple annually.Spread in an area of 200 sq. Km, the shrine was made over the Samadhi of Sai Baba. Each day around 25,000 devotees come for Baba’s darshan and on festivals the figure comes into lakhs.Shree Saibaba Mandir of Shirdi has been built with stone, while the samadhi has been constructed using white marble. 

The Kashi Vishwanath temple is located at Varanasi Uttar Pradesh in India Is One of the major Tourist Attraction in varanasi.It stands on the western bank of holiest river Ganges. One Of The Twelve Jyotirlingas Of Lord Shiva Vishweshwara or Vishwanatha is enshrined in the Kashi Vishwanath temple considered as one of the holiest temples of India. The distinguished temple has been visited by many great holy men like Swami Vivekanand, Adi Shankaracharya, Goswami Tulsidas and Gurunanak.The Golden Temple or Kashi Vishwanath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva was built by Ahalya Bai of Indore in 1776 and 800 kg of gold plating on the towers were provided by Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Lahore. The Shivlinga in the temple is the main devotional focus of the city.

Siddhivinayak Temple Mumbai

Siddhivinayak Temple is located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai and dedicated to Lord Ganesha. This temple is visited by famous and rich people and celebrities.Large numbers of people visit this temple.During Ganesh festival many people come here.Visitors shouldn’t expect a peaceful experience however. On an average day, the temple draws over 25,000 people. Every Tuesday, the most auspicious day of the week, this number swells to over 100,000 people.Siddhivinayak Temple is one of the richest temples in Mumbai. The inner roof of the temple complex is plated with gold and the wooden doors are carved with the images of Ashtavinayaka.

Golden Temple Amritsar 

The GoldenTemple, also known as Sri Harmandir Sahib was initiated by the fourth Guru of Sikhs, Guru
Ramdas Jee and completed in 1601 by his successor Guru Arjan Dev Jee.The temple was built on the values of universal brotherhood and equality. The four doors, opening in the four prominent directions, openly welcome people from any faith or race to seek religious and spiritual contentment. The structure, revered for its superb architecture, is built on a level lower than that of the immediate surroundings, symbolizing the value of humility.It is one of the oldest Sikh gurdwaras, which is revered by people of every caste and creed. Thousands of pilgrims flock to Amritsar, to pay obeisance at the temple.

Rameshwaram Jyotirling Temple

Rameshwaram Jyotirlinga represents the southernmost of the 12 Jyotirlingams of India and has been a time honored pilgrimage center held on par with Banaras. Visiting Rameshwaram is significant for the Hindus as a pilgrimage to Benaras is incomplete without a Pilgrimage to Rameshwaram.This is also the place where Rama worshipped Lord Shiva to cleanse away the sin of killing Ravana. happens to be in the shape of a conch. The Ramanatha Swamy Temple occupies major area of Rameshwaram. The eastern Rajagopuram towers to a height of 126 feet and has nine levels.There are two lingas inside the sanctum; one built by Goddess Sita and the other was brought by Lord Hanuman.

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