5 Most Famous Temples In India You Should Visit

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Picture: Internet - It would take a lifetime to tour every one of the thousands of temples dotted around India

We all know that India is a land of diversity and varied cultures. India has more than thousand temples and It would take a lifetime to tour every one of the thousands of temples dotted around India.

But from the long list of ancient and beautiful temples in India, we have selected top 5 famous temples in the country. Have a look..

5. VAISHNO DEVI TEMPLE

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Location: Jammu and kashmir

A pilgrimage to the Holy Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji is considered to be one of the holiest pilgrimages.

After a trek of about 12 km from Katra (base camp), one reaches the holy cave, which is the home of Maa Vaishno Devi. This temple is situated in Jammu and Kashmir, near Katra town.

There is a popular belief that Vaishno Devi decides who her visitors will be and only those devotees will be able to reach Vaishno Devi shrine who have been called by the goddess. Know about the next famous temple in next slide.

4. SIDDHI VINAYAK TEMPLE

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Location: Mumbai

The Siddhi Vinayak temple is a famous Hindu temple  built in the name of Lord Ganesh and every Mumbaikar is proud about this temple.

Siddhivinayak temple consists of one of the eight images of the God. People worship here whole year but Tuesday is the day when maximum numbers of devotees come to the temple.

3. MAHABODHI TEMPLE COMPLEX

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Location: Bihar

In this place Lord Buddha attained enlightenment and is one of the four holy sites related to the life of the Lord Buddha.

It is one of India’s most prominent religious and spiritual centers as well as a wonderful tourist attraction for foreigners.

2. AKSHARDHAM

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Location: New Delhi

Akshardham is one the most biggest and beautiful temples of the world. It is India’s remarkable example of sculpture art as every wall of the temple is carved with great precision.

Read more about the temple here: Top 12 Incredible Facts About Akshardham Temple

1. SOMNATH TEMPLE

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Location: Gujarat

This Temple is said to have been built by the Moon God after Lord Shiva freed him from the curse of waning. It is located on the western coast of Gujarat and is one of the oldest and beautiful temples of India. The temple is situated 79 Kms. from Junagadh and 25 Kms. from Chorwad. It comprises one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva.

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