Temples in India

Akshardham

Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham complex is a Hindu mandir, and a spiritual-cultural campus in New Delhi, India. Also referred to as Akshardham Temple or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the complex displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture.

Tirumala Venkateswara Temple

Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple is a landmark Vaishnavite temple situated in the hill town of Tirumala at Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Sri Venkateswara, an incarnation of Vishnu, who is believed to have appeared here to save mankind from trials and troubles of Kali Yuga.

Bhoramdeo Temple

Bhoramdeo Temple, Hindu temples, Bhoramdeo, Chhattisgarh, . It comprises a group of four temples of which the earliest is a brick-temple. The main temple is the Bhoramdeo temple built in stone.

Naulakha Mandir

Naulakha Mandir is one of the major attractions of Deoghar located 2 km from the main town. The Architecture of the temple resembles to that of Ramakrishna Math Belur Kolkata. The temple has beautiful idols of Radha and Krishna ranging about 146 ft in height.

Belur Math Temple

Belur Math is the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, a chief disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. It is located on the west bank of Hooghly River, Belur, West Bengal, India and is one of the significant institutions in Calcutta. This temple is the heart of the Ramakrishna Movement.

Raghunath Temple

Raghunath Temple consists of a complex of seven Hindu shrines, each with its own Shikhara. It is one of the largest temple complexes of north India. It is located in Jammu in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Srikalahasteeswara Temple

Srikalahasti Temple is located in the town of Srikalahasti, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is one of the most famous Shiva temples in South India, and is said to be the site where Kannappa was ready to offer both his eyes to cover blood flowing from the Siva linga before the Lord Siva stopped him and granted him mukti.

Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple

Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva situated at Srisailam in South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams.

Sree Veereswara Swamy Temple

The ancient temple of Lord Veereswara Swamy and Goddess Bhadrakali is located in this Muramalla village. The people all around believe that if a person who is not married visits the temple just for once he or she will get a suitable proposal for marriage at the earliest.

Talupulamma Lova Temple

Wedged between 2 heavily forested hillocks, stands the Thalupulamma Thalli Lova Temple offering a breathtaking view of the valley below which is just a sample of the natural beauty of East Godavari, often claimed as The God’s Own District. Located not far from the famous Temple town of Annavaram, is the abode of Thalupulamma Thalli.

Khajuraho Temples

The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh, India, about 175 kilometres southeast of Jhansi. The temples are famous for their nagara-style architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures.

Ranakpur Jain Temple

The Ranakpur Jain Temple was built during the reign of the liberal and gifted Rajput monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th century, in the AD 1439. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty-four pillared halls and domes supported by over four hundred columns.

Mangeshi Temple

Shri Mangesh temple is located at Mangeshi Village in Priol, Ponda taluk, Goa. It is at a distance of 1 km from Mardol close to Nagueshi, 21 km from Panaji the capital of Goa, and 26 km from Margao.

Shankaracharya Temple

The Shankaracharya Temple is also known as the Jyesteshwara temple or Pas-Pahar by Buddhists. It is on top of the Shankaracharya Hill on the Zabarwan Mountain in Srinagar, Kashmir. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is at a height of 1,000 feet above the plain and overlooks the city of Srinagar.

Mamleshwar Temple

Mamaleshwar is an important place of worship in Pahalgam. The temple dates back to 400 A.D and is mainly devoted to Lord Shiva. Legends say that it was this blessed site where Lord Ganesha was kept as a door-guard to prevent anyone from getting inside.

Purmandal Temple or Chhota Kashi

Purmandal Temple also known as Chhota Kashi dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is located in Jammu & Kashmir and it is 30 Km far from Jammu located on the bank of the beautiful Devak River. This temple has many shiv lingams and most of them have originated naturally.

Maharani Temple

Situated on a small hillock at the centre of Gulmarg, a unique thing about this Maharani temple is the fact that it is seen from all the corners of Gulmarg.

Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple

Padmavathi Temple is the temple dedicated to Goddess Padmavathi or Alamelumanga, the consort of Lord Venkateswara. The Temple is situated in Tiruchanur, at a distance of 5 km from Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The Temple is being administered by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams.

ISKCON - Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir Tirupati

One of the must-see sites in Tirupati, the ISKON temple is a beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. The temple is known for its location and edifice. The construction of this magnificent temple initiated in the year 1997. The breathtaking beauty of the Radhe-Krishna deity is the highlight of the temple.

Japali Anjaneya Swamy Temple

Japali theertham is the most widely known holy theertham which is being visited by most pilgrims. The prime attraction here is a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The Anjaneya swamy temple at Japali Theertham, is one of the least known and most worthy places of visit in Tirumala.

Vedanarayana Swamy Temple

Sri Vedanarayana temple or Matsya Narayana Temple is a Hindu-Vaishnavite temple situated at Nagalapuram town in Chittoor District, of Andhra Pradesh state, India. This is one of the fewer temples in India where Vishnu is depicted in Matsya avatar, the first incarnation of Dashavatara.

Vadapalani Andavar Temple

Vadapalani Andavar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Muruga. It is located in Vadapalani, Chennai. The temple has grown in popularity, which is believed to be in part due to the patronage of cinema stars. The entrance to this temple is crowned with a Rajagopuram adorned with several stucco images depicting legends from the Skanda puranam.

Manu Temple

This magnificent temple is dedicated to the sage Manu, who is said to be the creator of the world and the writer of Manusmriti. The Manu Temple is located in old Manali, at a distance of three kilometers from the main market.

Jakhu Temple

Jakhoo Temple is an ancient temple in Shimla, dedicated to Hindu deity, Hanuman. It is situated on Jakhoo Hill at a height of 2455 m above sea level.

Aghanjar Mahadev Temple

Aghanjar Mahadev Temple is a beautiful temple near to Dharmasala, which is located at Khaniyara village. Surrounded by mountains and forests, the place attracts a lot of tourists too apart from the pilgrims.

Raghunath Temple

Raghunathji Temple is situated in Sultanpur at a distance of 0.5 km from Kullu Bus stand. Lord Raghunathji is the chief deity of Kullu region. Dedicated to Lord Rama, this temple was built in the 17th century by Raja Jagat Singh of Kullu.

Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple

Himalayan Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple is one of the famous Buddhist monastery of Manali. The main feature of the temple is the large statue of Lord Buddha and beautiful wall paintings. The structure of the monastery is Pagoda style with yellow coloured top.

Kamakshi Amman Temple

The Kamakshi Temple is an ancient Hindu Temple dedicated to Kamakshi, one of the forms of Goddess Parvati. It is located in the historic city of Kanchipuram, near Chennai, India The Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, the Akilandeswari temple in Thiruvanaikaval near Tiruchirappalli and this Kamakshi are the important centers of worship of Parvati, in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Umananda Temple

Umananda Devaloi is a Shiva temple located at the Peacock Island in the middle of river Brahmaputra just opposite the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup or the Kachari Ghat in Guwahati. It was built by the Ahom King Gadadhar Singha, who was a devout Shaivaite. It is known as smallest inhabited riverine island in the world.

Shanta Durga Temple

Shri Shantadurga Temple is a Private temple complex belonging to GSB community, 33 km from Panaji at the foothill of Kavalem village in Ponda Taluka, Goa, India. The temple is dedicated to Shantadurga, the goddess who mediates between Vishnu and Shiva.

Pushpagiri Temple Complex

The Pushpagiri Temple Complex is situated in the Cuddapah district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is located on the banks of the Pinakini River.

Sri Siddi Vinayaka Swami Temple

Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Swamy temple is an ancient and very popular shrine in the Konaseema area. The Vinayaka idol here is said to have been installed by Veda Vyasa, the author of the Mahabharata. The sanctum is just past the entrance, over which is a three-tiered gopuram. The image of Sri Siddhi Vinayaka is gold-plated.

Sri Someswara Janardana Swamy Temple

Somaramam is also known as Sri Someswara Janardhana Swamy Temple located at Gunupidi near Bhimavaram of West Godavari district. It is one among the famous Pancharama Kshetras in Andhra Pradesh.

Gandi Sri Anjaneya Temple

Sri Veeranjaneya Temple or Gandi Kshetram is a Hindu temple situated at Gandi, a village in Kadapa District of Andhra pradesh in India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Anjaneya who is referred to as Veeranjaneya in this temple. The history of this place is dated back to the period of Ramayana.

Sri Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple

Located in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh in India, the Sarpavaram Shri Bhavanaraya SwamyTemple is an ancient shrine of Lord Vishnu, the preserver. The significance of this deeply revered temple was mentioned in Kasi Khanda and Bhima Khanda of Brahmadaivartha Purana. Many a great poet like Srinadha and Kuchiminchi Thimmakavi described about the importance of the temple.

Birla Mandir Kolkata

Birla Mandir in Kolkata, India, is a Hindu temple on Asutosh Chowdhury Avenue, Ballygunge, built by the industrialist Birla family. On Janmashtami, the birthday of Krishna, devotees come from far away places to pay their respect to the deities. The construction of the temple began in 1970. It took 26 years to complete the entire structure. The construction was supervised by the Sompuras.

ISKCON Sri Sri Radha Govinda Temple

Srila AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada returned to India after establishing many temples all over the world. He established ISKCONs first center in India in Kolkata. He came to Kolkata along with his foreign disciples. Shaven – headed Westerners, with sikhas, Vaisnava tilaka, saffron robes, playing mrdangas and karatalas, chanting Hare Krishna, quoting Sanskrit verses eloquently created sensation in Kolkata. Hundreds of people would gather to have a glimpse of these Western devotees. Sankirtan was performed at places like Dalhousie Square, Chowringee and at other different places.

Peace Pagoda Darjeeling

Peace Pagoda Darjeeling or Darjeeling Peace Pagoda is one of the Peace Pagodas designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds to help unite them in their search for world peace. It is located in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. Like most of the other Peace Pagodas, it was built under the guidance of Nichidatsu Fujii, a Buddhist monk from Japan and founder of the Nipponzan-Myohoji Buddhist Order.

Ananta Basudeba Mandir

Ananta Basudeba temple is a temple of Lord Krishna in the Hangseshwari temple complex in Banshberia, in the Hooghly District in the Indian state of West Bengal. Built by Raja Rameswar Datta in 1679, this temple is noted for the exquisite terra cotta works on its walls.

108 Shiv Mandir

The most attractive temple in Kalna is the 108 Shiva Temple Complex. It was built by Maharaja Teja Chandra Bahadhur in 1809 to celebrate the transfer and ownership of the royal estate of Bishnupur. An architectural marvel, the temple structure is a combination of two concentric circles, each of which has small temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. These represent beads in a rosary and its walls depict episodes of Ramayana and Mahabharata and even hunting scenes.

Rasmancha Temple

The Rasmancha is a historical building located at Bishnupur, Bankura district, West Bengal, India. It was commissioned by Mallabhum king Hambir Malla Dev in 1600CE. The base or altar of the temple is made of laterite stone and upper part is made with bricks. Upper structure looks like a pyramid. Middle part resembles Bengali huts and the arches of the lower part resembles Islamic architecture.

Nandalal Temple

Nandalal temple was built in the second half of seventeenth century. It is a Eka-Ratna style temple made of rust coloured laterite. The temple constructed on a low platform has a square base and Bengali chala type curved roof. A single tower or sikhara is resting on the roof.

Lalji Temple

Lalji Temple has been built by Malla king Bir Singha, with Shikhara and built on raised platform of square shape. This temple has been devoted to Radha-Krishna and is similar to that of Bengali architecture with ornamental stucco decorations. In front of the temple there is dancing hall and there is tower in the west dedicated to Raghunath.

Gokulchand Temple

Located only a few kilometer from the terracotta temples of Bishnupur, Gokulchand Temple is the grandest of the few Bengal stone temples. The 64 feet high five pinnacled temple surrounded by a high wall, giving the impression of a fort rather than a temple. The temple was dedicated to Lord Krishna and is having a huge five headed structure, fully made of stone.

Kalyaneshwar Temple

Kalyaneshwar Mandir is more than 500 year old Shiva temple situated in Bally, Howrah near Belurmath. It is very famous and visited by millions of monks and devotees around India every year. It is surrounded by Kali, Ganesh, Vishnu and Bajrangbali Temples.

Kalyaneshwari Temple

Kalyaneshwari temple at Kalyaneshwari in Asansol of Paschim Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal is located on the banks of Barakar River, about 5 kilometres downstream from Maithon Dam of Damodar Valley Corporation. Kalyaneshwari is a 500 year old centre of Shakti worship. The temple of Goddess Kalyaneshwari is believed to fulfill the wishes of childless women.

Raksha Kali Mata Mandir

Raksha Kali Mata Mandir is Kali temple located at Arambagh, West Bengal

Sri Trikoteswara Swamy Temple

Kotappakonda Temple is located at a hillock in Kotappakonda village, Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Kotappakonda Temple is also called as Trikoteswara Swamy temple and Trikuteswara Swamy temple. The holy hill appears with three peaks when watched from any direction.

Sahasrakshi Meru Temple

Shri Sahasrakshi Meru temple is located in Devipuram village. The primary deity of this temple is Shakti as Sahasrakshi. This particular modern temple was built during 1985-1994 by its creator N. Prahalada Sastry. The architectural styles of this temple are based on South Indian Architecture with three temples in the premises.

Bhairavnath Temple

No journey to Katra is complete without having visited Bhairavnath Mandir. The cave temple of Bhairavnath is dedicated to a saint by that name. A steep 2km journey from the Bhawan leads you to Bhairavnath temple.

Madhavaraya Temple

Madhava Raya Temple at Gorantla in Anantapur district of A.P. is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Temple was constructed during Vijaya Nagar period. There are several Inscriptions about temple administration.

Sripada Srivallabha Temple

Shripad Shri Vallabha is an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya who lived in Pithapuram, a town in present-day Andhra Pradesh in India. He is considered one of the first complete avatars of the deity Dattatreya in Kali Yuga.

Global Vipassana Pagoda

The Global Vipassana Pagoda is a Meditation Hall near Gorai, North-west of Mumbai, India. The Pagoda was inaugurated by Pratibha Patil, then President of India on 8 February 2009. It is built on donated land on a peninsula between Gorai creek and the Arabian Sea. The pagoda is to serve as a monument of peace and harmony. The Global Vipassana Pagoda has been built out of gratitude to the Buddha, his teaching and the community of monks practicing his teaching.

Galtaji Temple

Galtaji is an ancient Hindu pilgrimage site in the town of Khania-Balaji, about 10 km away from Jaipur, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The site consists of a series of temples built in to a narrow crevice in the ring of hills that surrounds Jaipur. A natural spring emerges high on the hill and flows downward, filling a series of sacred kunds (water tanks) in which pilgrims bathe.

Kamakhaya Temple

The Kamakhya Temple also Kamrup-Kamakhya is a Hindu temple dedicated to the mother goddess Kamakhya. It is one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas. Situated on the Nilachal Hill in western part of Guwahati city in Assam, India, it is the main temple in a complex of individual temples dedicated to the ten Mahavidyas: Kali, Tara, Sodashi, Bhuvaneshwari, Bhairavi, Chhinnamasta, Dhumavati, Bagalamukhi, Matangi and Kamala.

Somnath Temple

The Somnath temple located in Prabhas Patan near Veraval in Saurashtra on the western coast of Gujarat, India, is the first among the twelve jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. It is an important pilgrimage and tourist spot. The temple is considered sacred due to the various legends connected to it.

Jagannath Temple

The Jagannath Temple of Puri is a sacred Vaishnava temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath and located on the eastern coast of India, at Puri in the state of Odisha. The temple is an important pilgrimage destination and is particularly visited by devotees of Supreme lord Sri Krishna and is one of the Char Dham pilgrimages that anyone is expected to make in one's lifetime.

Kalighat Kali Temple

Kalighat Kali Temple is a Hindu temple in West Bengal, India dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali. It is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas. Kalighat was a Ghat (landing stage) sacred to Kali on the old course of the Hooghly river (Bhagirathi) in the city of Calcutta. The name Calcutta is said to have been derived from the word Kalighat.

Simhachalam Temple

Simhadri or Simhachalam is a Hindu temple located in Visakhapatnam city suburb of Simhachalam in Andhra Pradesh, India. It is dedicated to Lord Narasimha (the man-lion), an incarnation (avatar) of Lord Vishnu. The central shrine was built in Kalinga architectural style.

Shri Veerabhadra Temple

The Veerabhadra temple is in Lepakshi in the Anantapur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Built in the 16th century, the architectural features of the temple are in the Vijayanagara style with profusion of carvings and paintings at almost every exposed surface of the temple.

Sri Varasidhi Vinayaka Swamy Temple

Kanipakam Vinayaka Temple or Sri Varasidhi Vinayaka Swamy Temple is a Hindu temple of Ganesha. It is located in Kanipakam in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Bugga Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple

Bugga Ramalingeswara Swamy temple is a Siva shrine situated in Tadipatri , Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh, India. The temple lies on the bank of the Penna river.

Mahabodhi Temple

The Mahabodhi Vihar a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, marking the location where the Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment.

Chaturbhuj Temple

Chaturbhuj Temple dedicated to Vishnu, is situated at Orchha in Madhya Pradesh, India. The temple has a complex multi-storied structural view which is a blend of temple, fort and palace architectural features.

Ramanathaswamy Temple

Ramanathaswamy Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to the god Shiva located on Rameswaram island in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is also one of the twelve Jyotirlinga temples.

Birla Mandir

Birla Mandir is a Hindu temple, built on a 280 feet high hillock called Naubath Pahad on a 13 acres plot. The construction took 10 years and was opened in 1976 by Swami Ranganathananda of Ramakrishna Mission.

Kedarnath Temple

Kedarnath Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is on the Garhwal Himalayan range near the Mandakini river in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand in India. This temple is the highest among the 12 Jyotirlingas.

Shri Shiv Khori Shrine

Shivkhori is a famous cave shrine of Hindus devoted to lord Shiva, situated in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir state in India. Shiv Khori is situated in between the hillocks about 140 km north of Jammu, 120 km from Udhampur and 80 km from Katra.

Krimchi Temple

Krimchi is the site of one of the oldest temple complexes of Jammu. Believed to have been constructed in the 11th - 12th century AD, this group of temples, also locally known as the Pandava Temples. Consists of 4 large and 3 small temples dedicated to Lord Shiv.

Red Maitreya Temple

Close to the oldest monastery of Nubra valley in Ladakh, Diskit monastery, lies the impressive statue of Jampa Buddha. Along the other attractions of Nubra, this mighty Buddha statue surmounted on top of a monastery, is one of the prime and is deeply appreciated for its architecture.

Aadhi Varaaha Swamy Temple

Sri Varahaswamy Temple is located on the banks of Pushkarini River, which faces the Sri Venkateswara Temple in Tirumala. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu in his Varaha incarnation. Varaha is believed to be the guardian of the Tirumala Hill and Lord Venkateswara took his permission to stay at this hill.

Srivari Padala Mandapam

Srivari Padala Mandapam is a temple dedicated to Lord Venkateswara at Alipiri. The presiding deity is referred to Padala Vennkateswara Swamy.

Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swami Temple

Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy Temple is a vaishnavite temple located at Appalayagunta, near Vadamalapeta, which is 16 km from Tirupati in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, referred to as Prasanna Venkateswara.

Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple

Kodandarama Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Rama, located in Vontimitta town in Rajampet taluk of Kadapa District in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is stated to be the largest temple in the region. The temple and its adjoining buildings are one of the centrally protected monumemts of national importance.

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple is a Hindu temple located in the neighbourhood of Mylapore in Chennai, India. It is dedicated to the Indian saint Sai Baba of Shirdi built in 1952 by one Narasimhaswami.

Chintpurni

Chintpurni is a major pilgrimage center and one of the Shakti Peethas in India. The Chintpurni shakti peeth is located in Una district Himachal Pradesh state, surrounded by the western Himalaya in the north and east in the smaller Shiwalik range bordering the state of Punjab.

Tara Devi Temple

Tara Devi Temple is situated near Shogi village on Shimla - Kalka National Highway at a distance of 17 km from Shimla Railway Station. The temple is famous for its breathtaking location and beautiful valleys around the hill. The temple is one of the top pilgrimage sites and also a popular place for sightseeing in Shimla.

Bijli Mahadev Temple

Bijli Mahadev is one of the sacred temples of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located at an altitude of about 2,460m in the Kullu Valley. Bijli Mahadev is one of the excellent temples in India. A panoramic view of Kullu and Paravati valleys can be seen from the temple.

Jamlu Devta Temple

The Jamula Temple is the main attraction of Malana. It is dedicated to the Jamula Rishi Devta. the temple is now the court for resolving disputes in the village. It is silightly difficult to reach Malana as the village is located in the uphill area of Parvati Valley.

Ghatotkach Tree Temple

The Ghatotkacha Tree Temple is the ancient temple, which is dedicated to the warrior Ghatotkacha born from the union of the Pandava Bhima and Hadimba. Situated at the Dhungari village in the charming hill station of Manali in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, this ancient tree temple is a must visit during the tour to Manali.

Thiruthani Murugan Temple

Thiruthani Murugan temple is a Hindu temple, on the hill of Thiruttani, Tamil Nadu, India, dedicated to Lord Muruga. The hill has 365 steps indicating 365 days of the year. It is one of the Arupadaiveedu, the six holy abodes of Lord Muruga.

Shri Shri Aswaklanta Temple

Aswaklanta Temple was built by Ahom King Shiva Singha in 1720. The temple is situated by the bank of mighty Brahmaputra. There are two temples in that holy place. One situated in the foot hill and the other in the up hill - Kurmayanardan and Anantasayi by name.

Mahadev Temple Tambdi Surla

Mahadev Temple, Tambdi Surla is a 12th century Shaivite temple of the Lord Mahadeva and an active place of Hindu worship. It is notable as the oldest temple in Goa, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is reminiscent of the temples at Aihole in neighbouring Karnataka.

Thotlakonda Buddhist Complex

Thotlakonda Buddhist Complex is situated on a hill near Bheemunipatnam about 15 kilometres from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, India. The hill is about 128 metres above sea level and overlooks the sea.

Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple

Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy temple is one of the famous temples in Amalapuram which is also known as Panchalingapuram, as it is the place of five famous Shiva temples namely Sri Amaleswara Swamy, Sri Sidheswara Swamy, Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy, Sri Chandramouleeswara Swamy and Sri Chennamalleswara Swamy.

Lakshmi Narasimha Temple

Lakshmi Narasimha Temple is situated in temple town named Antarvedi of Sakhinetipalle Mandal, located in the East Godavari district of the Andhra Pradesh state in India. The temple is situated at the place where the Bay of Bengal and Vashista Godavari, a tributary of the Godavari River, meet.

Venu Gopala Swamy Temple Bobbili

The ancient historical Town Of Bobbili is a home to Venugopala Swami who is the family deity of the royals of Bobbili. The temple of Venugopala Swami had been in existence since Bobbili was founded.

Shri Bhimeswara Swamy Temple

Shri Bhimeswara Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and also located at the town of Draksharamam, East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Draksharama Temple is one of the Pancharama Kshetras, dedicated to Lord Shiva in Andhra Pradesh.

Kukkuteswara Swamy Temple

It is the brief history of Paadagaya Kshetram which is one of the important Astadasa Peethas, situated at Pithapuram in East Godavari District in andhra Pradesh. It is described in the third chapter of Bheema Khanda and of Shandapurana.

Kanaka Durga Temple

Kanaka Durga Temple is a famous hindu Temple of Goddess Durga located in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. The temple is located on the Indrakeeladri hill, on the banks of Krishna River. Kanaka Durga Temple is synonymous with Vijayawada.

Dwadash Shiva Temples

Ancient Hindu temples located in Barisha locality of Kolkata dedicated to God Shiva. The cluster of 12 temples were built in athchala style by Raja Santosh Ray Chowdhury over 300 years ago.

BAPS Swaminarayan Temple

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Bhasa, was consecrated and opened to public in the year 2014. History states that Lord Swaminarayan had passed through this land to visit Ganga Sagar in the Bay of Bengal. The mandir was envisioned by HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the then Spiritual Guru of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, several years back and has had a unique journey of construction and completion of project. BAPS is also present through one other centre at Bhawanipur which is 44 years old and the root to satsang activities in Kolkata and Eastern region of India.

Vadapalli Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple

Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple is located in Vadapalli. Every year sri swamy vari thirtham hold an annual ceremony. Bhramostavam is performed on a grand scale. Vadapalle is situated in the banks of Godvari in East Godavari district and is situated 10 km from Ravulapalem which is a main junction and we can reach by Buses, Autos etc. The deity is made of Erachandanam wood. Here, Sri venkateswara swamy is also called as Kalyana Venkateswara. The Bhramostavam is celebrated for 10 days.

Raj Rajeshwer Temple

Raj Rajeshwar Temple located inside Akola Fort, is dedicated to lord Shiva and is the oldest temple in the area. It is visited by a number of devotees ad tourists throughout the year. Most of the devotees here offer prayers during the Mondays of the month of Shravan as it is considered to be a sacred month.

Siddheswar Mandir

Bankura is undoubtedly a place of immense Historical importance. Dating of the different temples, forts and monuments reminds you about the pre-nababs time and Bengal during that time. Siddheswar temple, located at the Onda region of Bankura, West Bengal is even older than that and claims to be the oldest of its kind in the entire landmass of Bengal.

Shiddheswari Kali Temple

A wonderful place and kali Maa is famous in barasat area. Everyone who comes here gets a pleasure and peace in mind. A good sub-rural calm atmosphere brings a pleasant feeling in mind and soul. People can also share their feelings or problems here and they generally get cured. Visit here and take a break from daily schedule.

Jor Bangla Temple

The Jor-Bangla temple in Bishnupur, Bankura, built in 1655 by King Raghunath Singha Dev. It is richly ornamented with terracotta carvings. The roof has the classic chala style of Bengal architecture.

Radhashyam Temple

The Radhashyam temple in Bishnupur is known for the terracotta style of architecture. This temple was built during the reign of King Chaitanya Singha during the mid of 1750s. The temple structure has a curved roof with a single tower that crowns the square structure of the building. Lord Krishna is the deity that is revered in this temple.

Madangopal Temple

Madangopal Temple is a temple in the village of Mellock, near Samta, in the Indian state of West Bengal. The temple is also locally known as Gopaler Mondir, the temple of Gopala. The temple is a terracotta ornamented aatchala (roof with 8 slopes).

Kalyana Venkateswara Temple Narayanavanam

Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswamy Templeis a Hindu Vaishnavite temple situated at Narayanavanam, a town in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh state, India. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Kalyana Venkateswara, an incarnation of Vishnu. It is belived that Lord Venkateswara married Padmavati at this place and then moved to Tirumala.

Sri Panduranga Swamy Temple

Panduranga Swamy Temple Is A Famous Temple In Chilakalapudi, Machilipatnam, Krishna District In The State Of Andhra Pradesh. This Temple Was Constructed In 1929 By Sri Bhakta Narasimham. It Has A Spiritual Significance Among The People Of Machilipatnam.

Sri Soumyanatha Swamy Temple

The Soumyanatha Swamy Temple dates back to the period of 11th century. It is built on 108 sculpted pillars on a sprawling 10-acre land on the banks of Bahuda River in Nandalur. The temple is famous for its architectural marvel which is built in old Chola style by the Matli kings, the then rulers of Cuddapah district.

Srivari Padalu Temple

Srivari Padalu, is the spot on the Tirumala hill shrine where the lord of Seven Hills, Lord Venkateswara had set his foot when he came down from Vaikuntam. Srivari Padalu, in English means Lord Venkateswaras Feet.

Ekteswar Siva Temple

Ekteswar temple has its speciality. It is a solid structure, not generally seen in Bengal. The temple was not built in the Bengal style. The top has probably faced damage and so it seems incomplete.

Mahakal Temple

The Mahakal Temple or Mahakal Mandir is a sacred Hindu temple located in Darjeeling in the state of West Bengal, India dedicated to the Hindu god Lord Shiva, the third god in the Hindu triumvirate. The Temple was built in 1782 by Lama Dorjey Rinzing and is perched atop the Observatory Hill in Darjeeling and is an amalgamation of Hindu and Buddhist religions. It is a unique religious site where both religions coexist harmoniously.

Kankaleshwari Kali Mandir

Kankaleshwari temple is one of the famous sites in and around Barddhaman. There are several temples of various gods and goddesses in Burdwan but the goddess Kali is worshiped more than any other. This temple is situated at Kanchan Nagar. Some people as well as experts believe that Kanchan Nagar was a head-quarter of the great King Sasanka, a contemporary king of Bengal in the time of Harsa of Kanauj.

Jal Mandir

The Jal Mandir meaning Water Temple, also known as Apapuri, in Pawapuri, meaning a town without sins, in the Indian state of Bihar, is a highly revered temple dedicated to Lord Mahavira, the 24th Thirthankara (religious preacher of Jainism) and founder of Jain religion, which marks the place of his cremation.

Vaishno Devi Temple

Vaishno Devi, also known is a manifestation of the Hindu Mother Goddess Mahalakshmi. Vaishno Devi Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess, located in Katra at the Trikuta Mountains within the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Konark Sun Temple

Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century CE Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha, India. It is believed that the temple was built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty in 1255 CE. The temple complex is in the shape of a gigantic chariot, having elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls. A major part of the structure is now in ruins.

Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Dakshineswar Kali Temple is a Hindu temple located in Dakshineswar near Kolkata. Situated on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River, the presiding deity of the temple is Bhavatarini, an aspect of Kali, meaning, 'She who liberates Her devotees from the ocean of existence i.e. Sa?sara'. The temple was built by Rani Rashmoni, a philanthropist and a devotee of Kali in 1855.

Sri Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy Temple

Annavaram is one of the most famous Holy Shrines in India and enjoying second place after Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. The temple is built in the Dravidian style. The glory and richness of Lord SATYADEVA was widely described in Revakhanda of Skandapuranam.

Govindaraja Temple

Sri Govindarajaswamy Temple is an ancient Hindhu-vaishnavite temple situated at the heart of the Tirupati city in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh state in India. The temple is one of the earliest structures in Tirupati and also one of the biggest temple complex in Chittoor district.

Mahanandiswara Swamy Temple

Mahanandiswara Swamy Mahanandi Temple is dedicated to Lord Siva. Mahanandi is a village located east of the Nallamala Hills near Nandyal, Kurnool District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Within 15 km of Mahanandi, there are nine Nandi shrines known as Nava nandulu.

Sri Uma Maheswara Temple

Sri Yaganti Uma Maheswara Temple or Yaganti is a temple of Lord Shiva in Kurnool District in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. This temple was constructed by King Harihara Bukka Raya of the Sangama Dynasty of the Vijayanagara Empire in the 15th century. It was built according to Vaishnavaite traditions.

Meenakshi Amman Temple

Meenakshi Amman Temple is a historic Tamil Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Lingaraja Temple

Lingaraja Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Harihara, a form of Shiva and Vishnu and is one of the oldest temples in Bhubaneswar, the capital of the East Indian state of Odisha.

Virupaksha Temple

Virupaksha Temple is located in Hampi 350 km from Bangalore, in the state of Karnataka in southern India. It is part of the Group of Monuments at Hampi, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Amarnath Temple

Amarnath cave is a Hindu shrine located in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The shrine forms an important part of Hinduism, and is considered to be one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism. The cave is surrounded by snowy mountains.

Martand Sun Temple

The Martand Sun Temple was a Kashmiri Hindu temple dedicated to Surya and built during the 8th century CE. Now in ruins, the temple is located five miles from Anantnag in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Martand temple was built on top of a plateau from where one can view whole of the Kashmir Valley.

Mahamaya Temple

Mahamaya Temple is an important site dedicated to a local female freedom fighter, Mahamaya. This site is situated on the banks of the Tawi River, where from, tourists can easily sight the Bahu Fort.

Ranbireshwar Temple

The biggest Shiva temple in north India, Ranbireshwar Temple is one of the prime attractions in the picturesque Jammu city. It is a very ancient shrine, located in Shalimar Road near the New Secretariat.

Avanti Swami Temple

Awanti Swami Temple was a Hindu temple located in Awantipora in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. There were two temples, one each for Shiva and Vishnu.

Ardhkuwari Temple

Before making the Bhavan her abode, Mata Vaishnodevi was believed to have taken rest in this cave for 9 months. Today, this cave acts as a stopover for the pilgrims on their journey up to the Bhavan.

Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple

Kapila Theertham is a famous Saivite Temple and Theertham, located at Tirupati in the Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh, India. The idol is believed to be installed by Kapila Muni and hence Lord Siva here is referred to as Kapileswara.

Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple

Sri Kalyana Venkateswara swamy Temple is an ancient Hindu Vaishnavite temple located at Srinivasamangapuram which is 12 km from Tirupati in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, a form of Vishnu and is referred to as Kalyana Venkateswara.

Sri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy Temple

There are two sub-temples of Srivari Padalamandapam Temple. Located to the eastern side of Srivari Padala Mandapam is the Sri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy Temple with two sub temples attached to it, namely Andal Temple and Periyalwar Temple.

Sri Bedi Anjaneya Swamy Temple

Sri Bedi Anjaneyaswami Temple, which is situated on the banks of Pushkarini River, is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The temple faces the Mahadwaram of the Sri Venkateswara Temple. It is believed that the temple was constructed during the reign of Mahant and was built according to the Vaishnavite traditions.

Kapaleeshwarar Temple

Kapaleeshwarar Temple is a temple of Shiva located in Mylapore, Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The form of Shivas consort Parvati worshipped at this temple is called Karpagambal is from Tamil. The temple was built around the 7th century CE in Dravidian architecture.

Hidimba Devi Temple

Hidimbi Devi Temple is located in Manali. It is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi, wife of Bhima, a figure in the Indian epic Mahabharata. The temple is surrounded by a cedar forest at the foot of the Himalayas.

Lutru Mahadev Cave Temple

Lutru Mahadev temple was built in 1621 by king of Baghal. Shiva appeared in his dream and ordered him to make his temple. There is a Shivalinga here. It is 4 km from Arki. Shivratri is also very popular in Lutru Mahadev Temple.

Dalai Lama Temple

Dalai Lama Temple Complex near to Upper Dharamsala is a very beautiful and peaceful destination for the travelers to enjoy. Located just a short walk from Mcleod Ganj Bus Stand. Dalai Lama Temple Complex is open all days from sunrise to sunset. Dalai Lamas residence is also near to the temple.

Hanogi Mata Temple

Hanogi Mata Temple is a well known religious centre of Kullu that lies on the Mandi Manali National Highway. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Hango Mata. The view from temple is really very scenic and marvelous.

Siyali Mahadev Temple

Siyali Mahadev Temple is very old and famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is a small wooden temple in Manali. Most of the time it remains closed and you can have darshan from outside. It opens in the morning and evening for 1 or 2 hours only.

Kameshwar Mandir

Kameshwar temple in Akhnoor is believed to be an ancient temple dated back to 5000 years back during the days of Pandavas. However, edifice of the temple is not very old. The main sanctum sanctorum has three Shiva lingams in irregular shapes along with the idols of three Ganeshji.

Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple

The golden temple complex inside the Sripuram spiritual park is situated at the foot of a small range of green hills at Thirumalaikodi village, 8 km from Vellore in Tamil Nadu, India. This temple is gilded with 1500 kg of pure gold, double the 750 kg gilding of the Golden Temple at Amritsar.

Basistha Temple

Basistha temple, located in the south-east corner of Guwahati city is a Shiva mandir constructed by Ahom King Rajeswar Singha in 1764 along with gift of land 835 Bighas for the ashram. The history of the Basistha Ashram where the temple is located dates back to the Vedic age. According to legend the ashram was founded by the great saint Basistha.

Devaki Krishna Temple

Shree Devki Krishna temple is one of the earliest temple set up by the Saraswat community in Goa brought to by the legendary Lord Parshuram. The exact period of establishment is difficult to asses since most history of the temple is obscure and is confined to songs and tales which have been preserved by a small section of devotees and which is fast dying out.

Ranamandala Anjaneya Swamy Temple

The Ranamandala Anjaneya Swamy temple is atop a hill and one has to climb about 600 steps to reach the top. There are no temple timings as such as there are no gates or structures to prevent anyone to go and visit the gigantic and powerful Hanuman.

Amaralingeswara Temple

Amaralingeswara Swamy temple is located in Amararama which is one of the Pancharama Kshetras which is located at Amaravathi town in Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Amareswara Swamy or Amaralingeswara Swamy refers to Lord Shiva in this temple. The temple is situated on the southern bank of Krishna River. The consort of Lord Amareswara Swamy is Bala Chamundika. The Sivalinga at this place is installed and established by Lord Indra.

Sri Mavullamma Vari Temple

Mavullamma Temple is an ancient temple located in Bhimavaram, West Godavari district. It is believed that Goddess manifested here in the year 1200 AD but the temple inscriptions date to 1880 AD.

Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Devasthanam Dwaraka Tirumala

Dwaraka Tirumala is an ancient holy place and a popular pilgrim center in Andhra Pradesh of South India. Dwaraka Tirumala is nearer to Eluru, the head quarters of West Godavari District, which is 42 KM away from Eluru. Dwaraka Tirumala is situated at 15KM distance from Bhimadole Junction, which is in between Vijayawada and Rajahmundry State Highway and Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam main Railway line.

Kadiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple

The temple Kadiri Lakshminarayana Temple is located in the western part of Kadiri, a large town in the District of Anantapur. The main deity in Kadiri Laksmi Narasimha Swamy temple is Ashta Bahu Shri Narasimha who has eight hands clawing open the body of Hiranyakashipu.

Sri Thalpagiri Ranganadha Swamy Temple

The Sri Ranganthaswami Temple in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ranganatha a resting form of Lord Vishnu. This temple, also called Talpagiri Ranganathaswami temple or Ranganayakulu is one of the oldest temples in Nellore. It is located on the banks of the Penna River and is believed to have been constructed in the 12th century.

Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Dasavatar Mandir

ISKCON Rajahmundry temple is built in two acres of land situated on the bank of sacred River Godavari. There is a vedic exhibition in cellar of the temple complex depicting lilas of Lord Krishna, Lord Rama and Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu which attracts both devotees and the visiting public.

Parasnath Jain Temple

Calcutta Jain Temple also called Parshwanath Temple is a Jain temple at Badridas Temple Street and a major tourist attraction in Kolkata, India. The temple was built by a Jain named Rai Badridas Bahadoor Mookim in 1867. Pratishtha was done by Sri Kalyansurishwarji Maharaj. The temple is dedicated to Parshwanath, who was the 23rd Jain Tirthankar, and he is worshipped by the Jains, and this is one of the most important Jain temples in Kolkata. The place is famous all over that is why devout Jains from distant parts of India flock to the Temple precincts al round the year. The temple consists of four temples inside of it.

Radhagovindjiu Mandir

Antpur Radhagovindjiu Temple is in Hooghly district which is very famous due to tourists immense interest in it. This temple not only has historical value but also artistic value. The temple is known for its terracotta work which is beautiful and the details of the work bring aesthetic value and pleasure for the beholder. The work of the facade of the temple is carving of the story depicting the mythological stories of eighteen Puranas and the epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata.

Arasavalli Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Temple

Arasavalli Sun Temple is a 7th-century AD Sun Temple at Arasavalli in Andhra Pradesh, India. It is situated in Arasavalli Village at a distance of 1 km east of Srikakulam Town. It is believed that the temple was built by king Devendra Varma, ruler of the Kalinga Dynasty. The temple is still being visited today and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the town. This temple is considered as one of the oldest sun temples in india

Girnar Jain Temples

The group temples of Jainism are situated on the Girnar mountains in the Junagadh District of Gujarat, India, situated near Junagadh. There are temples on the hill sacred to the Digambara and the Svetambara branches of Jainism. According to Jain religious beliefs, Neminath, the 22nd Tirthankara became an ascetic after he saw the slaughter of animals for food on his wedding. He renounced all worldly pleasures and came to Mount Girnar to attain salvation. Here, he attained Keval Gyan and Moksha. His bride-to-be Rajul also renounced and became a nun.

Hangseshwari Temple

Hangseswari temple is a Hindu Temple of goddess Hangseswari in the town of Banshberia at Hooghly District, Indian state of West Bengal. The deity is worshipped as a form of Maa Kali in Hindu mythology.

Sarbamangala Mandir

The Sarbamangala Temple is an old religious institution which has been built by Maharaja Kirtichand in the year 1702 and since then the temple has become a holy place to the people of Burdwan as well as nearby Districts and States. Be it mentioned that the celebrated temple and the deity has same importance and popularity as like as Kalighat, Dakshineswar, Tarakeswar and Tarapith. Hundreds of devotees feel pride on taking the blessing of Mata Sarbamangala everyday.

Pancharatna Temple

Built by King Raghunath Singha. It stands on a low square plinth and consists of an ambulatory pathway with a porch opened by three arches on the four sides of the temple. The central shikhara is octagonal, while the rest four are square. The walls are richly decorated with terracotta carvings featuring aspects of Lord Krishna’s life.

Shyamrai Temple

Shyam Rai Temple of Bishnupur was built by Raghunatha Singha in 17th century. The architecture of this Temple is unique and is one of the prioritized monuments on Archaeological Survey of Indias list. It has Panch ratna meaning five tower structures. Curved ceiling of the Temple is influenced by Islamic architecture giving it unique blend.

Ghagar Buri Chandi Mata Temple

Maa Ghagar Buri Chandi Temple is located on Kali Pahadi in Asansol. It is believed that Maa Ghagar Buri is one of the other images of Maa Chandi, the mother Goddess. The Ghabar Buri Chandi temple is located on the banks of a small rivulet, named Nunia. The temple is open from dawn to dusk and you can offer pujas here during the morning time.

Sai Maharaj Devalayam

The biggest Sai Baba statue located on the main road of District court in Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh State. Shirdi Sai baba statue is 44 feet in height and 45 feet in width so anybody who stand near the sai baba idol can only touch their feet and to see completely need to stand away from the idol foundation.

Hamsaladeevi Venugopala Swamy Temple

There is also an old Venugopalaswamy temple at Hamsaladeevi. People celebrate Magha Pournami as a holy day. That day Anna Daanam is done for who ever comes to visit this place.

Dheerdham Shivalay

Dhirdham temple is a Famous Hindu Temple. This temple is dedicated to lord shiva. The structure of this in the beautiful Nepali-style. It is located in the Darjeeling market center, West Bengal. In 1939, King of nepal Purna Bahadur Pradhan was built this temple. Gorkhali architech Beg Raj Sakya was designed this temple. He desired to design a model of the Pashupathinath temple complex of Katmandu of Nepal.

Annapurna Mandir

Annapurna Mandir or Mahakashi Annapurna mandir at Titagarh was opened by Sri Sri Ramkrishna Paramahansa. The temple was built by Jagadamba Devi. The majestic temple stands on the Rani Rashmoni ghat near Barrakpore.





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