India, the birth place to a very ancient religion Hinduism is know to the world as "Land of Temples". Indian temples are very famous across the globe for its beautiful architecture and sculptors. There are also many rock-cut temples that are major tourist destinations. Here is a map showing temples of India.
Indian temples are places for religious interest as well as tourist interest. May of the Indian temples are pilgrim centers where thousands of devotees offer prayer during religious festivals.
The marvelous architectural beauty of many of these age old temples attract domestic and foriegn tourists. Many of these temples are also major tourist attractions.
List of some of the most famous temples in India:
- Sabarimala - Pathanamthitta, Kerala
- Meenakshi Temple - Madurai, Tamil Nadu
- Balaji Temple - Thirupati, Karnataka
- Golden Temple - Amristar, Punjab
- Amarnath Cave Temple - Amarnath, Jammu and Kashmir
- Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple - Trivandrum, Kerala
- Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple - Trichur , Kerala
- Somnath Temple - Gujarat
- Dakshineeshwar Kaali Temple - Culcutta
- Sun Temple - Konark, Orissa