Showing 43 Top Religious Places in India
Religious Places in India include the Char Dham, the Golden Temple, Vaishno Devi, Tirupati Balaji. Puri, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri, Gangotri, Dwarka and Rameswaram make up the Char Dham pilgrimage sites. Haridwar and Varanasi are famous religious places in India since the ancient times. Shirdi, Vrindavan, Ajmer are popularly known for religious tourism in India. Bodh Gaya and Mcleodganj are other spiritual sites with Buddhist connection that one must visit.
Here is the list of 43 Top Religious Places in India
Known For : Vaishno Devi Temple | Ardh Kuwari Cave | City Shopping
Located in Trikuta hills 13 Kms from Katra at a height of 1560 m above sea level with shimmering clouds and thinning air, this town is the holy cave temple of Mata Vaishnodevi.
Known For : Ayyappa Temple | Makaravilakku | Malikkappuram Devi Temple
More than 30 million pilgrims visit the temple in Sabarimala annually, making it the largest in India and second largest in the world, after Haji Pilgrimage of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
Known For : Sri Venkateswara Temple | Swami Pushkarini Lake | Akasaganga Teertham
The holy town of Tirupati is one amongst the 8 most scared places of Lord Mahavishnu and is highly revered, glorified and worshiped.
Known For : Kashi Vishwanath Temple | Dashashwamedh Ghat | Assi Ghat
Famously known as Banaras or Kashi, the holy city of Varanasi is located on the banks of river Ganga and is considered one of the holiest cities in India owing to its location and the numerous temples in it.
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Dargah Sharif, the tomb of Moinuddin Chishti is one of the holiest places of worship in India not only for the muslims but for followers of every faith.Being the final resting place of the Gharib Nawaz Moin-ud-din Chisti, it has had an enormous contribution in spreading the ethical and spiritual values of Islam amongst masses.
Known For : Amarnath Cave | Amarnath Yatra | Baltal
The Amarnath cave is haven to an enshrined image of ice called the Shivaling formed naturally, which resembles Lord Shiva and hence this is one of the most important pilgrimage in India.
Known For : Triveni Sangam | Kumbh Mela 2019 | Allahabad Planetarium
Located at the meeting point of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswathi, Allahabad is a large metro city which plays host to the famous Kumbh mela every 12 hours and has numerous attractions for tourists.
Known For : Shri Sai Baba Sansthan Temple | Gurusthan | Shani Shingnapur
The home of great saint Sai Baba, Shirdi is a religious site close to Nasik with various temples apart from the famous Sai Baba temple and a few historical sites.
Known For : Sri Jagannath Puri Temple | Puri Beach | Jagannath Rath Yatra
One of the four must-visit pilgrimage sites for Hindus (Char-Dham), Puri is a beach city with its most famous attraction as the Jagannath temple and other attractions such as Chilka Lake, Konark sun temple etc.
Known For : Adventure Activities in Rishikesh | Lakshman Jhula | Neelkantha Mahadeva Temple
Situated along the convergence of Ganga and Chandrabhaga, Rishikesh on the foothills of Himalayas is the hub of many ancient temples, popular cafes, yoga ashrams and adventure sports.
Known For : Gomateshwara Statue | Bhandaribasadi Temple | Vindhyagiri Temple
Located near Bengaluru, Sravanbelagola is an important Jain pilgrimage center with a 17 m tall sculpture of Lord Gomateswara called Bahubali statue as its prime attraction.
Known For : Banke Bihari Mandir | Prem Mandir | ISKCON Temple
Believed to be the place where Lord Krishna grew up, the city of Vrindavan hosts hundreds of Lord Krishna and Radha temples scattered throughout, the most famous ones being Banke Bihari temple, ISKCON temple.
Known For : Meenakshi Amman Temple | Alagar Koil | Vaigai Dam
Madurai is one of the oldest cities of India and was ruled by Pandya kings over most of its history. The city is constructed in the form of a lotus and is known as lotus city too.
Known For : Mahakaleshwar Temple | Kal Bhairava Temple | Ram Mandir Ghat
Ujjain considered to be one of the holiest cities of India, is the home to Mahakaleshwar Temple and is also one of the four sites for the Kumbh Mela.
Known For : Govardhan Hill | Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Complex | Dwarkadhish Temple
Supposed to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna, Mathura is a city located on the banks of river Yamuna and draws flocks of Hindu tourists every year looking to visit the numerous temples in the city.
Known For : Charbhuja | Shrinathji Temple | Shopping in Nathdwara
Located in the backdrop of the Aravalli hills and on the banks of the Banas River in the state of Rajasthan, Nathdwara is a religious abode for Hindus.
Known For : Punnathurkotta Elephant Palace | Guruvayoor temple | Mammiyoor Shiva Temple
A small town in the district of Thrissur, Guruvayoor is most famous for the Guruvayoor Temple- India's third largest temple housing Lord Krishna.
Known For : Kamakshi Amman Temple | Varadharaja Perumal Temple | Kailasanathar Temple
Widely known for its 'Kanchipuram sarees' and also referred to as the 'golden city of thousand temples', Kanchipuram has various temples of religious and cultural importance spread all over the city.
Known For : Sathya Sai Ashram | Chaitanya Jyoti Museum | Wish Fullfilling Tree
The holy abode of the apocryphal figure, Saythya Sai Baba, Puttaparthi is a town which takes you back to the days of ashrams and the ways of living in those times.
Known For : Ramjanma Bhoomi | Kanak Bhawan | Hanuman Garhi
Assumed to be the birthplace of Lord Rama, Ayodahya has been in controversy since about a decade now but has so much to see for its tourists, including Ram janmabhoomi and various other temples.
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