Showing 30 Top Religious Places in India
Known For : Kashi Vishwanath Temple | Dasashwamedh 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.
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.
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Known For : Govardhan Hill | Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Complex | Dwarkadheesh 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 : Kamakshi Amman Temple | Varadaraja 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 : 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 : 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.
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.