Religious Places Near Delhi To Gain Divine Blessings

Religious Places Near Delhi

Numerous religious places near Delhi cater to the city's spiritual population. Some of the most famous ones include Rishikesh, Haridwar, Amritsar, Pushkar and Kedarnath.

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Here is the list of 21 Religious Places Near Delhi To Gain Divine Blessings

1. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand - Yoga Capital of the World

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188 kms from Delhi

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.
Rishikesh is the most beautiful blend of spiritual and adrenaline pumping experiences. With Whitewater Rafting industry growing and a number of camping and cafe spots springing up, Rishikesh has grown immensely as a favourite, catering to people with different needs.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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2. Haridwar, Uttarakhand - Ganges' wave of religion and spirituality

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169 kms from Delhi

Known For : Ganga Aarti in Haridwar | Har Ki Pauri | Chandi Devi Temple

No spiritual journey can ever be considered complete without a visit to Haridwar, one of the holiest pilgrimage sites for Hindus. Literally meaning 'the abode of Lord Vishnu', Haridwar, located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, is a land of legends and myths. Considered as one of the seven holiest cities in India, Haridwar sees millions of people flock to it every year to pay their respects to the Lord, or to wash away their sins. However, with the passage of time, Haridwar has evolved from being a mere religious city to a multifaceted cultural and spiritual centre, and only after exploring Haridwar will you realize that there is a lot more to the city than just visiting temples and taking a dip in the holy Har ki Pauri. Haridwar has a perennial mystical air around i, and is the perfect holiday option for anyone seeking spiritual connection as well as a chance to indulge in and get closer to nature.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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3. Amritsar, Punjab - Gateway to Punjab - home to Golden Temple

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399 kms from Delhi

Known For : Golden Temple | Wagah Border | Jallianwala Bagh

Home of the glorious Golden Temple, the iconic city of Amritsar, portrays the heroic character of the Punjab. A day in this peaceful city starts with the spiritual prayers from Gurudwaras. The original name of first the ancient lake, then of the temple complex, and later the surrounding city, meaning "pool of ambrosial nectar."

Best Time : October to March

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4. Pushkar, Rajasthan - Lord Brahma's only temples, and the mesmerising cattle fair

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357 kms from Delhi

Known For : Pushkar Lake | Pushkar Camel Fair | Brahma Temple

Pushkar, the city often referred to as the ‘rose garden of Rajasthan’ is a city of culture and intellect. Nothing can describe this iconic city better than a sought-after destination that provides the essence of Pushkar roses, the charm of culturally vibrant atmosphere and the dynamic festivities make it one hot cultural spot. The west wind of Pushkar gives an easygoing vibe of Westwood lifestyle in the hot sandstone town. The home of the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in the world, it is one of the ultimate pilgrimages for Hindus to attain divine spiritual bliss. A place of holy spirit for Hindus, ample ghats are flooded with devotees, closing eyes in the serenity of chants coming from temples around. A soothing and calm place with the glitter of spirituality makes Pushkar a must visit.

Best Time : October to March

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5. Kedarnath, Uttarakhand

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291 kms from Delhi

Known For : Kedarnath Temple | Vasuki Tal | Shankaracharya Samadhi

Atop 3584 mts, this is one of the Char Dhams and one of the busiest pilgrim centres in the Garhwal Himalayas. It is believed that in order to evade the Pandavas, Lord Shiva hid himself in the form of a bull at Kedarnath, and when found by the Pandavas, he went further into the earth leaving the hump on the surface.

Best Time : May to June, September to October

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6. Mathura, Uttar Pradesh - The hometown of Lord Krishna

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138 kms from Delhi

Known For : Lathmar Holi | Govardhan Hill | Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple

India is a country of immense diversity in all fields of life, starting from religious to cultural to historical. Religion has been deeply ingrained into the Indian lifestyle for as far as one can remember, which is why India abounds in cities and towns all across the country which are devoted to fulfilling spiritual desires of people who come to visit these places from far and wide. Mathura is one such place which is considered one of the most sacred lands of India, and is filled to the brim at any point of the year with people looking to pursue spiritual enlightenment. Located around 150 kilometres from Delhi, Mathura is known as the birthplace of Lord Krishna and has many sites of both historical and religious significance.

Best Time : October to March

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7. Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand

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226 kms from Delhi

Known For : Mussoorie | Tehri Dam | Trekking in Tehri Garhwal

The Hindu Mythology and legends seemed to have showered Tehri Garhwal with several spiritual significances. It is this place where River Ganga arrives in its real form at Devprayag where River Bhagirathi and River Alaknanda merge. One can also see many temples dotted across the place.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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8. Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand

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258 kms from Delhi

Known For : Dodital Lake | Nachiketa Lake | Dodital Dayara Pass Trek

Endearingly called as Devbhoomi, Uttarkashi, literally meaning 'Kashi of the North', is a quaint little town tucked away in the hill state of Uttarakhand. Revered by the Hindus as one of their propitious religious sites, the townhouses two of the total four holy shrines of Hindu mythology. It is one of the most visited cities of religious relevance in the area and gives you a sense of heightened divinity and an out of the world experience. The region was more in the favour of religious tourism initially but lately the spurring of trekking and adventure activities invites a lot of non religion tourists as well. Replete with ashrams and mandir, the town has got a spiritual vibe to it. All in all, the entire place boasts of divine heritage, mesmerising natural beauty, scenic panoramas and a wonderful irenic atmosphere.

Best Time : March to June, September to November

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9. Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand

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253 kms from Delhi

Known For : Sitla | Mukteshwar Temple | Mukteshwar Inspection Bunglow

Mukteshwar is a small hill town mostly known for adventure sports such as rock climbing, rappelling etc. and the amazing view of Himalayan ranges you get from there.

Best Time : October to June

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10. Ajmer, Rajasthan - Make a wish at Dargah Sharif, the tomb of Moinuddin Chishti

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354 kms from Delhi

Known For : Ajmer Sharif | Ana Sagar Lake | Adhai Din ka Jhopra

Surrounded by Aravali ranges, the city of Ajmer is most famous for its Dargah Sharif of saint Muin-ud-din Chishti. Firmly bound by its traditions and culture, Ajmer has a unique charm which lies in the ethos and craftsmanship practised over centuries. Visit Ajmer to witness the exquisite Mughal architecture set in an aura of peace and spirituality.

Best Time : October to March

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11. Guptakashi, Uttarakhand

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274 kms from Delhi

Known For : Vishwanath Temple, Guptakashi | Manikarnik Kund | Ardhanarishwar Temple

The temple town of Guptakashi is located at a distance of 47 kms from the holy town of Kedarnath. Perched at an elevation of 1319 m above the sea level, Guptakashi enjoys the mesmerising backdrop of the enchanting snow-covered peaks of Chaukhamba mountains.

It houses two ancient temples namely Vishwanath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Ardhnareshwar Temple. Manikarnika Kund is another popular destination in the town. In fact, Guptkashi serves as a perfect stopover for those travelling to Kedarnath. The fantastic weather, lush green forests and captivating views of Chaukhmaba Range along with its rich past and heritage, the town is a wholesome package for vacation makers.

Best Time : March to June, September to November

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12. Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh

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404 kms from Delhi

Known For : Library of Tibetan Works and Archives | Dharamshala Cricket Stadium | Dharamshala International Film Festival | St. John in the Wilderness Church | War Memorial

Dharamsala is famed as the holy residence of the Dalai Lama and houses the Tibetan monk in exile. Dharamsala is located in Kangra district at a distance of 18km fro Kangra City. The city is distinctively separated as upper and lower divisions with different altitudes. The lower division is the Dharamsala town itself whereas the upper division is popularly known as Mcleodganj.

Best Time : October to June

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13. Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh - Lord Krishna's childhood abode

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130 kms from Delhi

Known For : Banke Bihari Mandir | Prem Mandir | Radha Raman Temple

One of the oldest cities on the banks of Yamuna, Vrindavan is considered to be one of the most important places of pilgrimage for the devotees of Krishna. It is said that Lord Krishna had spent his childhood in Vrindavan. The name of the city has been derived from Vrinda (meaning basil) and van (meaning grove) which perhaps refer to the two small groves at Nidhivan and Seva Kunj. Since Vrindavan is considered to be a sacred place, a large number of people come here to abandon their worldly life.

Best Time : October to March

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14. Devprayag, Uttarakhand

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212 kms from Delhi

Known For : Confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda | Raghunathji Temple | Chandrabadani temple

Marked by the confluence point of rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi, Devprayag is a religious hub and is quite popular among tourists coming for pilgrimage or seeking some solitude close to nature.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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15. Rudra Prayag, Uttarakhand

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248 kms from Delhi

Known For : Augustmuni | Koteshwar Mahadev temple | Ukhimath

Lying at the confluence of River Alaknanda and River Mandakini, Rudraprayag is a sacred place regarded as one of the Panch Prayags and place of great religious significance. Settled in Uttarakhand, this beautiful town is full of mysterious charm and the spiritual vibes that will calm your senses.

Best Time : April to December

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16. Joshimath, Uttarakhand

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309 kms from Delhi

Known For : Ropeway | Ghangaria | Nanda Devi National Park

Joshimath is a quaint hill town nestled amid the lap of snow-capped Himalayas in the state of Uttarakhand. This valley is mesmerizingly beautiful surrounded on all sides by picturesque views. If a good trekking trail is your calling, the Valley of Flowers Trek is close to Joshimath.

Best Time : April to November

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17. Jageshwar, Uttarakhand - The Temple City

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276 kms from Delhi

Known For : Mahamrityunjaya Temple | Jageshwar Mahadev Temple | Archaeological Museum, Jageshwar

Jageshwar, is a small town in Uttarakhand is like a town carved exquisitely for temples. The biggest temple out of the lot of the 124 temples here, is the one that is the most visited, the Jageshwar Mahadev Temple is situated on the Jataganga Valley.

Best Time : April to June, September to November

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18. Gaumukh, Uttarakhand

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309 kms from Delhi

Known For : Gaumukh Trek

One of the holiest lands in Uttarakhand, Gaumukh is thronged by devotees mainly for its serenity and pious mythological history. Gaumukh is not exactly a tourist town or city, but a glacial trekking destination located within Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.

Best Time : February to September

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19. Tungnath, Uttarakhand

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280 kms from Delhi

Known For : Tungnath Temple | Chandrashila | Deoria Tal

If spirituality is on your mind and on your itinerary as well, Tungnath is just your kind of place. It is an ancient holy town more than 1000 years old and is popular among pilgrims and devotees. It comprises of Alaknanda and Mandakini river valleys or 'Lord of Peaks' as they are referred to.

Best Time : April to November

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20. Hastinapur, Uttar Pradesh - The seat of Kauravas

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93 kms from Delhi

Known For : Wildlife Sanctuary | Ashtapad | Jambudweep Jain Tirth

Hastinapur is an ancient town which was the centre to the glorious tales of the epic Mahabharata. Situated on the banks of Ganga near Meerut in UP, Hastinapur is also the birth place of three Jain Teerthankara, and it has become an important centre of pilgrimage for the Jains.

Best Time : October to March

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21. Madhyamaheshwar, Uttarakhand

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291 kms from Delhi

Known For : Madhyamaheshwar Temple | Kanchani Tal | Budha Madhyamaheshwar

A small sacred town of Madhyamaheshwar is a place full of mysteries and blessed with bounty of nature. Renowned for its Madhyamaheshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, it gathers the whole hamlet to pray in the evening along with many tourists.

Best Time : May to October

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