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Top 8 Most Sacred Temples In India

When it comes to spirituality, there is no other country than India which is filled with different religious belief and yet is standing as a single unit honoring each religion with equal respect. The history of India is as old as time. The land of Gods and Goddesses, India is comprises with many temples and sacred places which will give a fine idea about the rich diversity of the country.

We have brought you comprehend a list of the most visited Famous Temples of India that you can visit during your India Tours. Each of the temples has its own legends and every deity in the temple is worship according to the needs and faith of the devotee. Interesting… Right? Let us start with our list.

  1. Vaishno Devi Temple – Jammu & Kashmir
  2. Tirupati Balaji – Andhra Pradesh
  3. Rameshwaram Temple – Tamil Nadu
  4. Puri – Odisha
  5. Akshardham Temple – Delhi
  6. Sai Baba Temple – Shirdi
  7. Dwarkadhish Temple – Gujarat
  8. Siddhivinayak Temple – Mumbai

1. Vaishno Devi Temple – Jammu & Kashmir

Vaishno Devi Temple

The first temple that tops the list is of the temple of Vaishno Devi. It is one of the most sacred pilgrimages for Hindus. Located on the top of Trikut Hills, the temple is located near the city of Katra in the state of Jammu & Kashmir.

1. More Than 8 Million Devotees Visit Every Year.

2. The Temple Is Compact With 3 Deities Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati.

3. It Is Mandatory to Visit Bhairon Temple After a Visit Vaishno Devi.

4. It Is Believed That Mata Fulfill Every Wish Who Visit to Her With All Pure Heart and Soul.

Places to Stay

Being one of the most visited destinations you will get a plethora of Hotels in Katra for relaxing and comfortable stay. Here the names of some of the hotels – The White Hotels, Hotel Maharaja and Hotel AMR, Hotel Bali Resort and Hotel Devi Grand are just to name a few.

2. Tirupati Balaji – Andhra Pradesh

Tirupati Balaji

South India, the land with abundance of natural beauty houses the most famous temple of Tirupati Balaji. The temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara who is believed to be the incarnation of Lord Vishnu (Savior among Trinity).

1. The Temple Celebrates the Visit by Millions of Travellers During a Yea.

2. It Is Nestled in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh.

3. Located Atop the Tirumala Hills, the Temple Is Considered as the Richest Temple of India With Annual Donation of Over 300 Crore Rs Every Year.

4. There’s 9 Days Festival ‘Brahmmotsavam’ Celebrated Every Year and Visited by Lakhs of Travellers From Around the World.

Places to Stay

The state of Andhra Pradesh due to its famous pilgrimage site is visited by lakhs and millions of travellers and so the place is filled with a plethora of accommodation places which will make your Temple Tourism in India comfortable. Here are the names of some of the finest Hotels – Hotel Pir Grand, KVP Residency, Minerva Grand Tirupati, Hotel Bliss, Fortune Select Grand Ridge and many other hotels.

3. Rameshwaram Temple – Tamil Nadu

Rameshwaram Temple

Rameshwaram holds a prominent position in Hindu Mythology. The temple is located on the Pamban Island in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu. The temple is one of the most prestigious Shiva Shrines in India. It is believed that the temple of Rameshwaram was built by Lord Rama before he declared his was against Ravana, the demon king. It is the same place where Lord Rama built the Ram Setu that connected Sri Lanka.

1. The Temple Holds a Major Position Among 2 Shiva Jyotirlinga.

2. Rameshwaram Completes the Sacred Char Dham With Dwarka, Puri and Badrinath.

3. Among All, the Third Corridor of the Temple Is the Longest in the World.

4. Legends Have That the Lingam of Rameshwaram Was Made by Lord Rama Himself Before He Went on to Start a War With Ravana.

Places to Stay

Your South India Temple Tours gets more relaxing while staying in these hotels, namely Hotel NNP Grand, Hotel Pearl Residency, Jiwan Residency, Daiwik Hotels and Hotel temple Tower are just to name a few.

4. Puri – Odisha

Puri Temple

India Holiday Packages includes visits to some of the most amazing tourist attractions and sacred places. The Puri Temple of Odisha is the one which is listed among the most visited temples of India. Dedicated to Lord Jagannath, the temple is nestled in the coastal town of Puri in the state of Odisha. Forming the four major Char Dham, the temple is serving the supreme Gog of Odishan Empire.

1. It Was Built by King Anantavarman Deva of Eastern Ganga Dynasty in 12th Century.

2. The Temple Houses Three Major Deities Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra.

3. Temple Is Renowned for Its Jagannath Rath Yatra That Happens in the Month of June.

4. Famous Konark Temple Is Nestled Near the Jagannath Temple.

Places to Stay

The temple has a close proximity with some of the finest Hotels of Odisha that will make your Indian Tourism filled with utmost relaxation and comfort. Some of the hotels are Hotel Shreehari Grand, Hotel Neel Madhaba International, Hotel Sakshi International, Mahodadhi Palace, Jamindars Palace and many more Odisha Hotels are available.

5. Akshardham Temple – Delhi

Akshardham Temple

Delhi is not only the capital of India; it is also the capital of different culture. It is not wrong to say that the city is melting pot of different culture and traditions. Akshardham Temple of Delhi is the proof of the same. The temple is dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan. It is built on the principles of Vastu Shashtra (Indian architectural Science).

1. The Idol of Swaminarayan in the Temple Is 11 Feet High and Lies Below the Central Dome.

2. Its and Architectural Delight That Is Built of Rajasthani Pink Stone and Italian Carrara Marble.

3. The Most Fascinating Light and Sound Shows in the Evening in Temple Mesmerize You by the Way of Story Depiction.

Places to Stay

Almondz Hotel, Hotel Gulnar, Hotel Blueberry, Hotel Plutos, The Grand New, Radisson Blu Plaza are some of the best Hotels in Delhi that will take care of your every need and try to fulfill them at soonest with utmost sincerity.

6. Sai Baba Temple – Shirdi

Sai Baba Temple

With the message of peace, love and humanity once came a saint named Sai Baba, he was popularly known as Shirdi Ke Sai Baba. The temple of Sai Baba is located in the small town of Shirdi of Maharashtra. The temple was built in 1922 and is built on the Samadhi of Baba. Sai Baba visited the town of Shirdi at the age of 16 and stayed there till his death in 1918.

1. Irrespective of Religion, Caste Creed, the Temple Is Visited by Thousands of Devotees Every Day.

2. It Is Listed Among the Richest Temples in India That Received Donation of More Than 4 Billion INR.

3. The Major Festivals Celebrated Here Are Ramnavmi, Guru Purnima and Vijayadashami.

4. You Can Visit the Dhuni Which Was Lightened by Sai Baba Himself That Is Still Being Burning Till Date.

Places to Stay

To check if the tourists are getting a right stay Shirdi is filled with some of the finest hotels that will make your Indian Temple Tours comfortable. These hotels are St. Laurn Hotel, Hotel Delta Executive, Satyan Inn, Hotel Sai Darshan and Hotel Sun N Sand are just to name a few.

7. Dwarkadhish Temple – Gujarat

Dwarkadhish Temple

Among the most popular Krishna Temple, Dwarkadhish temple is one of the finest temples that endure the ancient Indian art. The temple is located in Dwarka which is one of the prominent destinations among the Char DhamYatra. Dwarka which literally means the ‘door of Moksha’ was established by Lord Krishna and it is believed that Lord Krishna lived here for 100 years. Legend has that after Krishna leave his mortal abode, Dwarka also merged into the sea.

1. The Temple Is Also Popularly Known as Jagat Temple and Was Built in 16th Century.

2. The Original Temple Was Built by Great Grandson of Lord Krishna, King Vajranabha.

3. During Janmashtami Festival, Devotees From All Round the World Visit This Temple.

4. It’s a 5 Story Structure Compact With 72 Pillars.

Places to Stay

If you are planning to visit this divine temple, then here are some accommodation options which might come handy in your Indian Temple Tour Package. Here are the names Hotel Shree Nath, Hotel Gayatri, Hotel Shree Vallabh, Hotel Rudra Plaza and many more.

8. Siddhivinayak Temple – Mumbai

Siddhivinayak Temple

In India whenever we start with something new thing people often say, “Karo Shri Ganesh’. Lord Ganesha, the remover of all the obstacles is the most loved and adored God in India. Siddhivinayak Temple of Mumbai is something which is listed among the most prominent Ganesh Temple of India.

1. Located in the Pradbha Devi, Mumbai the Temple Was Built in 18th Century.

2. The Popularity of the Temple Is High That Not Only Common People but Many Celebrities Visit This Temple on Regular Basis. Famous Indian Actor Amitabh Bachchan Visits This Temple Every Year During Ganesha Temple.

3. Tuesday Is the Day When Temple Is Visited by Maximum Number of People.

Places to Stay

Mumbai the city of dreams daily visited by thousands of travellers and ones who are on their Spiritual Tourism in India also visit this Siddhivinayak temple. For all travellers of all budgets city offers a wide range of accommodation options that will make your tour easy and relaxing. Here are some of the best Mumbai Hotels – Ramee Guestline Hotel – Dadar, Hotel Lucky in Bandra, Hotel Sharda Sion, Hotel Midtown Pritam, Hotel Metro Palace and Hotel Ashwini.

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