The Most Famous Religious Places In India

The religious places of India reflect the diversity of region, rituals, people and religions. India is home to many religions of different faiths and considered as the most religiously diverse nations in the world. If you are spiritually inclined visitor and expect to shower yourself with the spiritual experience during the journey, then this Hindu pilgrimage tour in India is the best choice for you. Though you might be going for a Hindu pilgrimage tour in India be certain not to miss out on visiting top five popular Hindu religious places in India.


The cave of Amarnath is considered to be most famous and holiest shrines of great God, Lord Shiva in Hinduism. Amarnath Temple cave situated at an altitude 3,888 m (12,756 ft) near Srinagar and surrounded by snowy mountains. An ice stalagmite Lingam formed annually in the caves due to freezing of water during the month of sharavan.


Dwarka is India’s one of the oldest city. It has significant importance due to religious places in the city. It is also included in the list of seven most holy places of India for Hindu followers. There are various temples situated in the city like Rukmini Temple, Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Famous Temple in India, Sri Dwarkanath and others.


Badarinath temple the main attraction of Badrinath is considered as one of the most important and sacred pilgrimage centre situated in the lofty Himalayan heights of Uttarakhand at the height of 3133 m (10248 feet) above sea level. This Vishnu temple is built 50ft tall built of stone with a small cupola on top covered with a gold glit roof and arched windows, intricate carvings inside the garbha or main shrine with 15 idols present in the temple complex resembling a Buddhist vihara temple.


Kedarnath Temple, the most sacred Hindu shrine located in the great Himalayas, and one of the twelve Jyotirlinga or Shiva temples in the country is a picturesque spot situated against the scenery of the magnificent lofty snow covered Kedarnath range.


The world famous Tirumala Venkateswara Temple  or Tirupati Balaji is a Hindu temple dedicated to god Vishnu. Tirupati Balaji temple is the richest pilgrimage center in India followed by Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Vaishno Devi and Shirdi Sai Baba. Brahmotsavam festival is best time to visit Lord Venkateswara Temple the celebration attracts pilgrims from all over the world.

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