Home » Temples

Temples

India is also called the land of temples. In fact, India is the land of temples and the temples of the country date back to thousands of years. The temple wealth of the country was so rich that the invaders were truly jealous. They destroyed maximum temples here. The temples in India are divided into ancient, medieval and modern. The oldest temples in the country include the temple of Brihdeshwarar, the 1000 year old temple. This temple complex reflects the might of the Chola kings and their versatility in the temple architecture. One of the temples whose exact date of construction is bit confusing is the temple of Lord Venkateshwara in Tirupati.

There is a self manifested image of lord Venkateshwara in the temple and it is believed not to be constructed by the human hands. Similarly, there is a temple of Ayyappa in Shabarimalai Kerala located in the hills. Millions of devotees do a strong fasting and penance before entering the temple of Ayyappa. This temple is located in Kerala.
Golden Temple
Golden temple Amritsar is the most revered shrine of Sikhs. This is located in Amritsar. The temple has a gold roof and looks amazing. The construction of the temple was started by Guru Ram Das and the temple was covered with gold by Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
 
Khajuraho Temples
Khajuraho is one of the sizzling temple complexes in Madhya Pradesh built in the old era by the Chandela kings. Khajuraho temples are also referred as the temples of love making. There are theories associated with it. It is said during the era people were involved in meditation too much and they did not have time to make love.
 
Konark Sun Temple
The Sun temple Konark is one of the legendary monuments of India especially when we talk of the temple architecture. King Narsimdeva is credited to building this temple during the 13th century. There are many other legends associated with the temple and as per the legend, Sambha; son of Lord Krishna is credited to building the temple. 
 
Meenakshi Temple
Meenakshi temple of Madhurai is one of the wonders of south India when it comes to the temple architecture. This temple dedicated to goddess Parvati was built two thousand years ago and forms the lifeline of city of Madhurai. There is an annual ten day festival and this is celebrated in the month of April- May.
Same Day Taj Mahal Tour

palace-on-wheels