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Famous Temples in North India

In our last blog, we covered with some of the famous temples in North India which were situated in mountainous regions and were famous. Not only they require some adventurous tasks to climb it also requires some of the guided tour operators to assist you in reaching there. And in this blog, we offer you to visit some of the temples which are famous and are easily accessible to every visitor and are very well connected by roadways, railways etc.

Some of the famous temples in North India which can be easily accessible are

Lotus Temple, New Delhi One of the famous temples in the city of New Delhi, Lotus Temple attracts visitors due to its design which is in the form of Lotus Flower. The temple belongs to Bahai Faith, who follows a form of Monotheistic religion which promotes love for humanity. The temple was completed in the year 1986 and opened to the public the same year. It is designed in Lotus shape and is composed of 27 marble petals which are arranged in concentric clusters. The evenings at this temple are beautiful as the temple is illuminated and is a perfect photographic place.  The temple won Guinness World Record in the year 2001 as one of the most visited religious building in the world.

Birla Mandir, Rajasthan Birla Mandir in Rajasthan is located in the base of Moti Dungari hill in Jaipur. It is a newly constructed temple by Birla Group of Industries in the year 1988 and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. The temple has 3 huge domes which look stunning when you notice it, also the temple is constructed in Marble which looks grand. The surrounding of this temple is of garden which has beautiful flowers. The walls of the temple are carved with writings of famous poets. Birla Mandir is one of the famous landmarks of the city of Jaipur and is easily accessible by roadways.

Golden Temple, AmritsarYou have not visited Amritsar if you miss visiting the Golden Temple. A temple that is synonymous with the city of Amritsar is one of the most revered temples in Sikh Community. The temple known to Sikhs as Harmandir Sahib, it is one of the architectural marvels. The temple is rectangular in shape and is surrounded by a pool known as Amrit Sarovar. Here, the holy book of Sikh, Guru Granth Sahib is installed every morning and is prayed here every day. Daily lakhs of visitors are fed Langar which is a food service that is prepared and served here in the name of god. The temple is open daily from 03:00 – 22:00hrs and you need to cover yourself up and remove the slippers before entering.

Sthaneshwar Mahadeva Temple, Haryana
This temple has a rich history where it is associated with Hindu Culture. It is said that this temple is more than 5000 years old. The legend says that this temple was where Lord Brahma installed first Shiva Lingam and also it is said that this is the place where Pandavas and Lord Krishna prayed to Lord Shiva before the battle of Mahabharat. The temple is located in Thaneser which is a holy town in the Kurukshetra district. Abode of Lord Shiva, this temple is well connected by roadways from Delhi, Chandigarh etc.

Kashi-Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi
One of the most revered temples in North India is the Kashi-Vishwanath Temple in the holy town of Varanasi. Situated in the banks of holy river Ganga, Kashi Vishwanath temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the 12 jyotirlingas. The temple has around 800kgs of gold plating on its tower. This temple is mentioned in various Hindu scriptures. The temple is adorned with intricate carvings that show how the temple was built to show the impact of culture. 

Every year during the holy day of Maha-Shivrathri, the temple will see a huge number of devotees. The temple is well connected by roadways and railways that you have a major railway station in Varanasi that has train services from Delhi and other major cities of North India.

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