Famous Temples in India List and Brief Discussion

In this post, we will learn about the important “FAMOUS TEMPLES IN INDIA”. As we know statistical GK is one of the most important parts of Competitive Exam like PSC, SSC, UPSC, IBPS, SBI BANKING, NABARD. So in this post, we discuss at first temple in India which are famous or important as a point of view Statistical GK. Then we provide a list of the Famous Temple in India. We also provide a PDF below in this post. You can download and print or save to your device for offline use.

Famous Temples in India

Famous Temples in India

Famous Temple in Jammu and Kashmir

In Jammu and Kashmir Vaishno Devi Temple of Jammu famous temples in north India. Maa Vaishno Debi temple is India second most visited the religious temple after Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, which is the most visited temple in India. The temple is dedicated to Mata Rani or Vaishobi are the manifestation of Mother Goddess. It is located near the town of Katra in Reasi district.

Next is Amaranth Template which is located of Pahalgam in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. It is considered to Kashmir’s oldest exciting temple back to the 5th century.

Next is Ragunath Temple of Jammu. It is dedicated to Lord Rama and it is one of the largest temple complexes temple in North India. It is a famous Rama temple in India.



Famous Temple in Himachal Pradesh

In Himachal Pradesh Manikaran Shiv Temple. Which is located Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh. This is the place of worship of Shik and this place is popular for hot springs. It is called Jwalamukhi temple Himachal Pradesh.

Then it is the Hidimba Temple. It is located on Manali which is a hill station.



Famous Temple in Punjab

Coming to Punjab it is Golden temple. This temple is known as Sri Harmandir Sahib or also known as the Darbar Sahib. It is the holiest Gurudorvar of Sikhism. It is located in the city of Amritsar in Panjab.

Then it is Taran Taran Sahib. It is founded by the 5th Sikh Guru who is Shri Guru Arjun Deb at Taran Taran District.



Famous Temple in Hariyana

Coming to Hariyana it is Markandeshwar Temple which is the Shiv temple located the town of Shahabad Markanda which is situated in the Kurukshetra district of Hariyana.



Famous Temple in Delhi

Then it is Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham complex. It is a spiritual-Cultural temple in Delhi.



Famous Temple in Uttarakhand

Next comes Uttarakhand. Uttarkhand knows as a Deb Bhumi the reason is it has many temples and it has char Dham (4- Dham). They are:-

(A) Kedarnath: Kedarnath is dedicated to lord Shiba and it located to Rudraprayag District.

(B) BadrinathBadrinath temple is dedicated to Vishnu and it is located to Chamoli District.

(C) GangotriGangotri is dedicated to Goddess Ganga and it is located to Uttarkashi District.

(D) Yamunotri: Yamunotri also located to Uttarkashi District and it is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna.



Famous Temple in Uttar Pradesh

Coming to Uttar Pradesh the first place is Mathura. Mathura is a born place of lord Krishna and it is full of Krishna and Radha temples. The temple would be Sri Krishna Jama Bhoomi temple. It is believed that Sri Krishna was born to Devaki and Basu Dev. In this place only where the temple is situated.

Next one is Dwarkadish Temple famous Krishna temple in India, built is 1840. It is a popular temple center in the Mathura town. It is dedicated to Lord Krishna who becomes popular by the name Dwarkadish and setup his city in Dwarka, Gujarat.

The next is Kashi Vishwanath Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and it is located in Varanasi District also known as Kashi and Banaras.



Famous Temple in Bihar

In Bihar, it is Mahabhodhi Bihar, a UNESCO world heritage site and is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya. Gautam Buddha is set to her attent and ligament in this place.



Famous Temple West Bengal

In West Bengal, it is Dakshineshwar kali Temple. It is located at Dakshineshwar in North 24 Pargana district near Kolkata. It is situated on the Eastern Bank of the Hooghly River. It is a famous Kali temple in India.

Then it is Belur Math. It is head quoter of Ram Krishna math and mission. Which is founded by Swami Vivekanand a chief of Ram Krishna Paramhansa. It is located on West Bengal, Hooghly River.



Famous Temple in Assam

Next coming to Assam. The temple is Kamakhaya TempleIt is dedicated to mother Goddess Kamakhaya. It is situated on the Nilachal Hills in the western part of Guwahati city in Assam.

Then Sukareshwara Temple. It is an important Shiva temple in Guwahati.



Famous Temple in Rajasthan

Coming to Rajasthan, it is Birla Temple, originally known as a Loxi Narayan Temple and is situated below the Moti Dangri fort is Jaypur. It is dedicated to Lord Visnu and Goddess Laxmi.

Next comes the Dilwara Temple. The Dilwara temple is a Jain temple and about 2/1.5 kilometres from Mount Abu. Which is Rajasthan only hell Station. It is the famous Jain temple in Rajasthan.



Famous Temple in Madhya Pradesh

In Madhya Pradesh, it is Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlingas. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and it is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas

Then Omkareshwar Temple and it dedicated again lord Shiva. Which is one of twelve jyotirlingas. It is on an island called Mandhata or Shibpuri on the Narmada River. The Shap of the island it likes to the Hindu OM symbol.

Then kandariya Mahadev Temple it means the great God of the cave. It is a temple of the Middle period, found that Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh.

Then it is the Khajuraho Group of Monuments. It is a group of Hindu and Jain temple’s in Chandrapur District of Madhya Pradesh.



Famous Temple in Orisa

Coming to Orisa it is the Jagannath Temple of Puri. It is dedicated to Lord Jagannath a form of Lord Vishnu. It is located on the ester cost of India at puri in the state of Orisa. It is the famous temple in Puri.

Then it is Konark Sun Temple a templet of the 30th century at Konark in Orisa. It masks the highest point of architecture achievements of Kalinga architecture. It is dedicated to Lord Sun. It is the famous sun temple in India.



Famous Temple in Maharashtra

Coming to Maharashtra it is Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple. It is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and it is located in Mumbai. It is the oldest famous temple in India.

Then it is the Mahalaxmi Temple. It is one of the oldest temples in Mumbai. It is dedicated to lord Goddess Mahalaxmi.

Then it is Shirdi sai baba Temple Maharashtra. This temple is located in Nasik District.

Then it is Bhimashankar Temple. This temple again jyotirlingas shine, located at 50th Kilometers north-west of kheer near puna District.

Then it is the Trimbakeshwar Temple. Trimbakeshwar is an ancient Hindu temple, located in Nasik. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the 12 Jatir Linga, close to the Source to the river Godavari.



Famous Temple in Karnataka

In Karnataka, Shri Kalabhairaveshwara Temple is a manifestation of Lord Shiva. This temple is located in Mandya District of Karnataka.

Then it is Dharmashala Shree Munjunatheshwara Temple. This temple is eight hundred years old. It is located in Dharmashala in Dakshina Kannada District. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Then it is the Murudeshwar Temple. This temple is located in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka. This temple also dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple has the second-highest statue of Lord Shiva in the world. (The Kailash Nath Mahadeb statue is the world tallest Shiva Statue, located in Nepal.).It is a famous temple in south India

Next is the Gomuteswara Statue. This statue is 70th meter tall. It is a monolithic statue, located on Indira Giri hill’s at Shravanbelagola Hassan hills in Karnataka. Gomuteswara statue is dedicated to Jain God Bahubali. It is famous Ganesha temples in Karnataka.



Famous temple in Tamilnadu

In Tamilnadu, it is Brihadeeswara Temple. This temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and it is located in Tanjavur District of Tamilnadu. It is known as Rajarajeshwara Temple and Peruhadiwar Temple. It is one of the largest temples in India.

Then Jambukeswarar Temple. This temple is a famous Shiva temple in Tiruchirappalli District also known as Tirchi of Tamilnadu.

Then the Rameshwaram Temple. It is one of the holiest places in India. It located in Ramanathapuram District. The town is the part of the Pamban Island also know as Rameshwaram island. It is a famous shiva temple in Tamilnadu.

One more temple in this place is the Ramanathaswamy Temple, again dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is one of the 12 Jotylingas of lord Shiva.

Then it is Tillai Nataraja Temple or Chidambaram Temple. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and located the town of Chidambaram in Cuddalore District.



Famous Temple in Kerala

Coming to Kelara, in Kerala most popular temple is Guruvayur Temple. It is dedicated to Lord Visnu, located in the town of Guruvayur in Kerala.

Next Sabrimala Temple. It is ancient. Sabrimala is a Hindu pilgrimage center, located in the Western Ghat mountain ranges of Panthanamita District.

Next Padmanabhaswamy Temple, again this temple is dedicated to Lord Visnu and it is located in Thiruvananthapuram.



List of the Important Temples in India

SL NOStatesTemples Name
1Jaipur Birla Mandir
2Odisha Konark Sun Temple , Jagannath temple
3Haryana Markandeshwar Temple
4Jammu & Kashmir Amarnath Temple , Vaishno Devi Temple , Ragunath Temple
5Gaya, Bihar Mahabodhi Temple
6Maharashtra Siddhivinayak Temple
7Gujarat Somnath Temple
8Amritsar, PunjabGolden Temple , Taran Taran sahib Temple
9Bangalore (Karnataka) Virupaksha Temple
10KarnatakaGomateshwra Temple, Shri Kalabhairaveshwara ,
11Kerala Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Shabarimalaayyappa Temple, Shree Munjunatheshwara Temple
12Andhra PradeshShri Sailam Temple, Tirupathi Temple
13Tamil Nadu MahabalipuramTemple,BrihadeeswaraTemple, Kanchipuram Temple , Meenakshi Temple, Rameshwaram Temple , Ramanathaswamy Temple
14Assam Sukresvara Temple , Kamakhya Temple
15Himachal PradeshManikaran Shiv Temple ,Hidimba Temple
16DelhiAkshardham Temple
17Kedarnath Kedarnath ,Badrinath,Gangotri,Yamunotri
18Uttar Pradesh Dwarkadish Temple,Kashi Vishwanath Temple
19West BengalDakshineshwar kali ,Belur Math
20BiharMahabhodhi
21RajasthanDilwara temple
22Madhya PradeshMahakaleshwar Jyotirlingas,Omkareshwar temple,kandariya Mahadev temple,Khajuraho Group of Monuments
23Maharashtra Siddhivinayak Ganapati,Mahalaxmi temple,Shirdi sai baba temple,Bhimashankar Temple,Trimbakeshwar temple

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