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Top 10 Temples You Must Visit in India By Train

by Pravin kumar Real Estate Property

Have you ever been on a train and thought to yourself, "I would love to visit that temple but I can't because it's out of the way?" Well, fear not! If you're planning a trip to India, there are many temples located along major train routes. With the help of our listicle you'll have no problem finding your next spiritual destination.

 

Top 10 Temples in India:

 

India is home to a plethora of magnificent temples. India is a land of vast culture, traditional art and architecture. Millions of tourists visit India every year to appreciate its rich heritage. The Indian railways have made travel to these temples so convenient that some can be visited on the same day. Some of the best temples to visit in India include :-

 

1) Shiva Temple at Ujjain,

2) Jagannath Temple in Puri,

3) Ram Temple in Rameshwaram,

4) Brihadiswara Temple in Thanjavur.

5) The Kailash Temple.

6) The Konark Sun Temple 

7) The Mahabaleshwar Temple 

8) The Ek Chakra Brahma Temple

9) Jagannath Temple  

10) Somnath Mandir  

 

For those who want to experience it for themselves, there are many temples in India that can be visited by train.

 

The Kailash Temple:

 

The Kailash Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the God Shiva located in the Himalayas of Tibet, northern India, and Nepal. It was believed that Lord Shiva once appeared at the spot where a snow leopard had killed a demon called Kala.  The Kailash Temple is the most sacred temple in India. It is an important spiritual center located on the banks of Lake Manasarovar in Tibet. Since ancient times, pilgrims and pilgrims have visited this holy place to worship Lord Shiva.

 

The Konark Sun Temple:

 

The Konark Sun Temple is dedicated to Lord Surya the sun god. It was built by King Bhaskaravarman I in the 12th century and it is still a revered site in India. The temple is famous for its intricate carvings of gods, sages, and animals. In addition, it’s also popularly known as the “Temple of Million Lights,” because of the 2 million lights that are kept on throughout the year.

 

The Mahabaleshwar Temple:

 

Mahabaleshwar Temple is a Hindu temple in Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra. The temple has a large square outer wall, enclosing a courtyard and a series of small shrines. As India is home to some of the most ancient and culturally rich temples in the world, it is not difficult to find one that will strike your heart. One such temple that is worth visiting while in India is the Mahabaleshwar Temple. The temple is located on the banks of River Godavari and its stunning architecture was influenced by Rajput architecture.

 

The Ek Chakra Brahma Temple:

 

The Ek Chakra Brahma Temple is situated near Haridwar, Uttarakhand in India. You can reach the temple via train by getting off at Haridwar railway station. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is said to be one of the most important Hindu temples as it houses a Shiv Lingam which draws devotees from every corner of India. This temple also has 60 small shrines that are covered with gold, silver, black stone, marble with five layered flowers on top of each shrine. There are four separate doors to the temple that lead to four different Vishnu temples where devotees can enter and take a holy bath in the Ganga river before visiting this temple.

 

Jagannath Temple:

 

The Jagannath Temple is one of the most important places to visit in India. It was built in the 12th century by the king of Puri. The main temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath, a form of deity that represents the god Vishnu. It also houses Sita, Lord Balabhadra and his brother Lord Krishna. The temple has five stories and is made up of white stone and wood. Jagannath Temple is one of the most important Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Jagannath in Puri, Odisha, India.

 

The Varadharaja Perumal Temple at Thirukoilur:

 

This temple is a must visit because of its architecture and the divine love stories carved on stones. The temple was built by the Pandya King Sriman Narasimha Varadharaja Perumal in the 13th century and was completed during his lifetime. One of the most famous temples in India, Varadharaja Perumal Temple is located in a mountain village on the banks of the Cauvery River.

 

Somnath Mandir:

 

The Somnath Mandir is the largest and one of the most important temples in India. It is located on the shore of the Gulf of Khambhat, about 85 miles from the state capital Ahmadabad. The temple dates back to 12th century, making it one of the oldest Hindu temples in existence. Devotees believe that Lord Shiva's third eye is located at this site; as such this temple attracts a large number of pilgrims who wish for spiritual enlightenment and a chance to see Lord Shiva.

 

Rameshwaram:

 

Rameshwaram is one of the most visited Indian temple towns, which offers a spiritual experience. The city stands on an island in the waters of Gulf of Mannar and is easily accessible by domestic trains. It was built in the 10th century and is known for its magnificent Ramanama temple. Rameshwaram is one of the most famous temples in India. It is said to be the birthplace of Rama, an incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu. The temple has a lot of mythological significance and many visitors come to see the temple for its historical importance.

 

 Tirupati:

 

Tirupati is a very famous place to visit in India because it's the home of Lord Balaji, one of the most important gods among Hindus. Tirupati is also known as "Sri Venkateswara." The temple has many statues on its premises and houses the world's richest temple, which is worth $25 billion.

 

Visiting these temples via Indian Railway you can order food on train through ZOOP App or by www.zoopindia.com


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