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Churches and Synagogues of Kerala


Christ The King Church at Vettukadu, 14 km from Thiruvananthapuram, is famous for its annual feast in November.


Mosques and Shrines of Kerala


The Cheraman Juma Masjid, in Methala village, Kodunggallur Taluk is considered to be the earliest mosque in India. Know other mosques and shrines of Kerala.


Kerala Temples and Tourist Attractions


Kerala, also known as the God’s Own Country, has very distinct temple architecture all around. Know about the Kerala temple and tourist attractions.


Andhra Pradesh Temples and Tourist Places


The temples of Andhra Pradesh demonstrate the diverse style of Temple architecture. The Satvahanas, the Ikshvakus, the Chalukyas, the Rashtrakutas, the Kakatiyas, the Ganga Kings of Orissa.


Mosques and Shrines of Karnataka


One of the earliest mosques in India, Jumma Masjid of Bijapur was built by Adil Shah. It has a beautiful ‘mihrab’, covered by a heavy curtain.


Jain Shrines in Karnataka


Shravanabelagola, one of the oldest and the most important Jain pilgrim centre in India is 48 km from Hassan. This is the site of the massive 17 metre high monolithic status of Lord Gommateshwara (Bahubali).


Karnataka Temples and Tourist Places


Karnataka state abounds with temples that have been influenced by various dynasties: the Badami Chalukyas, the Rashtrakutas, the Kalyana Chalukyas, the Holysalas and the Vijaynagar Empire.


Punjab and Haryana Temples – Golden Temple


Punjab and Haryana demonstrates the best example of early Aryan civilization. In Kurukshetra, the epic battle of Mahabharat was fought and lord Krishna gave his advice to Arjuna.


Important Temples of Himachal Pradesh


Himachal Pradesh also known as the Land of the Snow overflows with exotic flowers, snow-capped peaks and green hills, gushing streams. Himachal Pradesh is enormously beautiful. It also consist several temples and Buddhist monasteries. Some Important Temples of Himachal Pradesh Mashobra, dedicated to lord Shiva, is a wooden temple and is 11 km from Shimla. […]


Jammu and Kashmir Important Temples


Jammu and Kashmir is home to several sacred shrines and pilgrim centres in India. Hindu Temples, Muslim Shrines, Sikh Gurudwaras and Buddhist Monasteries add to the cultural diversity of this beautiful state.