Archive for the ‘Temples’ Category

Churches and Synagogues of Kerala

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

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.