Important Ancient Temples in India

Important Ancient Temples in India

Static GK being an integral part of exam, we are providing you the list of important emples that might appear in any of the upcoming exams such as SSC CGL, IBPS, RRB NTPC etc.

1. Mahabalipuram Temple

  • Location‎: Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu
  • Date built: 700–728
  • Creator: Narasimhavarman II, Pallava dynasty

2. Meenakshi temple

  • Location‎: Madurai, Tamil Nadu

3. Brihadeeswarar Temple

  • Location‎: Membalam Rd, Balaganapathy Nagar, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
  • Date built: Between 1003 and 1010 AD
  • Built by: Raja Raja Chola I

4. Kanchipuram Temple

  • Location‎: Tamil Nadu

5. Tirupathi Temple

  • Location‎: Andhra Pradesh

6. Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

  • Location‎: ‎Thiruvananthapuram, ‎Kerala

7. Shabarimala ayyappa temple

  • Location‎: ‎Pathanamthitta, ‎Kerala

8. Gomateshwra Temple

  • Location‎: Shravanbelagola, Hassan district, Karnataka

9. Virupaksha Temple

  • Location‎: ‎‎Hampi, Karnataka
  • Creator: Chalukyas
  • Date built: 7th century

10. Golden temple

  • Location‎: ‎‎Amritsar, Punjab
  • Construction started: December 1581
  • Founder: Guru Ram Das

11. Somnath temple

  • Location‎: Gir, Gujarat
  • Date built: 1951 (present structure)

12. Siddhivinayak Temple

  • Location‎: Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Date built: 19 November 1801
  • Creator: Laxman Vithu & Deubai Patil

13. Mahabodhi Temple

  • Location‎: Bodhgaya, Bihar
  • Opened: 260 BC
  • Built by: Ashoka

14. Markandeshwar Temple

  • Location‎: Kurukshetra district, Haryana

15. Konark Sun Temple

  • Location‎: Konark, Odisha
  • Date built: about 1250 CE
  • Built by: Narasimhadeva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty

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