TOP 10 Most Famous Ancient Temples in India

Kashi Vishwanath

Location: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, it is one of the holiest temples of India. The temple was built by Ahilyabai in 1780.Image result for Kashi Vishwanath

Lord Jagannath Temple

Location: Puri, Odisha
Housing about 120 shrines in its huge structure, Lord Jagannath Temple is one of the oldest temples in India. It was reconstructed by Raja Chodaganga deba which was completed in the year 1161 AD.
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Venkateshwara Tirupati Balaji

Location: Andhra Pradesh
With around 40 million annual visitors, Tirupati Balaji deems as the most visited temple in India. It is also the second richest temple of the country. It was built under the rule of Krishnadeva Raya.Image result for venkateswara temple andhra pradesh

Vaishno Devi Temple

Location: Jammu
It is dedicated to Shakti and is the second most visited temple in the country with an annual footfall of around 8 million devotees.Related image

Somnath Temple

Location: Gujarat
Somnath Temple has been revered as the first jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva and it is said to have been built by the Moon God after Lord Shiva freed him from the curse of waning.Image result for Somnath Temple

Kamakhya Temple

Location: Assam
Dedicated to Goddess Kamakhya, this temple is one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas.Image result for Kamakhya Temple

Mahabodhi Temple Complex

Location: Bihar
This is the holy place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment and thus it stands as the most revered sites for the Buddhists. The first temple was built by Emperor Asoka in the 3rd century B.C., and the present temple dates from the 5th or 6th centuries.Image result for Mahabodhi Temple Complex

Siddhivinayak Temple

Location: Maharashtra
Built in the year 1801, Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai is a prominent temple of Lord Ganesha.Related image

Ramnathaswamy Temple

Location: Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu
Ramnathaswamy temple is the abode of Lord Shiva. It is also among the twelve jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva in the country.The temple was expanded during the 12th century by Pandya DynastyRelated image

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

Location: Maharashtra
It is the holy shrine of Sai Baba and the also the third richest temple of India.Image result for Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

 

 

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