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Famous Temples in India That Are Must Visit

India is big country and also have fantastic destinations to go. Our PM Narendra Modi also said to travel to new places so that revenue of India increases. Also people can get employment if tourism sector grow. So We are here with a big list of Hindu Temples/Mandir from different parts of India.

Jageshwar Mahadev

Tarun Jageshwar is one of the principal temples situated in the temple premises. The temple has two dwarapalas (door guardians) in the form of the armed Nandi and Skandi.

Jag Mandir

Amid the picturesque artificial lake of Kishore Sagar constructed in 1346 A.D. by Prince Dheer Deh of Bundi, stands the enchanting little palace of Jag Mandir.


The ISKCON Temple located in the east of Kailash, New Delhi is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha. The ISKCON Temple is run by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, also known as the Hare Krishna movement.

Har Ki Pauri

Since time immemorial, Haridwar has been one of the most revered ancient pilgrimage centers in India. The major landmark of the holy city of Haridwar is Har Ki Pauri - the famous ghat on the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar in Uttarakhand state in India.

Hanuman Mandir

Nestled in the heart of Connaught Place in New Delhi, the Hanuman temple is one of the five main temples believed to be built since the days of Mahabharata. Famously known as the Pracheen Hanuman Temple, it is one of the main attractions not only for devotees but for tourists alike.

Gopinath Temple, Gopeshwar

Gopeshwar town in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand is known for being the holy abode to Gopinath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. As many as 24 doors leading to the main sanctum sanctorum of the temple distinguishes it from other temples of the region.

Golden Temple, Amritsar

Sri Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple, literally means "the House of God”. The shrine consists of Darbar Sahib, which is surrounded by the Holy Tank (Amrit Sarovar). It was constructed under the aegis of Guru Arjan Dev Ji, the Fifth Sikh Guru. He wanted to build a common place of worship for the Sikhs, providing a common platform where all the Sikhs could gather and offer prayer to the Almighty.

Gita Temple, Mathura

The magnificent Gita mandir was built by Birla; one of the leading industrial powers of India .The excellent architecture of the temple and its peaceful and devotional atmosphere attracts tourists from all over India. It becomes more special as the entire bhagavad gita is inscribed on the temple.

Garjia Devi Temple

The Garjia Devi temple is situated over a large rock in the mid of Kosi river and holds a great importance among locals. A large fair is organized on kartik purnima (November-December) which attracts thousands of devotees.

Gangotri Temple

Gangotri Temple is the highest temple of Goddess Ganga and one of the four dhams of Uttarakhand state. Gangotri is situated at an altitude of 3,048mts above sea level.

Ganga Temple Garhmukteshwar

Mini Banaras is what Garhmukteshwar is known as. On the banks of the holy river of Ganga in Garh Mukteshwar is situated Ganga Temple. It is the most visited temple in the region amongst the travelers.

Dwarikadheesh Temple, Mathura

One of the most visited temple built by Seth Gokuldas Parikh in 1814, known for its excellent work of art, carvings and paintings.

Duryodhana Temple

The Duryodhana Temple is located in Jakhol Village in the Tons Valley in Uttarkashi District. The temple is dedicated to the Kauravas and is believed to have been constructed by the local people of Saur Village.

Dudheshwar Nath Temple, Ghaziabad

Shri Dudheshwar Nath Mahadev Math Mandir is a very popular local temple. It owes its name to a strange legend. It is said that long ago a cow released her own milk into a hole dug by her.

Doodhadhari Barfani Temple, Haridwar

Located on one of the largest landscaped grounds of the region, the Doodhadhari Barfani Temple is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Haridwar. Known as a beautiful shrine to the Hindu gods and goddesses that are believed to reside in the temple, the Doodhadhari Barfani Temple is as famous for its architecture and beautiful construction as it is for its sanctity.

Dilwara Temple, Mount Abu

Mount Abu is a centre of Jain pilgrimage and you will find one of the greatest achievements of the temple builder’s art here - the Dilwara temples, which were built between the 11th and 13th century. The carving in marble has an impressive degree of subtlety and complexity, delicacy and intricate details.

Dhwaj Temple, Pithoragarh

At an altitude of 2,100 m, this Dhwaj temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Jayanti. It is located at a point, which offers a scenic view of the valley and the hills around and the snow-capped peaks. Distance is 21 km by bus and 5 km trek.

Devi Temple, Panipat

Known for its unique architecture and ancient sculptures, the temple is dedicated to local Goddess. With all the facilities, the temple is a popular pilgrimage destination among the tourists. One can also visit Shiva temple nearby.

Devi Maha Maya Temple, Modinagar

Devi Maha Maya Temple situated in Sikri Khurd is a very ancient temple and has a great religious importance for the followers of Hindu religion.

Dev Somnath, Dungarpur

On the banks of Som river there is an old and a beautiful Shiva Temple called Dev Somnath built in the 12th century. Built of white stone the temple has imposing turrets and one can see the sky from within the temple. Though there is a perfect adaptation of parts in the masonry, yet it gives the impression that individual stones are crumbling.

Dau Temple, Palwal

An ancient temple of Lord Balaram, who was the elder brother of Lord Krishna. It is magnificently decorated with beautiful carvings and paintings that narrate the story of how Lord Balaram killed demon Palwasur.

Daksha Mahadev Temple, Haridwar

Daksheshwar Mahadev Temple Kankhal is the most famous temple and is one of the identity markers of the holy city of Haridwar. The Hindu temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Chitai Temple, Almora

The Chitai temple is dedicated to Golu Devta, the most prominent deity of Kumaon.

Chintapurani Mata Mandir, Sonipat

Maa Chintpurni is a major pilgrimage center for the people of Sonipat and the nearby regions. Devotees visit the temple mainly in Navratras.

Chattarpur Temple

Nestled in the fascinating surroundings of the historical Mehrauli Area of South Delhi, Shri Adhya Katyani Shakti Peeth Mandir or Chhatarpur Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Katyayani.