10 Interesting,Amazing and Mysterious Temples in India

10 Interesting,Amazing and Mysterious Temples in India

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India is known to be the origin of religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism.With over thousands of rich heritage, culture and traditions, India has many amazing temples with interesting facts about them.

Listed are few of them which would make you surprised.

1. Brihadeswara Temple,Thanjavur

Brihadeswara Temple,Thanjavur

Interesting temple in India

Brihadeswara Temple in Tamil Nadu is the first granite temple of the world. It was built in just five years during the 11th century.The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the “Great Living Chola Temples”

2. Golden Temple,Amritsar

golden temple

Interesting temple in India

The Golden Temple’s entire top is made of pure gold.Temple administration feeds up to 100,000 people a day for free.Irrespective of caste, status, wealth or creed, symbolizing the central Sikh faith to equality,all people need to dine together in floor.

3. Karni Mata Temple,Rajasthan

rat temple

Amazing temple in India

Karni Mata Temple in Rajasthan is home to thousands of rats which are called as kabbas, the pilgrims consider the holy rats to be their ancestors and worship.The temple has attracted many and is called as rat temple.

4. Padmanabhaswamy Temple,Kerala

Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Mysterious Temple in India

Padmanabhaswamy Temple is the richest temple in the world.It has treasure of SIX VAULTS where 4 are opened and valued as $2 billion and 2 vaults are yet to be opened which is estimated as $700 billion.

5.Venkateswara Temple,Tirupati

Interesting temple in India

Tirupati balaji temple is the most visited temple in India.The temple gets nearly 50,000 daily visitors and annually 40 million visitors.

6. Konark Sun Temple,Odisha

Konark Sun Temple

Amazing temple in India

Konark Sun Temple is a 13th century temple.Temple was designed in
the form of a chariot mounted on 24 wheels.the spokes of the wheels
create a sundial. Konark Sun Temple is part of UNESCO’s World Heritage Site.

7. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple,Trichy

 Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

Interesting temple in India

Sri Ranganathaswamy(Srirangam) Temple is the largest temple in India.The temple occupies an area of 156 acres. Srirangam temple is also listed as the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world.

8. Kailasa Temple,Maharashtra

Kailasa Temple

Mysterious temple in India

Kailasa is the Largest single rock cut ancient temple.It is considered as the world’s largest Monolithic structure.It was built in only 18 years.The temple was not able to be destroyed.

9. Khajuraho Temple,Chhatarpur

Khajuraho

Amazing temple in India

Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculptures.The Archaeological Survey in India has ranked Khajuraho monuments as the best preserved monuments of antiquity.

10. Veerabhadra Temple,Lepakshi

Veerabhadra Temple

Mysterious temple in India

The Veerabhadra temple in Lepakshi is famous for their hanging pillars and huge footprint in the temple floor,which is believed to be of
Goddess Sita.

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Very Interesting post