Beautiful Temples in India

Jain Temple

The Jain temple in Mumbai attracts people with different interests; it is therefore very necessary to understand your own motive for visiting this astonishing place. The first aspect is of course purely religious. This is counted as one of the prime destinations of religious tourism in India. However, the non-Jain section of the population finds the architectural beauty and uniqueness of the place priceless. Some also view the place as a great tourist attraction and an example of the History of ...

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

The Sai Baba temple is situated at Mylapore, Known as All India Sai Baba Samaj. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shirdi Sai. This temple was built to coinmomerate the memory of Shirdi Sai Baba. This Saint born in Shirdi as a Hindu was brought by a muslim Fakir (Devotee) and became an exponent of Sufism. He too performed Sithu (Miracles) like his mentor. Part of the jothi (Flame) lit by him in Shirdi is here as well. The temple also has shrines dedicated to Lord Krishna and Lord Ram, the two inca...

Luz Church-Our Lady of Light

Church of Our Lady of Light, popularly known as Luz Church, is located in a tiny corner of Mylapore, in Chennai. The church, built by Franciscan missionaries from Portugal in honor of Mother Mary in 1516, is commonly known as Kaatu Kovil (Church located in a forest) amongst the local people. It is the first church built in honor of Our Lady of Light and is believed to be the oldest church in Chennai. The church, over the years had withstood the vagaries of time and human misadventures: it was da...

Santhome Cathedral Basilica

Santhome at the southern end of the Marina gets its name from St. Thomas, the apostle of Jesus who is believed to have come to India sometime during 52 A. D. It is believed he was killed on St. Thomas Mount just outside the city in 78 AD and his remains interred in Santhome beach where a church was later built. Several years later, another church was built further inland and his mortal remains were transferred here. Chennai's newest pride is the Tidel Park, the home for the Information Technolog...

Akshardham Temple

Delhi Akshardham Temple, also known as BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, is an exquisite Hindu temple complex, situated in New Delhi, Delhi, India. Built on the banks of the River Yamuna adjacent to the 2010 Commonwealth Games village, Akshardham Temple complex depicts traditional Indian and Hindu culture and ancient architecture. Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple complex consists of the Swaminarayan Temple of the main monument, exhibition halls, an IMAX theatre and a Musical Fountain, bounded b...

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