Temples have played a significant role in Indian society for many years. These temples evolved into having tremendous power as the focus of Indian religious life. The temples’ function expanded beyond simply meeting people’s religious requirements.
Famous Temples of India – List
|Nilachal Hill, Guwahati
|Kamakhya Devi is revered as the ‘Bleeding Goddess‘
|Konark Sun Temple
|Konark, Puri district
|A UNESCO World Heritage site. Famous for its unique architecture
|Famous for its annual Ratha Yatra, or chariot festival
|Old Town, Bhubaneswar
|Dedicated to Goddess Parvati
|The complete golden dome of the Golden Temple is its prominent feature.
|Bahapur, Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Kalkaji
|Unique by its flower- like structure
|Mount Abu, Sirohi
|The Dilwara temple is dedicated to Jain Tirthankaras, It is famous for magnificent architectural design and superb stone carving.
|Also known as the ‘Taj Mahal of the South. This is famous for the huge sculpture of the Nataraja, which is built on a silver altar.
|The Nataraja Temple complex is embedded inside four prakarams
|Temple does not cast a shadow at noon Dedicated to Shiva
|River Rd, Hampi
|The Virupaksha Temple was built by the Chalukyas during the 7th century It had been considered the most sacred sanctuary over the centuries. 
|A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Primarily noted for their erotic sculptures.
|Sanchi Town, Raisen district
|It was originally commissioned by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka the Great in the 3rd century BCE.
|It is the most visited pilgrimage center in India, famous for its landmark temples, mostly dedicated to the incarnations of Lord Vishnu.
|Vaishno Devi Temple
|Jammu and Kashmir
|It is believed that this cave preserves the body of Bhairo Nath whom the Goddess killed with her Trishul (Trident).
|Jammu and Kashmir
|Lord Shiva had chosen this cave to describe the secrets of immortality and the formation of the universe to Maa Parvati.
|Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu
|It is the highest temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga.
|Yamunotri temple has a shrine dedicated to the goddess.
|Kedarnath temple shrine is situated at a high altitude and constructed there by the Pandavas of Mahabharata
|It marks the most important event in the life of Lord Buddha
|Kashi Vishwanath Temple
|Kashi Vishwanath is famous because of the Shiva Jyotirlinga that is present there. It is one of the 12 most famous jyotirlingas in the country.
|The site of Somnath has been a pilgrimage site since ancient times on account of being a Triveni Sangam (the confluence of three rivers: Kapila, Hiran and Saraswati).
|The deity of Ganesha is worshipped.
|It is one of the Sapta Puri, the seven holy cities of India.
|Sabarimala is believed to be the place where Lord Ayyappa meditated after killing the powerful demoness, Mahishi.
|Venkateshwara Temple is the most revered and celebrated temple of Tirupati having tourists and pilgrims flooding in all year long. 
|Mandir built from intricately carved sandstone and marble
|Sai Baba Temple
|dedicated to Sai Baba who is considered to be one of the most renowned saints.
|Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva
|Across the world, the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is renowned for its beauty and grandeur. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu,
|A famous temple to the goddess Jwalamukhi, the deity of the flaming face.
|It has the unique distinction of being the foremost among the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to the god Vishnu.
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