Names of famous temples of India and their locations:

What is the temple called?

The places of worship of Hindus and Jains are called temples. It is a fixed place or place of worship for worship and worship. That is, the place where meditation or contemplation is done for some adorable deity or worship is done by placing idols etc. there, it is called temple.

The literal meaning of the temple is 'home'. In fact, the correct words are 'Devmandir', 'Shiva Mandir', 'Kalimandir' etc. Let us know the important general knowledge information about the names of the most famous temples of India and their location.

List of famous temples of India:

Temple Name City/State Name
Akshardham Temple Pandav Nagar, New Delhi
Kedarnath Temple Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand
Shree Siddhivinayak Temple Mumbai, Maharashtra
Prem Mandir Vrindavan (Mathura), Uttar Pradesh
Gangotri Temple Uttarakhand
Kashi Vishwanath Temple Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Rameshwaram Shrine Tamil Nadu
Chennakeshava Temple Belur, Karnataka
Sun Temple Konark (Orissa)
Brihadeshwara Temple Tanjore, Tamil Nadu
Gangeikondacholieswaram Temple Tamil Nadu
Airavatesvara Temple Darasuram, Tamil Nadu
Padmanabhaswamy Temple Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Hazara Ram Temple Hampi, Karnataka
Virupaksha Temple Pattakala, Karnataka
Golden Temple Amritsar, Punjab
Jagannath Temple Puri, Orissa
Kailash Temple Ellora, Maharashtra
Mahabaleshwar Temple Maharashtra
Meenakshi Temple Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Shore Temple Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu
Somnath Temple Saurashtra, Gujarat
Tirupati Temple Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh
Sabarimala Temple Pathanamthitta, Kerala
Dilwara Jain Temple Mount Abu, Rajasthan
Kamakhya Temple Guwahati, Assam
Zeshtha Devi Temple Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Badrinath Temple Badrinath, Uttarakhand
Yamunotri Temple Uttarakhand
Banke Bihari Temple Vrindavan (Mathura), Uttar Pradesh
Amarnath Temple Jammu and Kashmir
Rajarani Temple Orissa, Bhubaneshwar
Jwalamukhi Temple Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
Naina Devi Temple Nainital, Uttarakhand
Shri Digambar Jain Mandir Chandni Chowk, Delhi
Golden Temple Sripuram Vellore, Tamil Nadu
Kalkaji Temple Kalkaji, New Delhi
Yogmaya Temple Mehrauli, New Delhi
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
Sai Baba Temple Shirdi, Maharashtra
Chhatarpur Temple Mehrauli, New Delhi
Mahabodhi Temple Bodh Gaya, Bihar
ISKCON Temple Kailash Nagar, New Delhi
Chidambaram Temple Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu
Kamal Mandir New Delhi
Birla Mandir Connaught Place, New Delhi

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The Sun Temple at Konark in Orissa was built by King Narasimhadeva in the 13th century. This temple is known all over the world for its distinctive shape and craftsmanship. The Konark Sun Temple is depicted on the reverse of the Indian 10 rupee note to signify its importance to Indian cultural heritage.

The Brihadeeswarar temple was built between 1003-1010 AD by the first Chola ruler, Rajaraja Chola. It is also named as Rajarajeshwar Temple after his name. It was counted among the world's largest structures of its time.

The Mahabalipuram Temple, also known as the Rajarajeswara Temple, was built by the Chola ruler Rajarajeswara. This temple is located in the state of Tamil Nadu, India and is found in the city of Mahabalipuram. The Rajarajeshwara Temple was built in the 11th century.

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