5. Venkateshwara Tirupati Balaji in Andhra Pradesh
Considered as the second richest pilgrimage center after Sree Pdmabhaswamy Temple, Tirupati Balaji is the largest visited temple in India with its annual visitors touching 40 million.
Built in Dravidian architectural style, the temple was built during the reign of Krishnadeva Raya. During special occasions such as Ram Navami, Janmashtami and Brahmotsavam, the number of pilgrims coming to the temple can mount up to 5, 00,000 per day.
6. Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Situated in the Madurai district of Tamil Nadu, Meenakshi Sundareshwar Temple is a historic Hindu temple dedicated to the Goddess Meenakshi (Parvati) and her consort Sundareshwar (Lord Shiva).
The temple structure is a foremost example of Dravidian style and houses 14 gopurams which are painted in bright colors and bejeweled with figures of animals, gods and demons.
7. Siddhivinayak Temple in Maharashtra
8. Akshardham TempleOne of the most prominent and famous temples of Lord Ganesh, Shree Siddhivinayak Temple is counted among the most revered temples of India Tour. The temple was built by Vithu and Deubai Patil in the year 1801 and the current generation of Patil family stays in its vicinity.
The sanctum sanctorum for devotees of elephant deity Ganesh, Siddhivinayak Temple boasts of a small Mandapam where the main idol of Siddhivinayak is enshrined. The wooden doors of this temple are carved with the images of Ashtavinayaka and the inner roof is plated with gold.
Akshardham or the Swaminarayan Temple is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi. This magnificent temple complex displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture.
The idea of Akshardham Temple Complex was conceived and developed by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual head of the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha.
During the construction of this temple, around 3,000 volunteers of Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha helped 7,000 artisans construct Akshardham. This temple id visited by 70% of all tourists who visit Delhi making it one of the most popular tourist destinations in Delhi.
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