The 7 Most Beautiful Temples in India

There are thousands of temples in South India .Some even have unique features like musical steps. While it’s difficult to cherry-pick the most beautiful temples in the country, here are seven worth a closer look:

Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu

An annual month-long dance festival takes place in front of the temple from December to January. mahabalipuram.co.in

Khajuraho, Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh

खजुराहो मंदिर छतरपुर मध्यप्रदेश - YouTube

At one time thick vegetation took over the ruins, giving it an aura of the Lost City in The Jungle Book.

Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai - Photos, History, Timing ...

It was first built in the sixth century, then destroyed and rebuilt in the 16th century, but the grandeur of the temple’s 14 towers and its holy pond still remains. maduraimeenakshi.org

Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu

Rameshwaram Temple | Ramanathaswamy - History, Info, Timings, Photos

Hailed by worshippers as the “Varanasi of the South,” this temple, located on an island off the coast of South India, is dedicated to the god Shiva. 

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam, Tamil Nadu

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu

There are many relief sculptures and halls with Vishnu avatars; the complex had additions of towers in the 16th century, and is now the largest operational Hindu temple in the world, once topped by Angkor Wat in Cambodia. tamilnadu-tourism.in

Jambukeshwarar Temple, Tiruchi, Tamil Nadu

Jambukeswarar Temple - Thiruvanaikaval Thiruchirapalli - YouTube

Dedicated to Shiva, this 1,800-year-old temple represents the element of water (there is a perennial spring nearby and the myth is that it will never run dry).

Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

Brihadeeswara Temple- Thanjavur - Shiva Temple - Temples of India ...

This famous temple, dedicated to the Lord Shiva, is a gorgeous example of Tamil architecture, which is characterized by carved pillars and large gopuras or gatehouses that serve as entrances.

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