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This time we have come up with the list of Famous Temples of India and their respective locations. Important in exams like SSC CHSL & RRB NTPC, we hope that this compilation will help you fetch 2-3 marks in the exams. Download this Free PDF from the below link and get benefitted. Revise it several times in a week to ensure that you have memorized this list. You can also get a map of India and try to guess where each of these temples is. This method may help you to memorize the names of the temples. Let’s have a look at the list of Indian Temples.

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A Hindu temple is a symbolic house, seat and body of divinity. It is a structure designed to bring human beings and gods together, using symbolism to express the ideas and beliefs of Hinduism.

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TempleLocationRemarks
Venkateswara TempleTirupati,  Andhra PradeshIt is the richest temple in the world in terms of donations received and wealth.
Sri Bramarambha Mallikarjuna TempleSrisailam, Andhra Pradesh 
Kamakhya TempleGuwahati, AssamThe temple commemorates Hindu Goddess Sati in her aspect of Kamakhya Devi. It is regarded as one of the 51 Shakti Peethas. As per the legends, during the time of self-sacrifice, the genital organ (yoni) of Sati fell at this spot
Bodh GayaGaya,  BiharIt is an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Akshardham  (or) Swaminarayan AkshardhamNew DelhiThe temple was opened on 6 November 2005 by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
Lotus TempleNew Delhi 
Dwarkadhish Temple  Dwaraka, GujaratAlso known as the Jagat MandirHindu temple dedicated to the god Krishna
Somnath templePrabhas Patan, Saurashtra, GujaratLocated on the western coast of Gujarat. One of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva which are considered the manifestation of Lord Shiva.
Amarnath Temple  Jammu & Kashmir The Amarnath Cave has a special significance in the Hindu religion. As per legend, Lord Shiva had chosen this cave to describe the secrets of immortality and formation of the universe to Maa Parvati.
Vaishno DeviKatra,   Jammu and Kashmir 
Virupaksha TempleHampi, KarnatakaIt is an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sri Mookambika TempleKollur, Udupi District, Karnataka 
Murdeshwar TempleBhatkal Taluk, Karnataka 
Gommateshwara TempleShravanbelagola, Karnataka 
Padmanabhaswamy TempleThiruvananthapuram, Kerala 
Sri Ayyappa TempleSabarimala, Kerala 
Mahakaleshwar JyotirlingaUjjain, Madhya Pradesh 
OmkareshwarKhandwa,  Madhya Pradesh 
Khajuraho TempleChhatarpur, Madhya PradeshIt is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Siddhivinayak TempleMumbai, Maharashtra 
Mahalakshmi TempleKolhapur, Maharashtra 
Shri Saibaba SansthanShiridi, Maharashtra 
Trimbakeshwar Shiva TempleNashik, Maharashtra 
Bhimashankar TemplePune, Maharastra 
Jagannath TemplePuri, Odisha It is one of the Char Dham pilgrimage sites in India, and is also well-known for the annual chariot festival or Rath Yatra
Lingaraja TempleBhubaneswar, Odisha 
Konark Sun TempleKonark, Odisha A 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the Sun God, Shaped like a giant chariot, the temple is known for the exquisite stone carvings that cover the entire structure. It has been a World Heritage Site since 1984.
Golden TempleAmritsar, PunjabAlso known as Sri Harmandir Sahib or Sri Darbar Sahib
Meenakshi TempleMadurai, Tamil Nadu Historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River
Brihadeeswarar TempleThanjavur,  Tamil NaduThe temple turned 1000 years old. The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Ramanathaswamy TempleRameswaram, Tamil Nadu 
Kamakshi Amman TempleKanchi, Tamil Nadu 
Chilkur Balaji TempleChilkur Village, HyderabadIt is popularly known as “Visa Balaji Temple”
Sri Sita Ramachandraswamy templeBhadrachalam, Telangana 
Thousand Pillar TempleHanamakonda, Telangana Rudreshwara Swamy Temple is a historic Hindu temple
Badrinath TempleBadrinath, UttarakhandHindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu India. One of the four Char Dham
Kedarnath TempleKedarnath, UttarakhandHindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.Located on the Garhwal Himalayan range near the Mandakini river
Kashi Vishwanath TempleVaranasi,  Uttar PradeshFamous Hindu templ dedicated to Lord Shiva.Stands on the western bank of the holy river GangaOne of the twelve Jyotirlingas,
Bharat Mata MandirVaranasi,  Uttar PradeshThis temple is dedicated to Bharat Mata and claims to be the only one of its kind in the world, Varanasi.

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Some Famous Temples of the World

TempleCountryRemarks
Prambanan TempleIndonesiaBuilt in the 10th century, Prambanan is not one temple, but a compound consisting of 240 temples.
Gawdawpalin Temple MyanmarA Buddhist temple built in the 12th century
Temple Of Heaven BeijingThe Temple of Heaven is a complex of religious buildings dating from the 15th century. It is considered a Taoist temple.
Temple of Confucius ChinaBuilt in 479 BC, this is the original, the largest, and the most famous of all the Confucius temples
Mahabodhi Temple IndiaSometime around 530 BC a weary Siddhartha Gautama sat down under what was then called a peepul tree.
Temple of Hephaestus GreeceThe most amazing feature of this temple is the condition it’s in, which is close to when originally built, around 2,500 years ago.

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