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The most amazing temples in India

2020-04-27 04:39:23

India offers its tourists with breathtaking beauty scenes and is filled with vibrant cultures and traditions. South India is the most visited places by the tourist. This place consists of beautifully architect temples, which are the world most beautiful temples.

 

Tamil Nadu:

Tamil Nadu is famous for its temples. You can find a high literacy rate among the people of this state, and this city offers different amazing places to visit to its tourists. The different tour agencies from all over the world bring its tourists to visit this divine place.



Tamil Nadu is located in south India and is known as the land of magnificent temples.  The most famous temple in Tamil Nadu is Annamalaiyar Temple. Apart from this, there are many other fascinating temples located in this place, such as Meenakshi Temple, Rameshwaram Temple, Airavatesvara Temple, Birhadashwara Temple, Nellaiappar Temple, Shore Temple, Ramanatha Swamy Temple and many more. Many of these temples have also listed in a list of UNESCO world heritage sites.

The great temples located in Tamil Nadu not only attract the religious persons, but also the different tourist around the world. It is a great attraction for the people who want to visit historical and cultural places. The architecture of these temples offers a very magnificent view. Most of the temples showcase the Dravidian architecture.

Annamalaiyar Temple:

It is the most famous and the largest Temple in Tamil Nadu. Daily prayers are performed in this Temple for Lord Shiva. Thousands of people gather at this Temple during different religious ceremonies. The five elements, including land, fire, water and air are the prime natural elements known as Pancha Bhoota Stalas. This is one of the temples among those five temples of Pancha Bhoota Stalas, dedicated to Lord Shiva.

History

The history dates back to the 19th century, when huge gifts were given by the Chola King to this temple. After the downfall of the Mughal emperors, in 1760 the British captured this region. 

In 2002, the archaeological survey of India declared this temple as the heritage monument. The control of this Temple at that time was given to archaeological survey of India. Nowadays, the Hindu Religious and Endowment Board are controlling this temple.

The temple consists of a huge gopuram. The main entrance is through the eastern gopuram and it is 13 stories high and 66 meters tall. After you enter this temple, you will see a thousand pillared Mandapan with a huge water tank on the left.

If you are visiting India for the first time, you should visit this great historical place. You will not regret spending your time travelling to this city. This place not only offers great Temples to visit, but it also offers different recreational places, parks and wildlife for the tourists to enjoy. The city is rich with flora and fauna. The wildlife reserves, such as Vedanthangal Water Birds Sanctuary, Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, Mukurthi National Park , and Marine National Park of Tamil Nadu are the most ideal attractions of the tourists.

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