There is no wonder that India is called as the ‘Land of magnificent temples’. Among the religiously fanatic Indian hordes, there are innumerable Deities and therefore there are several options for tourists in India. Due to the cultural significance and splendid heritage of these temples, tourists of varied beliefs and religions visit the temple and pay respect to their gods.
Every year millions of tourists frequently visit these spiritual places owing to the religious importance they carry. Irrespective of their religion, pilgrims offer several things in the form of offerings and donations. It is not a bribe but a token of respect, belief and faith. Out of billions of temples interspersed across India, there are some most popular ones.
Below given list illustrates the top 5 Indian temples that get maximum daily devotees.
Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple popularly known as Tirupati temple, in Andhra Pradesh, is known to fulfill the wishes of all devotees, who visit the temple and pray to the Lord with a clear veracity. It is the most famous temple with maximum number of daily visitors. The per day visitor count at this temple is approximately 60,000 to 70000. Many renowned celebrities from diverse industry keep visiting this place. So choose either a Tirupati tour package from Chennai or a Chennai to Tirupati Car rental to reach this spiritual place.
Located in the city of Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, Shri Padmanabhaswamy temple attracts large number of tourists from all over the world. Padmanabhaswamy, the residing deity of the temple is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The discovery of hidden treasure of around 1,00,000 crore along with sacks filled with expensive diamonds, in the underground sepulchres of the shrine made it the richest temple in the country. The per day visitor count at this temple is around 50000- 55000.
Vaishno Devi Temple
Located in a cave in the Trikuta Mountain in Jammu and Kashmir, the Vaishno Devi temple is one of the most popular pilgrimages in India. Tourists in millions visit this shrine each year and pay offerings in cash and kind. The maximum number of pilgrims visiting this temple is limited to 30000-40000 per day. Pilgrimage to the temple of Mata Vaishno Devi is believed to bring overall prosperity and good health to the lives of devotees.
The most notable religious centre of the Sikh Community, Harmandir Sahib or Golden Temple attracts tourists for its fascinating golden colour and elite architectural beauty. A blend of Indo-European and Indo-Islamic touch lends the temple a divine aura. The awning of the temple is made of gold. It is projected that on an average around 40,000 pilgrims throng here in Golden Temple each day. The temple, because of its beautiful decorations with silver, gold and diamonds attracts tourists from all parts of the world.
- Jagannath Temple
The Jagannath Temple is located on the eastern coast of India, at Puri in Odisha. It is a sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Jagannath, the supreme saviour and solace of countless devotees around the world. More than 30,000 devotees throng the temple everyday and during festive season the pilgrims shoots upto 70,000 per day.
These temples in India are so famous that they act as a magnet force, in drawing the attention of the tourists. So let us take you on a spiritual tour either through a Chennai to Tirupati package or through a Chennai to Pondicherry Car Rental.