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Almost 80% of India’s population are Hinduism and other major religions in India are Sikhism, Jainism, Christianity, Buddhism and Islam.

The most famous religious places in India for hinduism include the Char Dham, Vaishno Devi, Tirupati Balaji. Puri, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri, Gangotri, Dwarka and Rameswaram, Haridwar and Varanasi are famous religious places in India since the ancient times.

Shirdi, Vrindavan, Ajmer are also known for religious tourism in India.

Some Of The Religious Places In India

1. Madurai

Madurai is an energetic, ancient city on the Vaigai River in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.Covered in bright carvings of Hindu gods.Millions attend the processions and ceremonies of April’s Chithirai Festival celebrating Meenakshi and Lord Vishnu.

Known for: Meenakshi Temple, is dedicated to Goddess Meenakshi, who was another form of Goddess Parvati.

2. Shirdi

Shirdi is a town in the state of Maharashtra, It’s known as the former home of revered spiritual leader Sai Baba. Devotees gather daily at the Sai Baba Temple complex to honor his legacy. The Samadhi Mandir shrine has an ornate marble statue of Sai Baba, alongside his tomb.

Known for: Dedicated to Sai Baba, who is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva.

3. Vaishno Devi

Vaishno Devi is widely popular all over India and remains very crowded. It is marvelously high at the altitude of 5300 ft and people go with their families and relatives quite regularly. They don’t mind they long uphill walk, when their faith is higher than it.

Known for: It is believed that Mata Vaishno Devi viewed the fight of Lord Rama and Ravana and prayed for the victory of Lord Rama.

4. Tirupati

Tirupati is a city in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Its Sri Venkateswara Temple sits atop one of the the 7 peaks of Tirumala Hills, attracting scores of Hindu pilgrims. Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park with lions and primates. Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Known for: Being India’s Richest Pilgrimage

5. Ramanathapuram

Ramanathapuram, also known as Ramnad,This city is famous for being one of the holiest places in India an has various pilgrimage sites. It is one of the Char Dhams of India which has been known to be the four holiest places for Hindu religion.

Known for: It has the longest corridor, in comparison to all Hindu temples in India.

6. Puri

Puri is one of the Char Dhams of Hindu. The devotees worship the three idols Jagannath, Balabhadra, and Subhadra. These idols are constructed using Daru Brahma, which is a kind of wood.

Known for: One of the most sacred pilgrimage places for Hindus.

7. Trivandrum

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple situated in Thiruvananthapuram is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is one of the most amazing pilgrimage sites in India. Also widely popular for being the principal worship place of Lord Vishnu.

Known for: One of the richest Hindu temples in India.

8. Kedarnath

Kedarnath is a holy Hindu town located in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand in India. It is one of the Char Dhams located in the Himalayas.

Known for: It was built by Pandavas and then again revived by the saint Adi Shankaracharya