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Religious Places in India

Ajmer, the city of the great Indian hero, Prithviraj Chauhan, is one of the well known historic cities across the nation. Its old name, Ajeyameri, or Ajaimeru, literally translated as an unconquerable mountain, came from the Aravali Mountains that surround it from all sides.


Alchi Monastery and village is situated 70 kilometers Northwest of Leh, a few kilometers off the road to Kargil. This important Buddhist monastery is famous for 11th century murals of Indo-Tibetan style. Unlike most of the monasteries in Ladakh situated atop hills, Alchi is situated on the plains.


Thousands of tourists visit Amritsar every day as it is the most important religious place for Sikhs. The magnificent Golden Temple at Amritsar, also known as Harmandir Sahib, is made out of pure gold. This great Gurudwara at Amritsar is a place where visitors from any religion instantly find peace and serenity.


Half a kilometer away from the great Ellora Caves lies Ghrishneshwar temple, one of the important religious places in India, the last of the temples that form the holy pilgrimage of Jyotirlinga. The temple was rejuvenated in 18th century by Queen Ahillyabai Holkar, a famous figure in Indian history,


Lamayuru is the oldest and the most interesting monastery of Ladakh, situated 125 kilometers from Leh. On the way to Leh from Srinagar, you come to this amazing region of dusty mountains with a bizarre but beautiful texture. Here, Lamayuru village is settled inside a small, bowl-shaped valley formed out of a badland area.


There are some places in the world that give you the tantalizing feeling of giving up your existing life and settling down there forever. Leh is one of those. A beautiful city, Leh is cradled amongst the high peaks of Himalayan Mountains. Its exceptional geographical placement – a surprising tableland in the middle,


Sanchi, located at an hour’s drive from Bhopal, hosts historically one of the most important monuments of India, the Great Stupa commissioned by Ashoka, the Great. Although the monument itself does not make a spectacular site as compared to some of the other monuments in India, and also does not attract hoards of tourists,


Shirdi, the town graced eternally by the great saint Sai Baba, is one of the most important religious places in India. Sai Baba, the great Yogi who brought closer Hinduism and Islam, imparted through his teachings the values such as morals, love, peace and forgiveness. Sai Baba is also remembered for the great miracles