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Holy Places In India - Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram, Kanchi is a municipal area of ​​the Tamil Nadu state of India. It is a city of temples. It is also the headquarters of Kanchipuram district. It was also formerly known as Kanchi or Kachiampathi. Kanchi means (Brahma), Aanchi means (worship) and Puram means (city) i.e. the holy place that worships Brahma. Perhaps this is why many temples of Vishnu have been established here, due to which it is named. It is situated on the banks of the Palar River, and is famous for its silk saris and temples. Kanchipuram located in northern Tamil Nadu is considered one of the seven holiest cities in India. This sacred pilgrimage place of Hindus is known as the city of thousand temples. Even today 126 magnificent temples can be seen in and around Kanchipuram. The city is located 45 miles southwest of Chennai on the banks of the river Vegwati. Kanchipuram was the capital of the ancient Chola and Pallava kings. TOURIST PLACES IN KANCHIPURAM  KAILASHNATH TEMPLE     Located in the west direction

Holy Places In India - Madurai

Madurai is the second largest city of Tamil Nadu located on the banks of the Vaigai River. This holy city is believed to be the oldest in India. It is surrounded by the Sirumalai hills in the north and the Nagamalai hills in the south. The city gets its name from the word ‘Madhura’ which means sweetness. It is known by many other names, such as 'City of Four Junctions', 'Athens of the East', 'City of Festivals', 'Lotus City' and 'Sleeveless City', as each of these names is in the rough of the city Refers to the portion. It is a major pilgrimage center as it has many ancient temples, which attract crowds of tourists throughout the year. TOURIST PLACES IN MADURAI MEENAKSHI AMMAN TEMPLE  The historic Meenakshi Amman Temple is located on the southern bank of the Madurai River in Tamil Nadu. Built between the years 1623 and 1655, the amazing architecture of this place is globally famous. The Meenakshi Temple is mainly dedicated to Parvati, better know

Holy Places In India - Tawang

Tawang is a tourist destination located in the northwestern region of the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India and bordering Bhutan. Explain that Tawang is located at an altitude of 2669 meters above sea level. The Tawang tourist destination is also known as the birthplace of the Dalai Lama. There are many attractive monasteries in Tawang, which are of great importance to Buddhist monks. Tawang is a land of religious importance which has become a favorite place of tourists due to its natural beauty and sacred sites. Tourists come from far away to roam here. From the pages of Tawang's history, we find that information about the origin of Tawang is unclear. Tawang used to be an important part of the Tibetan state during the medieval period. The place has been ruled by the local tribal rulers here. Explain that in 1873 the British government declared this area off-limits. Ever since India attained independence in 1947, the region remained the subject of disputes between Ind

Holy Places In India - Pushkar

Located in Ajmer district of Rajasthan, Pushkar city is one of the major tourist destinations in Rajasthan and the city is also known as the 'Gulab Udyan'. Pushkar is also called the city of culture and wisdom. The only temple of Godfather Brahma is built in Pushkar. This place is one of the ultimate pilgrimages for followers of Hinduism to attain divine spiritual bliss. Pushkar city of Rajasthan is considered to be one of the oldest cities in India and the city is famous for the Pushkar Camel Fair held here, which is celebrated with great pomp in the month of November in the year. The beautiful city of Rajasthan, Pushkar, has more than 50 ghats. Taking a dip in the water here during Pushkar's visit has a special significance, especially during the full moon evening. TOURIST PLACES IN PUSHKAR PUSHKAR LAKE Pushkar Lake, situated between the Aravalli ranges, is one of the famous and popular tourist destinations of Pushkar. The place is surrounded by 52 bathi

Holy Places In India - Konark Sun Temple

Konark Sun Temple is reputed in the city of Konark, 35 km northeast of Jagannath Puri in the state of Orissa in India. It is one of the few Sun temples of India. The spirit of this temple is described by the excellent Nakasi done on the stones here. The Sun Temple of Konark has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1984.Based on Brahmin beliefs, this temple was constructed in the 13th century by King Narasimhadeva I (1238–1250 CE) of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty and was dedicated to the sun god Surya. According to mythology, Lord Krishna's son Samba suffered from leprosy due to his father's curse. Samba did penance for 12 years at Konark at the ocean confluence of the Chandrabhaga River at Mitravan and pleased the Sun God, which cured his illness. To thank him, he decided to build a temple in honor of Surya. The next day while bathing in the river, he found a statue of God, which was taken out of Sun's body by Vishwakarma. Samba installed this pictu