Important Temples in India

“Art and Culture” is one of the most important topics asked in the General Studies and General Knowledge” Section of many competitive exams like UPSC CSE, State PCS, CDS, NDA, FSSAI, SSC, and Others. we are providing students important topics that are the favourite to most of the examiners while framing questions. “Important Temples in India” is a part of this series and in this post, we are providing students with comprehensive notes on this topic. Sources of our notes are different government portals like “cultural India“, “Incredible India“, “Ministry of Culture” for the latest updates and many competitive books like NIOS, IGNOU, NCERT, the National Museum site for pictures and Wikipedia for static parts.

Must learn Temples

Badrinath TempleUttarakhand
Lord Jagannathan TempleOdisha
Rameswaram TempleTamil Nadu
Dwarkadheesh TempleGujarat
Sukreswar TempleAssam
Angkor Wat TempleCambodia
PrambananJava (Indonesia)
Gomateshwara TempleKarnataka
Amarnath TempleJammu and Kashmir
Kamakhaya Devi TempleAssam
important temples in India Table 1

Sri Digambar Jain MandirDelhi
Swaminarayan Akshardham/Laxminarayan TempleDelhi
Ranakpur TempleRajasthan
Somnath Temple (Saurashtra)Gujarat
Sanchi StupaMadhya Pradesh
Khajuraho TempleMadhya Pradesh
Siddhivinayak TempleMaharashtra
Konark Temple (Black Pagodas/Sun Temple)Odisha
Brihadeshwara TempleTamil Nadu
Nataraja TempleTamil Nadu
important temples in India Table 2

Ramanathan Swami TempleTamil Nadu
Meenakshi TempleTamil Nadu
Kanchi Puram TempleTamil Nadu
Sripuram Golden TempleTamil Nadu
Tirupati BalajiAndhra Pradesh
Marundeeswarar TempleKarnataka
Virupaksha TempleKarnataka
Pashupatinath TempleNepal
Borobudur TempleIndonesia
Kedarnath TempleUttarakhand
important temples in India Table 3

Harmandir Sahib TempleAmritsar
Markandeshwar TempleHaryana
Hadimba TempleHimachal Pradesh
Birla MandirJaipur
Dilwada TempleRajasthan
Sabarimala TempleKerala
Vishwanath TempleKashi (UP)
Mahabodhi TempleBihar
Dakshineshwar Kali TempleKolkata
Belur math TempleKolkata
important temples in India Table 4

Kandariya Mahadeva TempleMadhya Pradesh
Lord Kalabhairaveshwara TempleKarnataka
Sri Dharmasthala Manjutheshwara TempleKarnataka
Ramappa MandirTelangana
Brahma TempleRajasthan
Vadakkunnathan TempleKerala
Lingaraja TempleBhubaneshwar (Odisha)
Mahabalipuram TempleTamil Nadu
Nellaiappar TempleTamil Nadu
Jambukeshwar TempleTamil Nadu
important temples in India Table 5

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