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National Tourism Day: Ten most amazing temples in India that you cannot afford to miss

India has a number of heritage sites that are thousands of years old!

National Tourism Day: Ten most amazing temples in India that you cannot afford to miss
The circular gallery around the Chausath Yogini Temple. Pic courtesy: Thinkstock image.

Blessed with a number of heritage monuments that display the incredible craftsmanship of ancient Indians, India is home to a host of architectural marvels that mesmerize tourists from across the globe.

A number of these heritage sites are thousands of years old! And interestingly, even till date, they stand tall with pride to boast of their solid foundation that haven’t let torrid times uproot their existence.

They shall remind the future generations that “old will always remain gold” and no modern infrastructure or equipment is competent enough in reproducing anything that may resemble any of these skilfully crafted monuments.

Khajuraho’s group of monuments, the Chausath Yogini Temple complex, the ancient Orccha township in Madhya Pradesh; the Brihadeeshwara Temple or the Tanjavur Periya Kovil in Tamil Nadu, the temples in the ancient kingdom of Hampi and the Badami Cave temples in Karnataka; the Konark Temple in Odissha, the Tungnath and the Kedarnath Temples in Uttarakhand are fine specimens of exemplary art.

Take a look at the architectural geniuses here:

Khandariya Mahadev Temple, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Khandariya Mahadev Temple, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Orchha in Madhya Pradesh 

 

Chausath Yogini Temple, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Konark Sun Temple, Odisha

 

Hampi, Karnataka
Badami Cave Temple, Karnataka

 

Brihadeeshwara Temple, Tamil Nadu
Kedarnath, Uttarakhand
Tungnath Temple - Highest Shiva Temple in the world - Uttarakhand

 

Sun Temple and Step-well in Modhera, Gujarat.

Happy travelling and discovering the unseen beauties of India. 

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