Akshardham Temple, Delhi – Broaden your mind and awaken your inner being with a visit to this exceptionally mesmerizing temple. Made up entirely of stones with no support from steel or concrete, it is a grand masterpiece of architecture and skill. The carved works consist of beautifully sculpted deities, musicians, dancers, flora and faunas which depict the traditional Hindu culture and the spirituality associated with it. The temple has a boat ride through the exhibition of the life of Swaminarayan, to whom this temple is dedicated.
Golden Temple, Amritsar – Dubbed as India’s Mecca, the Golden Temple in Amritsar is the most divine and sacred shrine for the Sikh community. The Golden Temple also holds the sacred Sikh scriptures. The sheer grandeur, scale, and spectacle of a blinding gold and white edifice sitting in the middle of a giant man-made lake, known as ‘Sarovar’, surrounded by teeming crowds are sure to overwhelm and dazzle. The water of the lake is believed to have sacred healing power. Also, the temple is a testimony to the benevolent nature of Sikhs as the benign tradition of ‘langar’ or free hot meals has been going on here since the 16th century.
Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi – This famous temple is one of the most attractive places of worship in the holy city of Varanasi. Situated on the banks of the River Ganga, Kashi Vishwanath is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is also located right next to the Dashashwamedh Ghat, arguably the most significant Ghats in the area. The renowned Ganga Aarti takes place here every evening, which is a spectacle that is not to be missed.