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Which Temples Are A Must-Visit In South India? Find Out Here

Which Temples Are A Must-Visit In South India? Find Out Here

India is a diverse country where you can find different cultures and traditions. Every corner of India has a different way of living and lifestyle. Whereas South India has its own heritage. And it’s temples are one of the oldest temples, which are considered the best in architecture.

These monuments have very unique designs filled with interesting stories. South India has one of the richest temples. Here are the most famous and must-visit temples of South India:

List of Temple

  1. Meenakshi, Tamil Nadu

The Meenakshi temple is in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvati or Meenakshi, and Shiva as Sundareshwar. The temple is one of the most famous temples of Tamil Nadu. The temple is the center of attraction for tourists.

It is famous for its unique architecture, with 4 entrances for 4 different directions. As well as it has a “Golden Lotus Pond” which is known as “Porthamarai Kulam”. Not only that the temple was also nominated for “7 wonders of the world”.

Timing: All week, from 5 am to 12:30 pm and 4 pm to 10 pm

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  1. Tirupati Balaji Temple

The temple is in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the richest and most visited temples. The temple is dedicated to the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Every year millions of people visit this temple. The temple has 3 entrances, the first entrance is called Gopuram, the second entrance is called Vendivakili, and the third is Garbha Girha.

Timing: All week, from 2:30 am to 1:30 pm and on Fridays 2:30 am to 10:30 pm

  1. Vijaya Vittala Temple

The temple is in Hampi, Karnataka. The temple is dedicated to the manifestation of Lord Vishnu, Vittala. The temple is famous for its Stone Chariot and 56 Musical Pillars, which stands for “SaReGaMaPa”. The Britishers destroyed the pillars to see from where the music is coming, and the pillars were built again.

Timing: All days, from 8:30 am to 5 pm

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  1. Rameshwaram Temple

The temple is famous for its endless painted pillars, which are considered the longest in India. The temple is in Tamil Nadu, near the sea, Agni Theertham. It is believed that the temple was built where Lord Rama built a bridge to rescue Mata Sita from Evil Ravana’s Lanka, now popularly known as Sri Lanka.

Timing: All days, from 4:30 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 8:30 pm

  1. Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

The temple is in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is popularly known for Lord Vishnu is in sleeping posture which is known as “Anantha Shayanam”. The temple has the cravings of 7 stories related to mythology on its structure. But only Hindus are allowed in this temple.

Timing: All days from 4 am to 7:30 pm

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