Jammu and Kashmir
The state of Jammu and Kashmir has many towering temples standing tall against the skyline. The Raghunath temple in Jammu city is the largest in North India. Mata Vaishnodevi temple in Jammu and Amarnath in Kashmir attract millions of pilgrims throughout the year, as these are places of great religious importance.
Himachal Pradesh is said to be the land of God and Goddesses, often called 'Devabhoomi. There are a number of temples dedicated to village deities. Some of the caves found here include Chamunda Devi temple situated at Kangra, Jwalamukhi Temple at Dharamshala, Jhakhu Temple at Shimla, Chaintpurni Temple at Una, Naina Devi Temple at Bilaspur, Bhutanath Temple at Mandi, Bhimakali Temple at Sarhan, Lakshmi Narayan Temple at Chamba, etc.
Many temples are found located in Haryana. Mansa Devi Temple, Birla Mandir, Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple, Shiv Temple, Sheetala Devi Temple are some of the important temples situated in the state of Haryana in North India.
. Sikhism is present in Punjab in a big way, which can be seen in the many temples and gurudwaras found here. One of the most famous temples in all of India, the Harmandir Sahib or Golden Temple is found located here in Punjab.
There are various temples situated in the Uttarakhand that gather devotees throughout the year. Char Dham makes one of the major pilgrimage centres that include the four most worshiped Hindu temples. They are Yamunotri Temple, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. According to the Hindus the Char Dham Yatra is of highly religious significance.
Uttar Pradesh Temples
Some of the most ancient and sacred temples of India are situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Important temples here include the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Sarnath Temple, Vindhyanchal Temple, Baldeva Dauji Temple, Ram Janmabhoomi, Banke Bihari Temple and others.
Temples in Delhi are a blend of ancient and modern Indian architectural styles. Some of the important temples, which are remarkable in Delhi, are as follows - Iskcon Temple, Chattarpur Mandir, Lotus Temple, Hanuman Mandir, Kali Bari Mandir, Kalkaji temple, Lakshmi Narayan Temple etc.
(Last Updated on : 29-07-2013)