The temples of Andhra Pradesh State not only possess religious but also historic value. These are the real exposure to art and sculpture, an adventure in philosophy and a lifetime experience. Some of the important temples, which are prevalent in Andhra Pradesh, are as follows: Lepakshi Temple, Thousand Pillar Temple, Tirupati Temple, Srisailam Temple, Mukhalingam Temple, Jain Mandir, Chennakesava Temple, Gunupudi Someswara Temple, Chennakesavaswami Temple, etc are some of huge importance.
The temples of Karnataka are very old and rich in tradition and culture. There is a halo of peace and serenity that surrounds the temples of Karnataka. The temples are of typical Dravidian style. These temples have survived the difficulties of time. Bull Temple, Cave Temples, Virupaksha Temple, Vithal Temple, Chamundeswari Temple, Hidimbeshwar Temple, Channakeshava Temple, Krishna Temple, Atmalinga Temple, Hazara Temple, Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple, etc are or much significance and are some of the important temples.
The religious temples of Kerala show the devotees a path to spirituality. These temples have a magical effect that can turn an atheist into a religious person. The temples present in Kerala state are distinct from temples present in any other parts of the country. The temples in Kerala are in synchrony with the geography of the region and vibrate with traditions of the region.
Some of the important temples are as follows:
Guruvayur Temple, Sabarimala Temple, Sivagiri Temple, Tiruvalla Temple, Ettumanoor Temple, Mannarshala Temple, Thirunavaya Temple, Ambalapuzha Temple, Vaikom Temple, Oachira Temple, Thirunelli Temple, Chottanikkara Temple, etc.
Tamil Nadu Temples
Tamil Nadu is the abode of some important temples in South India. The state has some monuments of great artistic value. Most of the ancient temples were built of mortar and brick and were scooped out of rocks. Rameshwaram, Thanjavur, Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram, Chidambaram, Meenakshi Temple and Ekambareswarar Temple, Thanjavur Jain Temple are some of the famous shrines in Tamil Nadu.