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South India Major Temple Tour

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Travelers who are looking forward to spending a religious holiday,South Indiais the destination to be. Here in the southern part of the country you will come across a wide variety of exquisite temples built in splendid architectural design. You can also witness many festivals and cultural programs organized in many temples scattered in different states of southIndia.

A will let you come in touch with the ultimate peace and tranquility. An Indian Holiday would mean nothing, if one does not visit the temples of South India. People from all over the country visit south India to seek for salvation and cure many ailments. A holiday package to the temples in South India is one thing you should not miss out.

Major Temples in South India:

Sabarimala (Kerala): This beautiful temple is located in the beautiful state of Kerala. It is located atop a mountain adding to the picturesque beauty. Dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, many tourists visit this temple from all over the world. One should visit this temple from the month of November to December. You will be surproised to know that during this time of the year around forty to fifty million devotees visit the temple for offering prayers.

Ramanathaswamy Temple (Tamil Nadu): A must visit temple in South India which will surely show you the way to salvation is the Ramanathswamy temple in Tamil Nadu.  This is the place where you can witness and worship one of the Jyotirlingas (a shrine of Lord Shiva). Mythology has it that Lord Rama prayed to Lord Shiva here. It is believed that Lord Rama prayed for forgiveness for the sins which he believed he might have committed against King Ravana, during the legendary war. Visit this temple and let the splendid construction of the walls and sprawling corridors leave you spellbound. Every corner of the temple will sure fascinate you.

Balaji Temple (Andhra Pradesh): The Balaji temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara. Beautifully constructed on the Venkatadri hill, this fascinating temple is another significant pilgrimage for hindus and is visited by thousands of tourists every year. Moreover, the temple is also the richest temple in the world. It is believed that the idol of lord Vishnu in this temple was self manifested and is said that Lord Vishnu himself had lived here for a long period of time.

Shore Temple (Mahabalipuram): As so named this temple overlooks the Bay of Bengal. A tour to the South Indian Temple while on your India Holiday would be incomplete without visiting this fascinating temple. As you visit this temple you will be able to marvel at its structure built with granite blocks. The construction of the temple dates back to the 8th century. Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the temple homes a total of three shrines. Out of which two are dedicated to Lord Shiva and the third one to Lord Vishnu. Marvel at the splendid architecture as you visit this fascinating temple.
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