South India is a land with rich culture. It abounds in temples that reflect its rich cultural heritage. Various destinations in South India boast of famous temples with remarkable architecture. Let us learn what you can explore on your South India Temples Tour.
BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham Hindu Temple, New Delhi. Built in only 5 years by 3,000 volunteers (through seva) and 7,000 Indian artisans! From ancient times the parikrama (circumambulatory path) of mandirs are pathways to express reverence and devotion to God. It is made of red stone from Rajasthan, consisting of 1,152 pillars, 145 windows and 154 samvaran shikhars; amounting to a total of 53,956 stones. The Mandir (Temple) is dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan
Srirangam: Srirangam is the foremost of the eight self-manifested shrines (Swayam Vyakta Kshetras) of Lord Vishnu . It is also considered the first, foremost and the most important of the 108 main Vishnu temples (Divyadesams).