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Largest Hindu temples in the world

Updated on July 21, 2014

A Hindu temple is a worship place for the followers of Hinduism. In this blog you will find the list of some of the biggest Hindu temples all over the Globe. These are some of the amazing architectures dedicated to Hindu deities mainly Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. In case if you are planning a cultural trip you must have a look at this blog. Hindu Temple also known as "Mandir" has a special importance in the Hinduism. According to ancient texts Temples are considered as a place at which you establish a relation between Human, Spirit and God.

So have a look at this list and don't forget give your feedback! Thanks

Angkor Wat

Located at Cambodia, Angkor Wat is one of the largest religious monuments in the world famous for its magnificent architecture, beauty and its vastness. This temple was built by King Suryavarman II around 12th century and dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Firstly it was a Hindu temple but later converted to a Buddhist temple. The immense beauty of this temple attracts huge number of visitors from around the globe.

The outer wall of this temple is around 1024 by 802 m and 4.5 m high. It is also one of the most preserved monument in the world. The temple looks awesome when the sun is at the face of the temple and the walls of the temple are adorned with beautiful carvings.

Angkor Wat Location

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam

This magnificent temple is Dedicated to Lord Vishnu and located in Srirangam of state Tamil Nadu. The total area covered by the temple is around 156 acres with a perimeter of 4,116m (10,710 feet) which makes it the largest Hindu temple in India and second to Angkor Wat. Every year millions of tourists visit this beautiful temple, especially at the time festivals. This temple also consists of Hall of 1000 pillars with sculptures of riding horses. There is much more and great things to see in this temple and moreover you will love the history and legends behind this temple.

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple Location

Akshardham Temple, Delhi

Also known as Swaminarayan Akshardham this breathtaking temple in Delhi is one famous for its beauty and excellent showcase of Indian architecture. This great monument was built only in five years with the help of 11,000 professional artisans and volunteers. The meaning of Akshardham is divine abode of the absolute God. There are many attractions and many things to explore in this great Hindu Monument.

Akshardham Temple Location

Thillai Nataraja Temple Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu

Located in the heart of Tamil Nadu, Thillai Nataraja is dedicated Lord Shiva. It is one of the holiest shiva temples having a great history and one of its kind where both the Shiva and Vishnu deities are enriched. The bejeweled image of Lord Nataraja is well-known attraction of this place. The beauty and its magnificent architecture attract millions of tourists every year. Also you can enjoy the festivals that are held for the whole year. This temple also consists of various water bodies in and around the temple.

Thillai Nataraja Temple Chidambaram Location


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