Religious Places in Golden Triangle Tour

Besides the history buffs and cultural activities exploration you get enough chances to visit the religious places of Delhi Agra Jaipur. This circuit has plethora of options to visit the religious shrines of Hindu, Jain, Sikh, Christian and Islamic faith.

Top Religious Places of Delhi

Jama Masjid Delhi- This grand mosque was built by Emperor Shahjahan in 1656 in his Shahjahanabad. He appointed Gaffor Bukhari as the first Imam of it. The chief architect of this mosque was ustad Khalil and nearly 4500 artisans worked in the construction. It incurred nearly 10 Lac INR in those days. This mosque has eloquent style and served as the royal mosque. During your golden triangle tour as you visit old Delhi you must not miss the opportunity to visit this famed mosque.

Lotus Temple- This is the temple of Bahai faith built in the design of Lotus. In Arabic it is known as Mashriq at dawn. This temple of worship was designed by Fariborz Sahba and was opened in 1986. It is of 36 acres. The building of the shrine comprises of 27 marble petals well arranged in a cluster to from nine sides and all nine sides have gates opening into the central hall. During your Delhi tour as you visit this celebrated temple, you will be mesmerized.

Akshardham Temple- Akshadham literally weans a house of God. This temple is of Swami narayan sect. and is considered a place of eternal peace and chastity. All the sequent of this temple- the sanctum, gardens are symbolic of spirituality. This temple was opened in 2005 and was built by the inspiration of Pramukh Swami Maharaj. The temple is erected out of highly caved out stones by more than 3 Lac workers. During your tour of Golden Triangle you have good opportunity to know about this sect and their teachings by visiting the Swaminarayan temple.

Chhatarpur Temple- This temple is located in south Delhi and is dedicated to Goddess Katyayani. This outs oaring structure is spread in more than 70 acres of land and is at walking distance from Mahrauli. During your Qutub Minar tour you can easily make plan to visit this temple. This temple was opened in 1974 by Baba saint Nagpal Ji. The temple built in white marble with fine lattice work will certainly captivate your heart.

Bangla Sahib Gurudwara- This famous Gurudwara lies on Baba Kharak Singh Road in Connaught place. Originally it used to be the banglaw of Maharaja Jai singh of Jaipur. It is under Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management committee. Eight Guru of Sikh religion Har Kishan Ji resided here. A small tank was constructed by Raja over the well and its holy water is considered pious. During your Golden Triangle tour you must visit this famous Gurudwara to know about the practices of Sikh religion. You also get to know about the community kitchen services called Langar.

Sheeshganj Gurudwara- This grand Sikh temple lies in old Delhi. it was built in 1783 by Bhaghel Singh in the honor of Guru Teg Bahadur Ji, who was beheaded by the mughal ruler Auranzeb here. The trunk of the tree still lies in the temple where he was beheaded.

Top Religious Places of Agra

The city of Taj Mahal is famed for it’s marvelous architecture and cosmopolitan culture. People of different religious, creeds and ethnicity live in the city with harmony. Thus different religious shrines are existing and frequented by pilgrims and the tourists as well.

Manah Kameshwar Temple- This famous temple dedicated to lord Shiva lies in the busy Rawatpara market area. The temple has very old Shiva lingam. The folklores say that the four Shiva temples in Agra were built by the famous king Bhoj Parmar who was a great Shiva devours.

Bateshwar Temple- This is a group of temples nearly 70 kilometer away from Agra located on the banks of river Yamuna. This place has the ruins of a old fort and close to it lies the famous place for Jains- Shauripur.

St. Mary’s Church- This famous Catholic Church is at Pratappura in the contentment area. It is built in Gothic style. If you are in Agra you can visit this church or attend mass on Sunday.

Gurudwara Guru Ka Tal- This Sikh temple lies on NH 24, while going to visit Akbar’s tomb at Sikandra you can stop to visit the grand Gurudwara

Jama Masjid- This old Mosque is the mughal times and is built in Red sand stone. This mosque is the biggest mosque in Agra and has nice style of onion cut dames. Thus is worth visit in your golden triangle tour India.

Jain Temple of Tajganj- This temple related to the age of Shahjahan and lies in old Tajganj area. If are curious to know about Jainism you must visit it. It has old manuscripts

Top Religious Places in Jaipur

The city of Jaipur has primarily Hindu temples which date back to the epoch of the Maharajas. These Maharajas besides erecting forts and palaces in Jaipur, created and adorned the temples. During your stay in Jaipur you can freak out on a spiritual trail of temples which will enthrall you with unique aura.

Galtaji Temple- This famous religious place is the hotspot of Jaipur and is located 10ms away from the city. It is dedicated to saint Galav. This area has 7 natural water tanks and Galta Kund is the holies and the water never dries in it. On the eve of Makar sankrati in Jaipur lots of people congregate at this place. This temple is also known as monkey temple. This temple is open from sunrise to sunset and provides a unique vista of Aravali ranges.

Govind Dev Ji- This temple is built in honour of lord Krishna. The idol of thus temple was earlier present in the Govind Dev temple of Vrindavan. During the reign of Aurangzeb it was established in Jaipur. It lies in Brahumpuri area of Jaipur and is open from 5 am to 9 pm.

Birla Mandir- This temple is dedicated to lord Vishnu and Laxmi. This lies in the heart of the city and is surrounded by his greenery all around. This temple with resplendent glory lies at the foot of Moti Dungari and is widely known as Swami Narayan temple.

Pataleshwal Mandir- This temple of Lord Shiva is considered nearly 400 years old and was ex caved in 1970. It lies in Rajput colony, Malviya Nagar and is open from 5 am to 9 pm.