If you are spiritual or want to visit religious places, then the South Indian neighborhood welcomes you with outstretched arms. This is a region where you can enjoy a magical environment in the lush green circle of nature. Legendary and religious icons are sure to enchant you with their magnificent architecture and environment.
Architecture of the temples of South India:
The temples of South India are excellent examples of craftsmanship and creative ideas of artisans. Most of which reflect Dravidian and Wesleyan styles of architecture. These temples, thanks to their delicate as well as exquisite carvings, beautiful frescoes and frescoes express a wonderful sense of creativity and vision with the religious curves of the then rulers. Pallow and Hall are known for promoting the unusual architecture of the Dravidians. In addition to Pandia, the rulers of Vijaynagar, Halukias, Sherry, and Rashtrakuta also contributed to the formation of a number of temples in South India.
Some of the most famous temples of South India:
Kanchipuram Temples: Kanchipuram or Kanchi is known as the “city of the temple”. This religious capital of South India is located along the Polar River. The city has more than a thousand temples, most of which are dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. Some of the most famous temples of Kaanchipur are Kamakshi Oman, Kailashantar, Ekombareshwar, Kumara Kottam and Devarayasswami Temple.
Madurai Temples: Madurai is considered one of the oldest cities in India and is also the second largest city in Tamil Nadu. This ancient city is 2600 years old and then it was the capital of Pandia. Madurai is a progressive city with many temples and cultural heritage on its knees. It is known throughout India as the Meenakshi Temple, which is one of the best Shiva temples in Tamil Nadu. Some other famous temples in Madurai are Koodal Alagar, Perumal, ISKCON and Tirupparankundram Murugan temple.
Rameshwaram Temple: Rameshwaram Temple is also known as the Ramananatswami Temple, built in the 17th century. It is spread over an area of 15 hectares, the surroundings of which are quite strange, as it is located near the sea and the eastern part of the beautiful island. Ramshvara is also called “Kashi (Varanasi) South”. The temple of Ramshwaram is counted among the 12 yotirlings, and it is also one of the saints of the Char-Dam.
Mahabalipuram: Mahabalipuram is a small town in Tamil Nadu. During the 7th century it was the Pavalau Empire. During the 7th – 9th centuries, this city enriched a number of historical monuments and temples. It is declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The temples of Mahabalipuram reflect the events described in the Holy Mahabharata. The necessary temples in Mahabalipuram are the Triukadalmalai, the Repentance of Arjuna, the Temple of the Cave of Varaha and the Temple of the Coast.
Tirupati Temple of Tirumala Balaji: This temple is also known as the “Temple of Tirumala Venkateshvara” which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu in the form of Lord Venkateshvara. This most visited temple of India is located on the high hills of the city of Tirumala (near Tirupati) of Andhra Pradesh. The temple is located on Venkatadra, which is one of the seven hills of Tirumala, hence it is also known as the Temple of the Seven Hills (Saptragiri). This temple is the richest and most visited temple in Andhra Pradesh.