Coated beautifully by 720 kg of gold, the legendary Golden Temple is popular among Sikh’s as Harmandir Sahib. Built in 1589, this intricately carved God’s dwelling place, where copy of Sikh’s sacred scripture resides calmly since 1604, is considered as the most important pilgrimage site of Sikhism in the world. Every Sikh once in their lifetime makes at least visit to this holy site, and listen sublime music, chanting from Adi Granth, and also bathe in the sacred water of Amrit Sarovar.
Believed to be one among the richest shrines in the city, this 217 years old fane is particularly famous for being the epitome of faith, devotion, and vivid colours of Indian religious values. Keeping the holy idol of elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesha at its sanctum sanctorum, Siddhi Vinayak is a beautiful six-story multi-angular structure that reaches high to its gold plated central dome. Witnessing a throng of 25,000 devotees every day, the temple was spiritual centre from early 19th century.
The magnificent temple of Somnath is believed to be the first among the twelve Joytirlingas, an emblematic depiction of Hindu Lord Shiva. Destroyed and contrasted several times in the history, today’s representation of this stunning temple was reconstructed in 1951 keeping Hindu’s architectural morals in focus. Housing India’s first gold lingam of Supreme God Shiva, this stunning temple finds mentions in several Hindu mythologies, and attracted a series of inventions from past.
Entire temple complex of Swaminarayan Akshardham and its architectural beauty exhibits quintessence of India’s pure religious traditions and spiritual significance. Spread beautifully over an area of 100 acres, the temple complex is considered one of the most blissful architectural examples of devotion, purity, and peace. The grand epitome of devotion accolades for conveying humble tribute to ascetic yogi Swaminarayan, God’s different avatars, devas, all describing great sagas of Hindu religion.