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Top 5 Temples to Visit in South India

By South India Personal Tours @topindiaholiday

South India, the lands of Dravidian culture is nothing less the conglomerate of natural environs and the magnificent monuments standing proudly from ages. The architecture of these structures deserves a special mention, owing to its grand and majestic artistry and brilliance. From Vijayanagara style of architecture to the Dravidian architecture, from the minute stone carvings to the imposingly embellished pillars, each monument has a different tale to tell. From tall and intricately carved Gopurams to the colossal pillars and life-sized shrines, explore the temples of South India with South India Pilgrimage Tour.

Virupaksha Temple-Virupaksha-Temple-South-India

is a beautiful marvel of Vijayanagar Empire, nestled on the banks of Tungabhadra River. Famed for its immense gopuram, grand architecture and detailed carvings, this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The 7th-century marvel has witnessed of additions by several rulers. Most renowned attraction of the temple is Ranga Mantapa by Raja Krishnadevaraya. This UNESCO World Heritage site can be best explored with South India Temple Tour.

Meenakshi Temple-

dedicated to Deity Parvati and her consort Shiva, the temple is nestled on the southern banks of river Viagra. This majestic structure is the imposing center of culture and art. The famed structure traversed with South India Tour Packages is also popular for its two distinctive features, the first shrine of Meenakshi holding Parrot and the second the shrine of Nataraja with right leg raised.

Venkateswara Temple-

is one of the famed temples of Southern India located in the hill town of Tirumala, explored well under South India Temple Tour Packages. It is also known as the Tirupati Balaji temple, dedicated to deity Vishnu. The temple holds the rich legendary historic past along with stunning Dravidian style of architecture. Very interestingly, it is one of the richest temples in the world.

Ramanathaswamy Temple-

dedicated to Lord Shiva, is located in Rameshwaram Island of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the twelve sacred Jyotirlingas of India. It is amongst the “Char Dam” and is popular for its longest and ornate corridors among south India Temples. Explore the heavenly beauty and spiritual charisma of the temple with best South India Packages.

Airavateswarar Temple-

Is another exuberant structure of Southern India nestled in Darasuram near Kumbakonam. Built in 12th century, it is amongst the World Heritage Site listed by UNESCO. The temple is exclusively famed for its stone carvings. Explore the best of it with the south India holiday packages.

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