|Varanasi - The most
celebrated pilgrimage site in India The Vishwanath
temple in Benares is the goal of the thousands of pilgrims that visit this ancient
||Mathura - Brindavan
- the home of Krishna The story of Krishna is intimately connected with Mathura and Brindavan, ancient pilgrimage sites in Uttar
|Sarnath - where
Buddha preached his first sermon Ashoka's relics are seen in the Buddhist
pilgrimage of Sarnath center near Varanasi.
||Birla Mandir - One
of the 20th century Indian Temples. Birla Mandir in
the heart of New Delhi is one of the popular tourist destinations.
||Vaidyanath temple at
Deogarh The ancient pilgrimage town of Deogarh
is revered as one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Shiva.
|Trace the course of
the river Ganga and the visit the
various temples along its path.
temple at Gaya Shiva - is enshrined in the
ancient town of Gaya known primarily for its shrine to Vishnu
Temple at Gaya This ancient Sun temple in the
pilgrimage town of Gaya is the center of worship on Sundays.
||Bodhgaya - where
Buddha attained enlightenment The Bodhi tree in Bodhgaya
is the site where Buddha attained enlightenment.
|Naimisaranya - Abode
of the Sages Naimisaranya - the in Uttar
Pradesh is where the great epics of India were recited and written down.
||The Footprint of
Vishnu - The Vishnupaada temple is the most
celebrated temple in Gaya. It was rebuilt by the queen Ahilyabhai Holkar.
||Mangala Gowri temple
at Gaya This Upa Shakti Peetha temple enshrining
Devi at Gaya is a center of tantric worship.
the capital of Rama Several temples associated with Rama, the incarnation of Vishnu are
spread over the town of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.
||The Gangetic Plain
Temple Index Browse through this pointer to several of the revered Shrines in the Gangetic plains.