South India Temples, a Blend of Spirituality and Aesthetics

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South India has always been a preferred region of the tourists. The region with its four states is a promising one for the jet-setters.

The travel lovers can find many interesting things in this specific province of India. Right from the wildlife sanctuaries to the serene beaches,Guest Posting from the scenic beauty of the tradition of the people, everything is worth noticing. Apart from all these attractions, one more attraction that shows the real face of India is nothing else but the temples of South India. The infrastructures of these temples are way different from each other and thus temples of all these states draw the interest of the tourists. Some of the famous temple places to visit in South India are as follows:

Temples in Andhra Pradesh: In the temples of Andhra Pradesh, we can not only find the sculptures of Gods and Goddesses but also the structural designs that make them different from the temples of any other state. Some of the known temples of Andhra Pradesh are mentioned herein below:

Channakesava Temple, Lepakshi Temple, Gunupudi Someswara Temple, Srisailam Temple, Jain Mandir, Tirupati Temple, Channakesavaswami Temple, Thousand Pillar Temple and many more.

Temples in Karnataka: The tradition and culture of Karnataka can be seen in its temples. One can feel serenity in its true form in these temples. The structural designs of these temples match exactly to that of the Dravidian one and are known for surviving the intricacies of time. Some of the renowned temples of all ages in Karnataka are as follows:

Vithala Temple, Atmalinga Temple, Hidimbeshwar Temple, Bull Temple, Virupaksha Temple, Chamundeshwari Temple, Gavi Gangadeshwara Temple, Krishna Temple, Hazara Temple, Cave Temples and many more.

Temples in Tamil Nadu: It is said that the natives of Tamil Nadu are very religious by nature and it can be seen by visiting the temples in the state. The temples of the state are mostly decorated and built with bricks. Some of the well-known temples that are also counted as major tourist attractions are Jain Temple, Thanjavur, Kanchipuram, Meenakshi temple, Rameshwaram, Chidambaram, Ekambareswarar, Mahabalipuram, etc.

Temples in Kerala: If the beaches and backwater attract so many tourists throughout the year then it will not be wrong to say that the same tourists also get attracted towards the temples of the state. In fact, the temples of this state are worth visiting and have been made by maintaining the geography of the state. A few of the famous temples of Kerala are as follows:

Thirunavaya Temple, Oachira Temple, Guruvayoor Temple, Ambalapuzha Temple, Chottanikkara Temple, Vaikom Temple, Mannarshala Temple, Ettumanoor Temple and many more. It can be said that people who do not visit the temples of South India tour to this region will certainly miss a big part of this province.

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