A visit to temples in Indore

Indore have been famous for many things’. The city offers a lot of things that would blow your mind. I have visited many places in a day or two when i was at indore for 5 days. The places i visited were Military area, memorial place, famous ganesh temple, other temples too. Some of the famous temples in visited were amazing and one should definitely visit the religious places when in Indore.

#1 Kanch Mandir

One of the most popular Jain temples in India, the Kanch Mandir in Indore literally translates to ‘temple of glass’. The temple is renowned for the several glass paintings and sculptures placed inside the temple.  It is believed that craftsmen were hired from Jaipur and Iran to construct this marvelous structure. The Kanch mandir is popular for its stunning architecture and grand celebrations held during Jain festivals.

Location-  Hukumchand Marg, Beside Sheesh Mahal, Itwaria Bazaar, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

 

#2 Khajrana Ganesh Temple

Khajrana temple is considered to be the most divine temple in Indore. It is basically for Lord Ganesha. It is an important pilgrimage center, Khajrana Ganesh temple in Indore is a devotees’ delight. It is believed that all the wishes would be fulfilled, after praying here. Large numbers of devotees gather here on Wednesdays and Sundays to offer their reverence and prayers.

Location-  Ganeshpuri, Khajrana, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

 

#3 Gomatgiri

Gomatgiri, a small hillock near Indore, is one of the most popular religious attractions for the followers of Jainism. the hillock is synonymously known for its nearly 21 feet statue of Gomateshwar. The statue is said to be an exact replica of the Bahubali statue of Shrawanbegola. Also, what makes Gomatgiri interesting is the presence of 24 marble temples, beauty of which is accentuated by their shikhars. One should definitely visit this place when in Indore.

Location- Major district Road, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

 

#4 Annapurna Temple

Annapurna Mandir is a popular temple, which is dedicated to the Goddess Annapurna. It is one of the famous pilgrimage sites in Indore, which is thronged by devotees of Hindu religious community. According to the Hindu mythology, Annapurna Devi is believed to be the goddess of food.

Location- Kranti Kriplani Nagar, Sudama Nagar, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

These are some of the amazing temples in Indore.The temples’ one should definitely visit when in this amazing city, Indore.

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