13 of the most famous Shiva Temples Across India

Amarnath Temple

Amarnath Temple in Jammu and Kashmir is one of the top pilgrimage spot for Shiva devotees.


Kedarnath temple

Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand is often referred as ‘Char dham’ pilgrimage destination.


Somnath Temple

Somnath Temple in Saurashtra, Gujarat is one of the most visited Shiva temples in India.


Lingaraj Temple

Lingaraj is one of the oldest temples in Odisha and the devotees worship deity of Lord Harihar, another form of Shiva.


Kailasha Temple

One of the largest rock-art temple of Lord Shiva, Kailasha is a major attraction in Ellora, Maharashtra.


Murudeshwara Temple

Murudeshwara in Karnataka houses the second-tallest Shiva statue in the world.


Nageshwar Temple 

Nageshvara temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines mentioned in the Shiva Purana and the main attraction is the 25 m tall statue of a sitting Lord Shiva.


Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Kashi Vishwanath temple is considered as one of the twelve jyotirlingas of Shiva and is famous for its grand illuminations and aartis.


Tungnath Temple

Tungnath temple in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, is the highest Shiva temple in the world and is still visited by several devotees.


Sri Kotalingeshwara Temple

Kotalingeshwara temple near Mysore in Karnataka has one crore shiva lingas, one of the largest shiva lingas in Asia.


Brihadeeswara Temple

Brihadeeswara temple situated in the city of Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu is designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Srikalahasteeswara Temple

The temple is considered to be the oldest Shiva temples in Tamil Nadu.


Vadakkumnathan Temple

Also known as Vadakkunnathan Temple,the temple being one of the largest and ancient Shiva temples, situated in Thrissur, Kerala covers an area of almost 9 acres.

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