Rajasthan, the land of kings, is blessed with several religious sites that are well known for the art and architecture of the past. Travel to Rajasthan and see the religious face of the state. Immensely rich in culture, history and architecture, Rajasthan is an ideal place for several pilgrimages. Pushkar, Ajmer, Ranakpur and Mount Abu are some of the famous religious places in Rajasthan India.
Pushkar is an important pilgrimage site for the Hindus in Rajasthan. This sleepy town is known for Brahma Temple, the only temple in the country dedicated to Lord Brahma. Brahma Temple was built in the 14th century. Devotees from far-flung places travel to Pushkar to seek the blessing of the god. Take a dip into the sacred waters of the lake. Other temples in Pushkar are Savitri Temple, Rangji Temple, Warah Temple and Apteshwar Temple.
Another religious place in Rajasthan is Ajmer. It is located about 14 km from Pushkar. This charming city is widely known for the tomb of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, the Dargah Sharif. During Urs fair, the city comes alive with joyful activities. As you visit the Dargah Sharif, loose yourself to its religious charm.
If you are at striking distance from Ranakpur, then donít forget to visit the Ranakpur Jain temple complex. Built in the 15th century, Ranakpur Jain temple complex is one of the five sacred places for the Jains. The main Chaumukha temple, which is dedicated to Adinathji, has 29 halls and 1444 pillars. The most notable feature of the temple is that no two pillars are alike in design, shape and size. On your Rajasthan tour, visit the Ranakpur Jain Temple complex and have a glimpse into its exquisite art and architecture.