December 9, 2023Republic Lifestyle Desk

Indian temples that are more than 1000 years old

India is a country known for its rich culture and spiritual heritage. Its magnificent temples and historic monuments are what add on to the country’s beauty.

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It is no surprise that our country houses architectural marvels from centuries ago. Similarly, there are a few temples that date back to over 1000 years.

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Badrinath temple: Situated in Uttarakhand, this temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is one of the four Char Dham sites.

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Somnath temple: It is believed to be the first among the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva. It is located in Prabhas Patan near Veraval in Saurashtra on the western coast of Gujarat.

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Badami cave temples: These are a complex of Hindu and Jain cave temples located in Badami, a town in the Bagalkot district in northern part of Karnataka.

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Kashi Vishwanath Temple: This is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva. It is located in Vishwanath Gali, in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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