With more than 75 percent of the population practicing indigenous Hinduism in India, it is no wonder than the country is ornated with beautiful temples in all directions. Apart from having religious and spiritual connotations, these temples have exquisitely beautiful architecture.
The structural design of Hindu shrines has evolved over time resulting in a great assortment of architectural styles. They are usually dedicated to one primary Hindu deity and feature an idol (sacred image) of the deity. Even though it is not obligatory for a Hindu to visit a Hindu temple on a regular basis, they play a vital role in Hindu society and culture. Here is the list of famous Hindu temples and shrines in India that have been an object of worship since time immemorial.