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36 Hindu Temples to explore in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh

With roughly 200 million inhabitants, it is the most populous state in India as well as the most populous country subdivision in the world.

Baba Bhayaharannath Dham Chitranjan (Garam Mashala)
Baba Bhayaharannath Dham Chitranjan (Garam Mashala)Saroorpur Kalan, Uttar Pradesh 212507, India

Baba Bhayaharan Nath Dham is an ancient Shiva temple, situated in the village of Katra Gulab Singh, on the banks of Bakulahi River. The temple enshrines a Shiva Linga and it is believed that this Shiva Linga was set up by the Pandavas at this place. As per legends, the Shiva Linga of Bhayaharan Nath was established by Bhima, after killing the demon Bakasur. Saints Shri Naga Baba and Shri Dandi Baba stayed at this place, worshipped Shiva and served this temple for many years.

Banke Bihari Temple
Banke Bihari TempleBanke Bihari Temple, Goda Vihar, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh 281121, India

Shrii Banke Bihari temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, in the holy city of Vrindavan in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. It is situated near Shri RadhaVallabh Temple. This temple is among the 7 temples of Thakur of Vrindavan

Belha Devi
Belha DeviBela Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh 230001, India

Belha devi temple is an old Hindu temple in the city of Bela Pratapgarh, dedicated to the goddess Belha, the local incarnation of the Devi. Mata Belha Devi Temple at Pratapgarh is a symbol of Hindu culture and faith. The shrine located on the bank of the Sai river is an epitome of age-old tradition of Shakti worship in northern India. Belha Devi being the abode of Shiva and his consort ’shakti’ became the centre of Shakti worship.

Bhakti Dham Mandir
Bhakti Dham MandirMangarh Tehsil, Dist- Pratapgarh, Kunda, Uttar Pradesh 230204, India

Bhakti Mandir is a Hindu Temple located in tehsil Kunda district Pratapgarh. This divine temple was established by the world’s fifth original Jagadguru in November 2005. It is maintained by Kripalu Parishat, a non-profit, charitable, educational and spiritual organization. Beautiful life sized Divine Deities of Radha Krishna and Sita Ram leave the visitors spellbound. Adjacent to it is a large dome which is another magnificent structure.

Bharat Mata Temple
Bharat Mata TempleVidyapeeth Road, Cannt Road Lalapura, Chanuwasatti Chandua Chittupur, Guru Nanak Nagar Colony, Chetganj, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India

Bharat Matha temple is located on the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith campus in Varanasi, India. Instead of traditional statues of gods and goddesses, this temple has a huge map of undivided India carved in marble. This temple is dedicated to Bharat Mata and claims to be the only one of its kind in the world.

Bhardwaj Ashram Allahabad
Bhardwaj Ashram Allahabadshiv mandir bharadwaj ashram, Colonelganj, Colnel Ganj, George Town, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211002, India

Bharadwaj Ashrama in Allahabad is symbolic of a continuum of Hindu culture and civilization since ages immemorial. During the time of Ram, River Ganga used to flow aside it as it was situated on the banks of the divine river. A shrine marks the spot on which once the hermitage of the sage Bharadwaj stood. Rama had met him and had a significant dialogue with him here.

Bhitargaon Temple
Bhitargaon TempleBhitargaon, Uttar Pradesh 209214, India

Bhitargaon known for its ancient Hindu temple, the largest Indian brick temple to survive from the time of the Gupta Empire. Despite being heavily restored, a number of original features remain.

Bijlipur Temple
Bijlipur TempleMDR10E, Balrampur Rural, Uttar Pradesh 271201, India

The temple built by the erstwhile Maharaja of Balrampur in the 19th century.The temple holds great significance for the population of the area and is a popular venue for mundan (shaving the head of 1 year-olds) of children of this area. There is no idol in the main temple. There is a deep hole in the ground that is covered with cloth and prayers to the Devi are performed over it.

Devi Patan Temple
Devi Patan TempleBairagi Purwa Rd, Gonda, Tulsipur, Uttar Pradesh 271210, India

Devi Patan is a very famous temple situated in Tulsipur, It is the temple of Ma Pateshwari and goes by the name Devi Patan. The temple is one of the famous 51 Shakti Peethas of Ma Durga.

Durga Temple Varanasi
Durga Temple VaranasiC14/160-36-A, Naipokhari, Chetganj, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India

Durga mandir also known as Durga Kund Mandir and Durga Temple, is one of the most famous temples in the holy city of Varanasi. This temple has great religious importance in Hinduism and is dedicated to the Maa Durga. Durga Mandir was constructed in 18th century by Rani Bhabani of Natore.

Frog Temple
Frog TempleOel, Uttar Pradesh 262725, India

The Frog Temple (Medhak Mandir) is located in the small town of Oel Dhakwa in the Lakhimpur Kheri district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The temple is unique in its architecture, structure. It is said that the temple was built under the guidance of a Kapalik Tantrik and is based on some yantra described in Tantra Vidya. The entire temple structure is erected on the back of a big frog.

Gauri Shankar Mandir
Gauri Shankar MandirSarai Khan, Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh 262001, India

Located on the banks of river Khahra. This 450-year-old Gauri Shankar temple is dedicated to the god Shiva and his consort Parvathi. It is a major pilgrimage site for the Hindu community. This temple has two huge entry gates which were constructed in the 18th century.

Gokaran Nath Mandir
Gokaran Nath MandirSH 25, Gola, Uttar Pradesh 262802, India

Gola Gokaran Nath Temple is a Hindu temple in Gola Gokarannath, Uttar Pradesh, and is also known as Shiv Temple of Gola Gokaran Nath. It is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Gola Gokaran Nath is also called Choti Kashi.

Gorakhnath Temple
Gorakhnath TempleAshok Nagar Colony, North Humayunpur, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh 273015, India

This is a temple of the Nath monastic order group of the Nath tradition. The name Gorakhnath derives from the medieval saint, Gorakshanath (c. 11th century), a yogi who traveled widely across India and authored a number of texts that form a part of the canon of Nath Sampradaya. This math is situated in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh within large premises. The temple performs various cultural and social activities and serves as the cultural hub of the city.

Hanumat Dham
Hanumat DhamVisrat Rd, Hussain Pura, Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh 242001, India

Hanumat Dham is one of the eminent Hindu Pilgrimages dedicated to Lord Hanumana. A Saffron colored statue of Lord Hanuman is fixed in this temple. It is famed as the sixth tallest lord hanuman idol which is around 104 feet. This very popular Hanumana Temple is nestled on Visrat Ghat Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh state.

Iskcon Temple
Iskcon TempleParikrama Marg, Maruti Nagar Colony, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh 281121, India

Also known as Sri Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir, ISKCON Vrindavan is a dream fulfilled by Swami Prabhupada (the founder-acharya of ISKCON), who wished to build a temple for the brothers - Krishna and Balaram - in the same holy city where they played together several centuries ago. Located in the Raman Reti area of Vrindavan, ISKCON temple has become the major attraction in the city and is thronged by devotees from nearby Delhi and all over the world.

J.K. Temple
J.K. TempleSarvoday, Krishna Nagar Rd, Sarvodaya Nagar, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208001, India

JK Temple (Juggilal Kamlapat temple) is a temple in the Indian city of Kanpur. It is considered to be a unique blend of ancient and modern architecture. The mandapa of the temple has been constructed with high roof for adequate ventilation of light and air. The temple was constructed by JK Trust and major maintenance expenses of the temple also comes from the trust fund. The temple is also popularly known as Radhakrishna Temple.

Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Kashi Vishwanath TempleBhuteshwar Gali, Bangali Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India

Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. The Temple stands on the western bank of the holy river Ganga, and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the holiest of Shiva Temples. The main deity is known by the name Shri Vishwanath and also by the ancient name of deity Vishweshwara

Laharpur Lord Shiva temple
Laharpur Lord Shiva templeLaharpur, Uttar Pradesh 261135, India

This is an ancient Shiva temple located in the heart of the Sitapur district. The architecture of this temple is very famous around the tourists and a lot of people visit this temple every day.

Maa Vindhyavasini Mandir Vindhyachal Dham
Maa Vindhyavasini Mandir Vindhyachal DhamVindhyachal, Mirzapur-cum-Vindhyachal, Uttar Pradesh 231307, India

Maa Vindyavashinni temple is located in the Vindhyachal on the banks of holy river Ganges. It’s one of the most revered Shaktipeeths of the presiding deity, Maa Vindhyavasini Devi. The temple is visited by a huge number of people daily. Vindhyachal is a renowned religious city dedicated to Goddess Vindhyavasini. Mythologically goddess Vindhyavasini is believed to be the instant bestower of benediction.

Map of Hindu Temples to explore in Uttar Pradesh