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Top 10 famous temples in Agra

Temples have had a special place in the hearts of Indians since ages. Right from the pre historic times we notice that humans have always found a confidante in God. Beginning from the worshipping of forces of nature, to male and female deities in the Indus civilization, to formulating religious practices of worship as the cornerstone of human existence in the Vedic times, the temples are a must visit when one is in the heartland of divine itself.

As a result it becomes of paramount importance to get to know about the temples in Agra as apart from the historical monuments that the ancient city withholds are some of the most amazing temple architectures that are sure to provide one the sheer joy of being amidst of spirituality and grace.

Most Famous Temples of Agra

1) Shri Mankameshwar Mandir

It is housing an idol of the deity and a statue devoted to Lord Shiva. It is sacred Hindu temple near Agra fort railway station. During Lord Shiva festive and On Monday it gets heavily crowded.

Address- Daresi road, Lahor gali, Near jama masjid, sheb bazaar, mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh – 282003

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2) Balkeshwar Temple of Agra

This temple, located on the banks of River Yamuna is said to be around 700 years old. It is devoted to Lord Shiva. This temple is heavily crowded during Savan, when Lord Shiva’s idol is decorated with Rudraksha.

Address- Balkeshwar Ghat Wasan, Kailash Nagar, Kamla Nagar, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282004

3) Soami Bagh Temple in Agra

It is a mausoleum to huzur swamiji maharaj. It is also called radha swami smadhi, which is symbolic of the sheer commitment of the community to amalgamate diverse religious beliefs.

The building of the temple, which is in construction since 1904, is 110 feet tall and is representative of multitudnal architectural patterns drawing their roots from varied religious temple art forms.

The Bhandara Ghar and Bhajan Place in the temple are the major attractions of devotees.

Address- Soamibagh, Dayal Bagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282005

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4) Rawali Temple

This is one of those temples which are heavily crowded on certain days such as Monday and on other weekdays are nothing, but a home to absolute tranquility, where one can sit in peace and merge with the holy nature of Shiva, the Almighty.

Address- Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Panchkuian, Rakabganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001

5) Sai Ram Temple

The Sai Ram Temple, is home to a large white marble idol of ‘Sai Baba’ as devotees lovingly address him. This temple is filled with an air of calmness and peace.

On Saturdays a special ‘prasad’ is distributed to all the devotees. Adjacent on both ends of the temple are the Hanuman Temple as well as Shanidev Temple respectively. Visiting all the three is considered as a mark of good faith and fortune.

Address- Adarsh Nagar, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282001

6) Shri Tirupati Balaji Temple

This is one of those temples in Agra where you would find peace in all it’s essence. Attending the devotional morning aarti, is nothing short of meditation.

This is additionally a beautifully designed temple, with bright colors and artifacts. Shri Tirupati Balaji is undeniably a must visit when in Agra.

Address - Sadar Bazar, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282001

7) Pancheshwar Mahadev Mandir

This is one of the many Shiva Temples’ in Agra, located close to Agra Cantt Station. This is a regular visit by most of the people residing nearby.

Address- Kishan Garh, Idgah Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001

8) Rajeshwar Mandir

One of the four most ancient temples in Agra, devoted to Lord Shiva, this ancient pagoda is a celebrated destination for prayer.

Address - Raja Kaira, Shamsabad Rd, Anantpuram, Indrapuram, Kaveri Vihar Phase II, Shamsabad, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001

9) Hanuman Temple

This is one of the many Hanuman Temples in Agra. This Temple is located on the main road and is close by to the Idgah Gurudwara.

Address- North Idgah Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282001

10) Kala Kunj Devi Mandir

This is a beautiful temple in Agra, devoted to Goddess Mahakali. It is known for its beautiful Mahakali idol that is vibrant and intricately designed and decorated, this is home to a plethora of devotees who come with gratitude, love and deep faith for the Goddess.

Address- Maruti Estate Rd,100 Ft Road,albatiya Road, Maruti Estate, Kala Kunj, Shahganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282010.

As discussed in the previous articles, we at Treasure Trip India aim at providing a nuanced experience of Agra to all our travelers or rather explorers, and therefore, we seek to put forward these top 10 unconventional gems of Agra, not only in terms of spirituality or faith but also the architectural imprints, cultural symbolism and historicity.

These temples are a must visit for believers who seek love in the lap of the supreme power and non – believers who are out there seeking meaning in the hustle – bustle of the chaotic centuries.

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