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Religious Places in Maharashtra

India is a lovely country where you may find many individuals from many faith communities coexisting peacefully and together. You will undoubtedly discover temples, mosques, churches, monasteries, and gurudwaras in practically every corner of the nation. Additionally, you can pick any location in the country if you're arranging a vacation for a religious purpose. However, you must select Maharashtra as your destination to make it unique. You won't look back on this choice with regret. Here are a few famous religious places in Maharashtra that you must visit.

Famous Temples in Maharashtra

Since the fourth century, when Maharashtra's history began, it has been home to numerous tribes and communities, including the Naga, Munda, Bhil, and Aparanta. Several dynasties ruled Maharashtra, including the Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Yadavs, and ultimately the Marathas. It is currently renowned for its imposing structures and temples due to its lengthy history. Here is a list of Hindu religious places in Maharashtra:

  • Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai
  • Sai Baba Temple, Shirdi
  • Mahalakshmi Temple, Mumbai
  • Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga, Nashik
  • Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga, Aurangabad
  • Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga, Pune
  • Shani Temple, Shinganapur
  • Lalbaugcha Raja Temple, Lalbaug
  • Tulja Bhavani Temple, Tuljapur

Famous Mosques in Maharashtra

For Muslims, mosques serve as places of worship and religious sites. These locations radiate a great deal of architectural brilliance and are well known for their stunning architecture and calligraphy on the walls. There are many Muslim religious places in Maharashtra, but just a few stand out from the others.

  • Bibi-ka-Maqbara
  • Dargah of Baba Shah Muzaffar
  • Sayeed Burhan-ud-din and Sayeed Zain-ud-din in Aurangabad
  • Haji Ali mausoleum in Mumbai
  • Gharib Nawaz Mosque in Nagpur
  • Dwarakamayi Mosque (Shirdi)

Famous Churches in Maharashtra

The cultures, religions, and castes that frequently call this place home or visit have all welcomed its secular way of life. People visit all places of worship, regardless of caste. Even Mumbai's churches fall under this same umbrella. Everyone comes to these well-known and famous churches, despite people's differing religious beliefs.

Mount Mary Basilica, Bandra St Andrew’s Church, Bandra Afghan Church, Colaba St Thomas Cathedral, Fort Gloria Church, Byculla St Michael’s Church, Mahim

Famous Gurudwara in Maharashtra

The most well-known Gurdwaras or Sikh temples in India are located mainly in the northern regions, including Punjab and even the capital city of New Delhi. Nevertheless, some are more significant than others and are located in other regions of the nation. One such location is Nanded, which represents the final leg of Guru Gobind Singh Ji's journey as the last Sikh Guru. A list of gurudwaras in Maharashtra is given below.

  • Hazur sahib
  • Gurudwara Maltekri Sahib
  • Gurudwara Nanaksar Sahib Nanded
  • Gurudwara Nagina Ghat
  • Gurdwara Bandi Ghat

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