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5 best temples in Bhopal

If you are an outsider of Bhopal and you are coming to Bhopal city then here are a few interesting temples in Bhopal that you should visit whenever you step in Bhopal. Below is the list:

1. Bhojpur Temple

2. Gufa Mandir

3. Birla Mandir

4.Manua Bhan ki Tekri

5. Khatla Pura Temple

Let’s talk about the details of each temple situated in Bhopal

1. Bhojpur Temple

The temples in Bhopal is the perfect example for architectural drawings. It is located on the banks of betwa river which is 28 km away from the city of Bhopal. The temple has large Shiv Ling inside the center of it. Raja bhoj started constructing this temple around the 10th- 11th century and left it unfinished. This is the main reason why the name kept Bhojpur Temple.

Every year at Shivratri, thousands of devotees come from the outskirts of Bhopal to visit the temple. Beautiful greenery is surrounded. In addition a small park filled with flowers. 

2. Gufa Mandir

Cave Temple is the english version. Sant Narayan Dasji Maharaj ji established this temple. People visit here to worship Lord Shiva and hanuman ji. Recently, Hindu temples adorned with more statues of various goddesses, making a complete temple for every Hindu god. Every year there are different programs and functions organized by the committee and Madhya Pradesh. It is located near Lalghati, Bhopal.  

3. Birla Mandir

Birlas built Laxmi Narayan Temple. One of the Indian Industrial Family. Just behind the temple, you can see the lake at the lower level and a 360-degree birds eye view of Bhopal city from the hilltop. This is the specialty of the temple why it is famous. First is the location and second is the construction design. The temple has a Laxmi Narayan statue inside it. The devotees come to visit  Goddess Laxmi-Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva-Goddess Parvati. The temple is located at Arera Hills Bhopal   

4.Manua Bhan ki Tekri

This ancient architecture is widely popular. Not only this but every religious people comes to visit this place. This temple is located at the top of the hill of Bhopal. You can reach the temple with the help of 2 ways. First using ropeway and second through road transport. The temple generally has Mahavir Jain Statue. People from everywhere gathered here to celebrate the festival. Various types of fairs conducted every year.

5. Kankali Mata Mandir

The Kankali temple situated in Raisen. Maa Kali idol is placed inside the temple. This is an ancient temple of Maa Kali, here the statues of Lord Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh are present along with the 20-armed idol of Maa Kali. It is believed that during the days of Navratri, the neck of the Mother Goddess, bent about 45 degrees, becomes straight for a few moments, devotees come from far and wide to see this miracle. Apart from this, people believe that there is another belief related to the Devi temple. Women whose laps are empty, apply cow dung here with reverence and their wishes are fulfilled. When the wish is fulfilled, straight hand marks are made. Thousands of handprints are made here.

Conclusion

So these are some of the top and renowned temples in Bhopal and list of Gurudwara that you should visit if you are visiting first time in Bhopal. Every temple has its history and story of the god. Thank You 

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