Visit the Famous Temples in Jharkhand – Top Pilgrimage Destinations must Plan to Visit in Your Life!

    India is the religious land with numbers of remarkable temples across the nation. Regardless of the religious diversity, there are a multitude of pilgrimage destinations in India, of which Jharkhand has many temples with historical and religious significance in it.

    Jharkhand, part of Bihar, is rich in culture and tradition. Most of the temples situated here dates back to Mughal era. There are about 72 Hindu temples in this state, especially dedicated to Lord Siva, which attracts millions of tourists from various parts of India and from round the globe. Most of the temples here are constructed in Terracotta.

    If you are planning for your pilgrimage tourism to Jharkhand, then here follows top temples to visit:

    Baidyanath Temple:

    This temple is located in Deoghar and it is one among the twelve Jyothirlingas in India. This temple is the popular worship place for the Lord Shiva devotees. This temple was constructed on single rock, which constitutes all gods and goddesses. Most of the pilgrimages will visit this temple during rainy season to water Shiva Linga, which is called Sawan.

    Sun Temple

    This temple is located 39 km from Ranchi and it is famous for its construction and unique shape of huge chariot, which is dragged by seven-life-size horses with 18 wheels. The pond in this temple serves as sacred place for the Chhathavratis.

    Basukinath Temple:

    This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and it is also a very popular pilgrimage. Anyone who plans their pilgrimage will definitely visit this temple to complete their worship. This temple is located about 43 km from Deoghar. It is very popular for its original local art.

    Madhuban:

    This temple is the popular Jain pilgrim center  and it is located in Giridih District at Jharkhand. This temple is very popular for its ancient temples, which is over 2000 years old. Madhuban holds two famous temples and they include, Samosharan and Bhomiyaji Asthan.

    Angrabadi Temple:

    This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, Ganesh, Ram and Sita and Hanuman. This temple has a majestic complex, which is located in Khunti near Ranchi. Angrabadi temple was renamed as Amreshwar Dham.

    Naulakha Mandir:

    This temple is about 1.5 km from Baba Baiudyanath Temple that enshrines with Lord Radha Krishna. It looks very similar to Ramakrishna in Belur. This temple is visited by millions of pilgrimages and tourists throughout the year.

    Tapovan Temple:

    This is an other popular temple in Jharkhand, located near Deoghar. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is called Taponath Mahadeva. There are many caves found on this hill. It is also believed that Sage Valmiki came here for penance.

    Jagannathpur Temple

    This temple is very popular in Jharkhand and it is located in Ranchi. This is very similar to Puri Jagannath Temple, which features the miniature version to Puri Temple. It is very famous for Rath Yatra.

    Digambar Jain Temple:

    This temple is located in Ranchi and Lord Adinath, Lord Mahavir and Lord Bahubali are the major deities worshiped in this temple. This temple comprises a large hall, where many religious activities take place.

    Pahari Temple:

    This temple is located on the top of hill and it is one of the popular religious destinations in Ranchi. This temple is located about 2 km from Albert Ekka Chowk.


    In addition to these temples to visit in Jharkhand, there are also many other popular temples located across the state, which includes, Parasnath Temple, Rijubalilka Jain Temple, BarakarKabir Gyan Mandir, Baidyanath Temple, Nandan Pahar  Basukinath Temple, Babadham Naulakha Mandir Tapovan, Kali Dham Ayappa Mandir,  Ram Mandir, Bhuvaneswari Temple, Gol Pahari Mandir and more.