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Explore Your Religious Zeal At These 8 Places In Your 50s

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Have you been wanting to go for a weekend getaway as part of your religious faith in your 50s? Here are the 8 destinations for you as per HolidayIQ users

1. Holy Town of Orissa

Holy Town of Orissa
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Bineet Nayak adds, “Magnificent temple with unique architecture; Konark Sun temple is shaped like a giant chariot is a 13th-century Hindu temple. There is also a very clean sea beach nearby, what more does one need??” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Abhay Parmar shares, “This is an old 13th-century temple and is the UNESCO world heritage site. The carvings and stone sculptures in the temple are remarkable. The temple symbolizes 12 pairs of exclusively architectured gigantic wheels as 12 months of a year and 7 horses dragging it as seven days of the week.” Read Full Review 

2. For the blessings of Goddess Mother; Katra

For the blessings of Goddess Mother; Katra
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Tanvi Gupta adds, “There's something mystifying about almost every pilgrimage. The trek is at quite a height and is a little tiring, but there are views in between that will keep you refreshed. The Bhawan is very systematically managed, clean and everyone gets to worship properly through queue systems. The view is spectacular and reaching the main temple is a significant delight after the trek. To add a cherry to the cake try to plan your trek so that you reach the aarti-time.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Kundan Kumar adds, “Very religious place for Hindus, it's the divine abode of Maa Vaishno Devi. Must visit temple, Vaishno Devi Mandir, Katra is very religious and worshipped temple and millions of people from all parts of the country visit every year..” Read Full Review 



3. Explore the Stone Sculptures of Ajmer

Explore the Stone Sculptures of Ajmer
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Biswanath Bhattacharjee shares, “Ajmer Sharif dargah is an important and famous religious Islamic mosque. Puskar - an important Hindu religious destination having a unique and only Brahma temple in India. ” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rizwanuddin Rafiq adds, “The holy Shrine of Moin Uddin Chishti; Ajmer Shrine has a special distinction on all other shrines in India, it is an international waqf and an Islamic Mortmain governed by Dargah Khwaja Saheb Act-1955, and a Committee is appointed by the Government of India. He interpreted religion in term of humanity to his disciple and taught them to develop river-like generosity, sun-like affection, and earth-like hospitality. The highest form of devotion, according to him, was to redress the misery and he was successful and Ajmer became a most important center of pilgrimage in India.” Read Full Review 

4. For its sacred abode ; Amritsar

For its sacred abode ; Amritsar
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Nikhil Pandey shares, “Fabulous place with an epic history for Sikhs; Excellent work of gold and the structure shines in the evening and night. All this adds up to the beauty of the temple.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sankar Narayanan adds, “Holy place to be visited especially on full moon day. With a white cloth neatly covering my head, I joined the numerous devotees waiting in the bridge connecting the Harmandir Sahib Gurudwara at the Golden temple. The Harmandir Sahib is the holy place for the Sikhs. In the sanctum, the holy Granth Sahib is placed and worshiped. When you approach this holy place, you get the positive, soulful and peaceful vibration gripping you. There are priests who sit there and recite holy Kirtans and fan the Granth Sahib..” Read Full Review

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5. Get spiritual At Varanasi

Get spiritual At Varanasi
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Ajey Balaji V adds, “Mystic place Be it an Indian or a Guest from another country, the Kashi Vishwanath temple is bound to attract one like a flower beckoning a bee. The hustle and bustle around the temple, the hawker's endless calls, colorful shops which sell trinkets and amulets, the meandering lanes and by lanes, is all set to make your visit or pilgrimage an unforgettable one.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Aditya Singh adds, “You can easily reach there by boat or on foot. The place is near Godowlia and Kashi Vishwanath temple. There are many temples on the ghat itself..” Read Full Review

6. For a peaceful retreat ; Dwarka

For a peaceful retreat ; Dwarka
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Thulaseedharan Achary says, “After landing from the boat, there is enough auto service for carrying tourists to the main temple. In the main temple, the priests describe the historical events etc of Dwarka and in my opinion, they exploit more of our time..” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Umesh Kumar Yadav adds, “Excellent place and well-maintained mandir; In one word if I describe then I can say 'superb'. Nice place and well-maintained. It has got its own hotel which is very near to temple. For abhishekam, you can go to Ahilyabai temple which is situated near the entrance of this temple. Take milk from vendors and offer milk and flowers to Shivlinga.” Read Full Review

7. For its heavenly feel ; Ujjain

For its heavenly feel ; Ujjain
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Krishna Reddy says, “Harsiddhi Mata temple is one of the 52 Shakti peethas Harsiddhi temples. It is one of the most famous Shakti peeth among all the Shakti peethas of our country.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Arunav Singh shares, “One of a kind experience; The Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain has quite a history associated with it. It's a really long walk in the temple and there is no photography allowed.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Abhinav Kumar shares, “Mahakal the Giant Shiva; The dynasty of Ujjayini has many religious things to offer. The Mahakaleshwar temple is situated in the center of Ujjain city. The ancient architecture of temple will definitely dip you in spiritualism..” Read Full Review

8. Indulge in the spiritual culture ; Guwahati

Indulge in the spiritual culture ; Guwahati
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Sohan Basak says, “Beautiful temple having a cultural heritage and historical importance. I regularly visit Kamakhya temple and it warms my heart to the core. The environment, nature, in a word it's awesome. We reached Kamakhya station in train and from there you can take a bus or cab to Kamakhya temple.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sunil Chaurasia adds, “Temple of high religious belief in the entire North-East; The Kamakhya temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the mother Goddess Kamakhya, one of the oldest Shakti Peeths. The Kamakhya temple in Guwahati is one of the most famous and ancient temples in India. Perched on Nichol Hill about 8 km west of the city, this temple is a compulsory stop for the pilgrims on tirth yatra..” Read Full Review 

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