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Looking for Nirvana? 8 Getaways for the Couple On a Spiritual Quest

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Are you and your partner looking for a break from the humdrum of everyday life? A visit to these 8 spots is sure to make you feel elevated and connected to your inner self. HolidayIQ reviewers suggest pit stops for a couple on a journey to attain nirvana. 

1. Haridwar

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Ganga | Temple | Peace | Ghat

HolidayIQ Reviewer srinivas pansare adds, “Haridwar, by name itself it denotes that, it is a Gateway to God....Religious festivals hold even further draw and tourists can't helped but compelled by the city's aura of intense spirituality. ...there are about 4000 temples in Haridwar. ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer himanshu bahukhandi adds, “Chandi Devi Temple is said to be one of the most spiritual place in Haridwar...Chandi Devi Temple is the place where you can find the true spirituality of Haridwar and there is a saying that you should probably visit Chandi Devi Temple if you are visiting Haridwar. ” Read Full Review

2. Ajmer

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Lake | Religious | Shrine | Peace

HolidayIQ Reviewer Ashok Wadhwa says, “India's most important pilgrimage for people from all faiths. The splendid tomb of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti is next only to Mecca or Medina for muslims. Built in the 13th century, this mausoleum has a gigantic entrance gate. 2 massive cauldrons in the courtyard were donated by Akbar and Jahangir. ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rizwanuddin Rafiq says, “Beautifying the dargah complex, which is a spiritual kingdom...Such a beautiful Gate added to this Holy Shrine of Sufi Saint A precious Gem for Ajmer, is beautifying the Dargah Complex, which is a spiritual kingdom, indeed is a pure Islamic Architectural Style High Gate Is Having An Arch In The Centre. In 1332 Muhammad Bin Tughluq, visited first and Akbar Visited fourteen times. Khwaja Ghrib Nawaz, himself was a great benefactor for poor and served to the humanity, and who ever visited His holy shrine, becomes affectionate to him, including Kings and even Queen Mary who visited Dargah, and later Victoria Government constructed the roof above the Hauz in order to make the convenient for the devotees, also called the Victoria's Tank, just in front of the Main Gate.” Read Full Review

3. Puri

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Temple | Religious | Peace | Pilgrimage

HolidayIQ Reviewer Abhay Parmar adds, “A temple very divine and unique...The temple is very divine and unique, you feel the vibrations as soon as you enter the temple. The chanting of Jay Jagannath makes atmosphere more spiritual. ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sandhikshan Das shares, “An excellent, spiritual temple... It is a very old temple and has nice inscriptions on it. The statues are made from neem wood and every year it is made newly during Rath Yatra in the rainy season.” Read Full Review

4. Trivandrum(Thiruvananthapuram)

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Beach | Sea | Peaceful | Hill

HolidayIQ Reviewer Anup Viswanathan Thampi adds, “Agasthya hills is the soul and heart of pilgrimage centre for devotees of the Hindu sage Agastya. Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve is among 20 new sites added by UNESCO to its World Network of Biosphere Reserves in March 2016. So please value it and give prior importance to it. Carry only things that are essential ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer VINOD KUMAR R shares, “Nice pilgrimage ...Good destination for those who like to spend some time in the abode of "Sree Padmanabha" and those who are interested in archaeology. The temple, once belonged to the Travancore Royal family, is a nice example of a mixture of the indigenous Kerala style and the Dravidian style of architecture. I would say a must-see place if you are visiting Trivandrum. ” Read Full Review

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5. Amritsar

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Golden Temple | Religious | Peace | Peaceful

HolidayIQ Reviewer Renjith Thomas shares, “Wonderful experience with spiritual atmosphere ...It should be experienced - free food ( an awesome experience), spiritual atmosphere, beauty of the temple etc, amazing you may really fall in love with Sikh religion. ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Alok Pandey says, “Pilgrimage destination for mental peace...A world famous pilgrimage destination for Sikh community which is visited by people all over the world irrespective of caste and religion. It's four gates symbolises the welcoming of humans of various caste and religion. ” Read Full Review

6. Bodhgaya

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Temple | Buddha | Peaceful | Peace

HolidayIQ Reviewer Prof P V L shares, “A soulful trip feels extremely spiritual ...People coming there are extremely spiritual, polite and welcoming. ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Mrinal Prasad adds, “Mahabodhi Mandir (Temple)holds a very historic and spiritual value, it is a world heritage, if you are visiting Gaya this is the place from where you should start your day. It is believed that Gautam Budha attained the enlightenment here. ...The moment you set your foot in the temple you will start feeling that positive vibe, it's a very peaceful place. Try to spend some time in the premises doing meditation.” Read Full Review

7. Varanasi

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Temple | Ghat | Religious | Peaceful

HolidayIQ Reviewer Ajey Balaji V adds, “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 hawkers endless calls, colourful shops which sells trinkets and amulets, the meandering lanes and by lanes, is all set to make your visit or pilgrimage an unforgettable one. ...The evening aarti on the Dashashwamedh Ghat is soul enriching ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Pritesh Mehta says, “Most famous temple of Hindu religion...This temple is dedicate to Lord Shiva. The temple is located on western side of sacred river Ganga. It is one of the twelve jyotirling. ...There real god of Mahadev is seated and give blessing to all person. This place is very spiritual and ancient temples are available.” Read Full Review

8. Trimbakeshwar

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HolidayIQ Reviewer SHISHIR KUMAR NAIK adds, “Fruitful visit from the pilgrimage point of view during the Maha Kumbh. This the unique Jyotirlinga. Where Brahma, Vishnu and Lord Shiva are situated and worshiped together. The linga is below the ground level. River Godavari is coming out of it. ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Saurabh Gupta adds, “This place is a real deal, really love the temple. The spiritual environment, the Jyotirlinga is just exceptional.” Read Full Review

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