The Golden Temple in Amritsar is over 400 years old. Photo: Arian Zwegers/Flickr/Creative Commons (

11 Indian Spiritual Sites to Travel to for Their Gorgeous Architecture

Impressive buildings that are sacred by design.

India is home to some of the best architecture for worship. We’ve picked some of the most outstanding in this list below. Stop by these sacred spaces for lessons in design and maybe, inner peace.


    Fabiola Monteiro was formerly a member of National Geographic Traveller India's web team. She loves beaches, blue skies, and baking, and is most centred while trying a new cake recipe. She tweets as @thefabmonteiro.

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