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Shiva Temples

Not only in India, but the zeal of people belonging to the Hindu community to get a glimpse of Lord Shiva colossal idols can be seen all over the world. Since India is highly populated with Hindus and its followers, there are a wide variety of Shiva temples all across the country but to one’s surprise some of the beautiful Shiva temples can also be found outside India. Some of them are very famous and have been known for their architecture, ancestry and grandeur.

The prevalent presence of the Shiva temples all across the county is because of the presence of Lord Shiva’s devotees throughout the planet. People have great faith in the blessings of Lord Shiva particularly those belonging to the Hindu community and so various followers Lord Shiva and organisations have taken pleasure in building some really gigantic and worth visiting temples in various parts of the world.

For the convenience of the readers and to provide a guideline to those trying to find out temples of Lord Shiva in different parts of the world, we have prepared a list of all the famous temples of Lord Shiva. People should have knowledge about these temples and should take time to visit them if ever have got the chance to visit the respective country. Let’s take a look at the magic that these temples spread through their majesty:

Famous Lord Shiva Temples Outside India
S.No. Temple Name Location Country
1 Prambanan Temple Java, Indonesia Indonesia
2 The Shiva Vishnu Temple Lanham, Maryland Maryland
3 Shiva Vishnu Temple Livermore, California,USA United States of America
4 Madhya Kailash Temple Midrand, South Africa South Africa
5 Pashupatinath Temple Kathmandu, Nepal Nepal
6 Shiva Temple Auckland, New Zealand New Zealand
7 The Sagar Shiv Temple Mauritius Mauritius
8 Shiva Vishnu Temple South Florida, USA United States of America
9 The Sivan Kovil Lewisham, London United Kingdom
10 Shiva Temple Zurich, Switzerland Switzerland
11 Shiva Hindu Temple Zuidoost, Amsterdam Netherlands
12 Katasraj Temple Chakwal, Pakistan Pakistan
13 The Shiva Temple Muscat, Oman Oman
14 Mukti Gupteshwar Temple Minto, Australia Australia
15 Munneswaram Temple Munneswaram, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
16 Shiva Vishnu Temple Melbourne, Australia Australia

Famous Lord Shiva Temples Across India
S.No. Temple Name Location Country
1 Amarnath Temple Jammu and Kashmir India
2 Sukreswar Temple Assam India
3 Srikalahasti Temple Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh India
4 Bhavnath Mahadev Temple Junagadh, Gujarat India
5 Vadakkunnathan Temple Thrissur, Kerala India
6 Murudeshwara Temple Murudeshwara, Karnataka India
7 Taraknath Temple Tarakeswar, West Bengal India
8 Annamalaiyar Temple Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu India
9 Daksheswara Mahadev Temple Kankhal, Uttarakhand India
10 Kotilingeshwara Temple Kotilingeshwara, Karnataka India
11 Lingaraj Temple Bhubaneswar, Orissa India
12 Shore Temple Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu India
13 Brihadeeswara Temple Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu India
14 Kandariya Mahadeva Temple Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh India
15 Pashupatinath Temple Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh India
16 Tungnath Temple Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand India
17 Natarajar Temple Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu India
18 Kirateshwar Mahadev Temple Gyalshing, Sikkim India
19 Jambukeswarar Temple Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu India
20 Bhojpur Shiva Temple Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh India
21 Kailashnath Temple Ellora, Maharashtra India
22 Mallikarjuna Swamy Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh India
23 Brihadeeswarar Temple Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu India
24 Ramanathaswamy Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu India
25 Koteshwar Temple Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand India
26 Lepakshi Temple Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh India
27 Baijnath Temple Kangra, Himachal Pradesh India
28 Thousand Pillar Temple Hanamakonda, Telangana India
29 Meenakshi Amman Temple Madurai, Tamil Nadu India
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