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List of the largest temples in the World by area

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A Hindu temple is commonly referred to as Mandir. Hindu temples look very different, they are usually square or rectangular in shape that contains halls built one inside the other. In each Mandir, there are murtis, statues, and pictures of gods which show Hindus different ways to think about God.
Here's a list of the largest Hindu temples in the world according to their area:
Sr. No. Temple Place Area (m square)
1. Pashupatinath Kathmandu (Nepal) 2,460,000
2. Angkor Wat Cambodia 1,626,000
3. Swaminarayan Akshardham New Jersey 660,000
4. Sri Ranganathaswamy temple Tiruchirappalli (India) 631,000
5. Chhatarpur temple New Delhi 280,000
6. Akshardham Delhi 240,000
7. Besakih Temple Bali (Indonesia) 200,000
8. Belur Math, Ramakrishna temple Howrah (India) 160,000
9. Thillai Nataraja temple Chidambaram (India) 159,480
10. Prambanan, Trimurti temple Yogyakarta (Indonesia) 152,000
11. Brihadeeswarar Temple Thanjavur (India) 102,400

⦿Did you know?

1. Devotees performs mysterious things at Mehandipur Balaji Temple, Rajasthan.

2. Suchindram temple is dedicated to the Trimurthis (meaning three statues)- Brahma,Vishnu & Shiva.

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Q.1 How many temples are there in the world?
Ans. Unfortunately, no one did extensive research to calculate but we can say there must be over a billion temples (constructed, discovered, undiscovered, under construction)

Q.2 which tree is most sacred as per Hinduism?
Ans. It's a subjective question but as per various sources, the most sacred tree is Peepal (Banyan tree).


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