List of the largest temples in the World by area – Latest List – A Hindu temple is commonly known as a temple. Hindu temples look very different, they are usually square or rectangular in shape with halls built inside each other. In each temple, there are idols, idols and paintings of gods that show Hindus different ways of thinking about God. Here is the list of the world’s largest Hindu temples by their area:
According to Guinness World Records, the Akshardham temple is the largest Hindu temple in the world, but it is disputed by at least 3 other temples in India, which are claimed to be the largest temple. These temples are often part of a larger complex that makes it even less clear. In this list I will focus on the main temple (if any) to determine which is the largest temple in the word.
List of the largest temples in the World by area – Latest List
|Sr. No.||Temple||Place||Area (m square)|
|3.||Swaminarayan Akshardham||New Jersey||660,000|
|4.||Sri Ranganathaswamy temple||Tiruchirappalli (India)||631,000|
|5.||Chhatarpur temple||New Delhi||280,000|
|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|
Temples of Hindu gods and goddesses exist not only in India but all over the world. One is a surprise to see the ancient Hindu temples which are known for their vastness and amazing architecture. These remarkable structures were constructed several hundred years ago without any technical or mechanical provision. Here is a list of the 10 largest Hindu temples on the continents.