One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world is  Varanasi, also referred to by devotees as Kashi, the Luminous, or the  City of Light, founded by Shiva.  


It is one of the wealthiest and most visited temples in India. Devotees  undertake a journey to seek the blessings of the deity and offer their  prayers.  


Rishikesh is also the starting point for the Char Dham Yatra, a  pilgrimage to the sacred sites of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and  Badrinath. 


It is the most sacred pilgrimage site for Sikhs and one of the most  visited religious places in India. The Golden Temple is a symbol of  equality, humility, and spiritual solace.  

Bodh Gaya

It is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in the world. The Mahabodhi Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  


Devotees from various religious backgrounds visit the Shirdi Sai Baba Temple to seek blessings and find solace.  


Haridwar is another sacred city located on the banks of the Ganges  River. It is believed to be the place where the river descends from the  Himalayas to the plains. 


Puri is also one of the famous pilgrimage centers of India. It is a  coastal city in Odisha known for the Jagannath Temple, dedicated to Lord  Jagannath .


Situated in the Himalayas, Kedarnath is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas (shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva) in India.  


Ajmer is home to the famous Ajmer Sharif Dargah, the tomb of the Sufi  saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. It is a revered site for Muslims and  attracts devotees from different parts of the world.