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In religion and spirituality, a pilgrimage is a long journey or search of great moral significance. Sometimes, it is a journey to a sacred place or shrine of importance to a person's beliefs and faith. A pilgrimage is a religious journey, people undertake pilgrimages so they can worship at special places which are connected to their religion.
Many pilgrim tourists from all over the world comes into the country finding destinations in the various places of worship in India. The land fascinates every tourist with every single pilgrim site offering a blessed destination for each one of them.India is a holy land inhabited by people of various faith and religions. The country associates itself with an affluent historical as well as religious backdrop of Hinduism and other religions. There are various Hindu pilgrimages sites in every nook and corner of the country. However the North India pilgrimage sites are quite popular and frequently visited by world wide pilgrim tourists.
Some of the prime north indian pilgrimage destinations of India are as follows:

1. Vaishno Devi
Vaishno DeviVaishno Devi Temple is one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Shakti, located in Trikuta mountain 61 kilometres north of Jammu.In Hinduism, Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Sheraan Wali and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Mother Goddess. more...

Golden Temple2. Golden Temple
Golden Temple, informally referred to as Hari Mandir or Temple of God,is culturally the most significant place of worship of the Sikhs .It is a place frequented by Sikhs all round the year. Countless pilgrims visit Golden Temple to pay homage to the holy shrine. more...

3. Amarnath
AmarnathAmarnath caves are one of the most famous shrines in Hinduism, dedicated to the god Shiva,located in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The shrine is claimed to be over 5,000 years old and forms an important part of ancient Hindu mythology. more...

Manimahesh4. Manimahesh
Manimahesh is in the south-eastern corner of Chamba District. It lies at an altitude of 5,656 m. There is a shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, who is well-known to have picked up some of the most inaccessible spots up in the mountains as His abode. more...

5. Chamunda Devi
Chamunda DeviChamunda Devi is revered as a Shakti shrine, situated 10 km west of Palampur located in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh on the banks of Baner River.This ancient temple dates back to the 16th century. This is the place where the Demons Chand and Mund came to conquer Devi Mahakali and during the fight, the Devi cut their heads. more...

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