India is secular nation that bears equal tolerance
to all religions. Hence, one can find many a religious places specific
to different religious groups. There are Hindu, Islamic, Christian,
Buddhist, Jain and Sikh religious places.
Most of them have a mythological story associated with their evolution
and devotees believe in wish fulfillment at some of these. However,
faith is the sole basis that keeps these places alive; some of them
are more than a century old. The famous pilgrimage centers in India
are Tirupati, Shirdi, Somnath temple, Thrissur, Khajuraho, Omkareshwar,
Golden temple, Ajanta caves, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gaya, Rishikesh,
Varansi, Anandpur Sahib and many more.