Location: A must visit place on the list of religiously inclined people, Annapurna temple is one of the most famous temple that lie in the city of Indore.
Description: Main deity of this beautifully carved temple is Goddess Annapurna who is considered to be Goddess Parvati’s personification.
Influenced by the design of the Madurai’s Meenakshi temple, Annapurna temple has a statue of four life sized elephants that holds the beautifully decorated gate. Different temples which are dedicated to other Hindu Gods such as Lord Shiva, Hanuman and Kal Bhairav are also present inside the complex.
Interiors as well as exteriors of the temple are beautifully decorated. Exquisite carvings of legendary characters are present on the outer walls, which make the temple look all the more beautiful. Therefore while on trip to the city of Indore, a person should plan a short visit to this elegantly designed temple whose ambiance is sure to leave him relaxed.
Activities: According to Hindu mythology, Goddess Annapurna is supposed to be the food Goddess. Therefore tourists as well as local residents throng the temple in large numbers throughout the year to pay their obeisance to goddess Annapurna before they start giving food to their new born children.