Traditional Wedding Destinations In India


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Traditional Wedding Destinations

Planning a wedding is very difficult, so does planning a destination wedding. But, in this age, where everybody is thinking of going somewhere exotic for their destination wedding, thinking of traditional marriages can be a little different. Well, it is not a new idea, as when you reach the destination, even you can see so many people waiting in line to tie the knot. But, it can be really exciting with the blessing from the god, and traditionally getting married. So here, are some traditional wedding destinations in India, where you can get married too.

Some Beautiful Traditional Wedding Destinations

1Bhoganandishwara Temple, Nandi Hills, Karnataka

Bhoganandishwara Temple

Bhoganandishwara Temple is located at the base of Nandi Hills. This temple is dedicated to Shiva and is just 40 miles from Bangalore city. A wonderful kalyanamandapa is attached to the temple of one of its three shrines. It is basically an architectural blend of the Chola, Hoysala, and the Vijayanagar periods. What can be the best place to have a traditional wedding destination, in history.

How to get there:

The temple is on the Bengaluru-Hyderabad National Highway and is also easily accessible from the road. The nearest airport is the Kempegowda in Bengaluru, which is also 65 km away. The nearest railway station, Chikkaballapur, is nine km away and there are many frequent trains to Bengaluru.

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2Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab

Golden Temple

The Golden Temple or Harmandir Sahib is one of the most popular traditional wedding destinations among people. Guess which celebrity recently got married there? Yes, Yuvraj Singh. It is the holiest Gurudwara among the Sikhs. Which also makes it one of the best place to join the loved ones together. It is located in Amritsar, Punjab and was founded by Guru Ram Das, the fifth Sikh Guru.

How to get there:

It is just 13 km from Amritsar Airport by road. Amritsar railway station is also merely 1.8 km away and is also well-connected with the rest of India.

3Jagannath Temple, Puri, Orissa

Jagannath Temple

Puri Jagannath Temple is believed to be a sacred Vaishnava temple, which is dedicated to Lord Jagannath. It is located on the eastern coast of Orissa. This temple is an important pilgrimage traditional wedding destination, and also the best place to start a new life with your partner. It also contains magnificent temples, colorful wildlife, sunny beaches, traditional tribal culture as well as a rich heritage.

How to get there:

Puri can be reached by its nearest airport in Bhubaneswar, which is only 56 km away. The railway station near Puri is amajor railway station, which has links to many of the important cities in India. The railway station is also accessible from the main town by almost all the modes of transport.

4Shree Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Shree Siddhivinayak Temple

Siddhivinayak temple is devoted to Lord Ganesha as Siddhivinayaka, which means ‘Ganesha who grants your wish’. One sign is if you would like to have a peaceful wedding ceremony, this temple is very popular among the celebrities, politicians, and other bigwigs. So, brace yourself for the occasion out-of-control crowds as well as paparazzi in this traditional wedding destination.

How to get there:

It is basically 13.8 km from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport on the Western Express Highway. It is also roughly two km by road from the Dadar Railway station on the West and Central line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway network.

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5Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Kolkata

Dakshineswar Kali Temple

This Kali temple is located at Dakshineswar near Kolkata, on the eastern bank of the Hooghly river. The deity of the temple is Bhavatarini, another aspect of Kali. Some legends say that whoever gets married in this temple, always gets her blessing.

How to get there:

The airport of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose is 12.7km away, which is via Belgharia Expressway and Kolkata Railway Station is just six km away.

6Guruvayur Temple, Kerala

Guruvayur Temple

During the wedding season, Guruvayur Temple is one of the most famous as well as the busiest temple in India. It is also believed that the couple has to be really lucky to get married in front of the deity, Krishna, in the temple, who is the incarnation of Vishnu.

How to get there:

Guruvayur is just 28 km from the city, Thrissur. There are many frequent buses to Thrissur, as well as to all the other south Indian cities including Salem, Madurai, Coimbatore, and Mysore. Cochin International Airport is located at a distance of 87 km. There are also many passenger trains, located each from Guruvayur Railway Station to the Ernakulam Junction and the Thrissur Railway Station.

7Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Meenakshi Amman Temple

This historic temple is located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River, in Madurai. This temple is dedicated to Parvati, who is known as Meenakshi and Shiva. During the wedding season, many couples come here to get the blessing of Parvati.

How to get there:

Madurai has its own airport, which is situated just 10 km away from the city. There are also daily flights from Madurai to Chennai, Bangalore, Coimbatore and Tiruchi. From the airport, you can also easily find taxis to take you inside the city, costing just around Rs 200.

Madurai, Which is an important pilgrimage site and the seat of Madurai Kamraj University, has a railway station of its own.

8Tirupathi or Venkateswara Temple, Tirumala, Andhra Prad...

Venkateswara Temple

This Vaishnav temple is situated on the hills of Tirumala in Tirupati in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. It is dedicated to Lord Sri Venkateswara, an incarnation of Vishnu. It is also an abode to one of the richest as well as busiest Gods in India. It is one of the most preferred wedding locations among the Hindus. A lot of people opt for Kalyan mandapams in Tirupati. It has also been seen in the movie of 2 states, starring Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor.

How to get there:

Tirupati has its own airport, and regular flights are there to all the major cities. Through train, stations like Renigunta Junction (RU), Tirupati Main (TPTY), Anantarajupet (ANE) are well-connected to other cities and it has many regular trains.

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