The Most Sacred Places Around The World

Religion gives you identity. It is the religion which decides what is good for you and what is not-so-good for you. Although all the religions speak of God and His principles, there are some minor differences between them. The spiritually important places, have a different vibe altogether. These places bring out the small, spiritual kid in you and make you calm and peaceful. Here is a small list of the world’s most spiritual places that will help you to explore humanity from different angles altogether.

Jerusalem

Jerusalem, one of the oldest cities of the world, is the birthplace of three religions, namely, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. It is believed to be the place where Jesus was crucified and the place where Muhammad met and spoke with Allah. The city is war-torn, and both Israel and Palestine claim Jerusalem as its capital. The old testament states that King David made Jerusalem the capital of Israel. The city has a rich cultural heritage and is one of the most popular destinations across the globe.

Mecca

Mecca is the birthplace of Prophet Muhammad and is also the birthplace of the religion he preached, Islam. The city is located in Saudi Arabia and is forbidden for the Non-Muslims. The place is a holy shrine, and a true Muslim has to visit the place once in a lifetime. All the Muslims have to pray to Allah in the direction in which the Kaaba is located. The Kaaba is a sacred building in Al-Masjid-al-Haram.

Varanasi

The holiest city of Hindus, Varanasi is also popularly known as Kashi, the city’s old name. The place is a popular shrine and is visited by millions of Hindus every year. The place is famous for its holy temples and the holy river Ganga. The famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple is the holiest among all and is considered to be the place where the Hindu Lord, Lord Shiva appeared for the first time in the shape of a never-ending fire column.

 

Lourdes

Lourdes is a small town in France. The city gained fame when The Virgin Mother Marry appeared to a 14-year-old girl for almost 18 times. Since then the place holds a special place in the heart of Catholics. More than 200 million visitors have visited the place since then. Also, there are stories of people who have been healed by the spring water of the grotto.

Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya is a small city in India. The place is believed to be the place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. Since then the place is a shrine for the Buddhists around the world. The Mahabodhi temple was completed by the seventh century itself.

Numerous other places can go with this. But these are some of the best places in the world and the most popular religions across the world. So what’s stopping you, pack your bags and have a trip of a lifetime. These places are busy around all the seasons of time, and the experience is an adventure of all time.