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Incredible India - Tourist information

India is a land for all seasons - Religious Places
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According to information published by the Press Information Bureau, Government of India, there are 949 religious places protected by Archaeological Survey of India where prayer/puja/namaj is held.

These include 11 churches, 237 mosques and 701 temples. This was informed by the former Minister for Tourism and Culture, Mr Jagmohan in a reply to a question by Mr P.D. Elangovan and Mr G.M. Banatwalia in Lok Sabha on 21-04-2003.

Photo by Venkat Reddy, Dordrecht.