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The Templenet Encyclopedia - Temples of the Gangetic
temples dot the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, once
the seat of several powerful empires. Varanasi, Gaya and
Allahabad, Mathura are major Hindu piligrimage centers.
The Ganges itself is considered to be a river of great
significance in the Hindu religion and there are several
temple towns along its path. The following list is only a
brief pointer to the temples of this region.