Lord Shani Dev is one of the most popular deity in Hindu mythology and associated with the crow bird. Shani dev also known as Chayyaputra is said to be the son of Surya and Chhaya, He is the brother of Yama and Lord of Justice. There are number of famous temples and shrines of God Shanidev in India, located at different regions such as Shani Shingnapur Maharashtra,Thirunallar Shree Shaneeshwara Koil and Sri Shani Temple Kuchanoor. Yerdanur in Medak district has 20-foot-tall statue of Lord Shani,Udupi has 23 feet tall statue of Shani in Bannanje and Shani Dham Temple of Delhi has the world’s tallest statue of Shani. Other famous temples of Shanidev in India are Shani Mandir Raigarh,Shani Mandir Indore,Navgrah Shani Mandir Pune and Shani Dham Shani Mandir Nagpur.
Shani Shingnapur is a village in Nevasa taluka of Ahmednagar and known for the most popular temple of Shani dev in India. Shrine of Shani Dev is a five and a half feet tall black rock on an open-air platform, It is an swayambhu statue of Shanaishwara.
Shani Dham Temple located on Chhatarpur Road in Delhi is a major attraction for the devotees of Lord Shani. The temple has natural rock Idol of Shani Dev as prime deity and also host the world’s tallest statue of Lord Shani.
The Shani Temple at Titwala is another famous temple of Shanidev in the district of Thane. Titwala is famous for two sacred places of pilgrimage.
The Shani Mandir of Deonar is situated near the Shivaji statue in Deonar Mumbai, This temple is also called as Shree Saneshwara Temple and one of the famous temple of Lord Shani in Maharashtra.
Shri Shanichara Temple of Lord Shani is one of the most famous temples in India, located in the Morena district of Madhya Pradesh. The temple has holy water pond and ancient black stone statue of Lord Shani. Morena is also famous for Ekattarso Mahadeva Temple,Chausath Yogini Temple and Kakanmath Temple.
Mandeswara Swamy Temple is located at Mandapalli in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh and is the most popular Shani temple in the state. The temple complex has a shrine to Saturn- Saneeswara and this small temple attracts a large number of pilgrims.
Tirunallar Saniswaran Temple dedicated to Lord Sani is located in Karaikal district of Pondicherry. The temple is also counted as one of the Navagraha Temples for planet Saturn in India.
Yerdanur Shani Temple is situated in the small village in Medak district of Telangana. Temple premises has one of the largest 20 ft statue of Lord Shani Dev at Yerdanur.
Sri Shani Kshetra of Bannanje is a famous temple of God Sani in Udupi, the temple complex is also has 23 feet tall statue of god Shani.
Kuchanoor Saneeswara Bhagavan Temple is the only temple dedicated to God Sani near Chennai. This temple is one of the beautiful temple and one among the Navagraha temples of Chennai. Tirunallar Saniswaran Temple is also the most famous Lord Shani temple in South India and counted as one of the Navagraha Temples in Tamil nadu.