Top 5 Tallest Vimanam of Indian Temples

Vimanams are structures over the sanctum of temples usually present at the entrance of the temple. Most of the Tallest Vimanam in India are located in Orissa and tallest Gopurams are present especially in Southern India temples such as Murudeshwara Temple,Annamalaiyar Temple and Meenakshi Amman Temple. List of tallest Gopurams in the country will be posted in a
separate article.

Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir 557 ft


Chandrodaya Mandir is an under-construction temple at Vrindavan Mathura and will be the tallest Lord Krishna temple in India. The temple is the most expensively built temple in world and will have tallest temple tower in the world.

New Vishwanath Temple 284 ft


New Vishwanath Temple is one of the new and most famous temples in Varanasi. The temple is also known as Vishwanath Mandir and has tallest temple tower in the world.

Brihadeeswarar Temple -216 Ft


The Brihadeeswarar Temple Vimanam is the tallest Vimanam in India at Thanjavur state of Tamil Nadu. The big temple is one of the largest temples in India and one of India’s most prized architectural sites, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Great Living Chola Temples.

Jagannath Temple -216 Ft


The Jagannath Temple in Puri is the most popular Hindu temple located in the coastal town of Puri in Orissa. The temple is famous for its annual Rath Yatra or chariot festival and one of the holiest Hindu Char Dham sites in India.

Lingaraj Temple -183 Ft


The Lingaraj Temple is the biggest of all at Bhubaneswar temples and one of the oldest temples in Bhubaneswar capital. Lingaraja temple is the most prominent landmark of the Bhubaneswar city and one of the major tourist attractions of the state.

Added more Indian Temples with Tallest Vimanam or Temple Tower

Gangaikonda Cholapuram 182 ft    

Gangaikonda Cholapuram temple has one of the Tallest Vimanam in South India,The Vimana is surrounded by small temples. The temple is located next to the Brihadisvara temple at Thanjavur and house one of the largest status of Nandhi in India.

Konark Sun Temple -130 Ft


The Sun Temple of Konark is also known as Black Pagoda is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and stunning monument of Orissa. Konark Sun Temple is featured on NDTV’s list of Seven Wonders of India and Times of India’s list of Seven Wonders of India.

Kandariya Mahadeva Temple -102 Ft


The Kandariya Mahadeva Temple is largest and most ornate Hindu temple and onsidered one of the best examples of temples at Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh. Kandariya Mahadeva temple is the largest of the Western group of temples and main sikhara rises 31 metres (102 ft).

Mahabodhi Temple


Mahabodhi Temple is located in Gaya district of Bihar state and house one of the tallest temple tower in India. The Temple is one of the most replicated Buddhist structures in the world.

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