Something different about going on a pilgrimage that sets it apart from regular tourist traveling, is a sense of accomplishment of gathering at a holy place. Sometimes it’s not about the deity or the question of whether there is a “divine presence” at the site. The combined belief of the faithful always brings a sense of piety and peace by the end of the tour. Even if you’re not the traveling kind, going on a holy site visit will be an experience that you will not regret. Here are 5 Spiritual Destinations Around The World to cleanse your soul:
It’s hard to talk about pilgrimage sites and NOT talk about Jerusalem. Why? Because it is the centre of three major world religions that have a bloody history of trying to call this holy city their own – Islam, Christianity and Judaism. From the Dome Of The Rock to the Wailing Wall, almost every cobbled street you turn to is filled with a rich religious heritage. Though Jerusalem has technically been the centre of attention on the political stage as well, it still remains a peaceful city for those desperate to make a connection with the Divine and offer obeisance.