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Tourist Spot in Vrindavan

charkula danceAbout Vrindavan: Vrindavan is situated on the banks of the river Yamuna, & around 15 km from Mathura. To the Hindus Vrindavan is a major place of pilgrimage, attracting about 5 Lakhs pilgrims every year. Vrindavan is famous for its numerous temples- both old and modern. Vrindavan is synonymous with the innocent mirth and child like playfulness of Shri Krishna. Vrindavan, the town known for the temples, big and small, famous and remote strewn all over the place.
How to reach:Vrindavan is connected to Mathura and all other pl
Best Time To Visit: The whole year.
Accomodation: Hotels etc.
Local Transport: Bus, taxi service etc.

Place of Tourist Interest in Vrindavan

ganga ghat Vrindavan

Madan Mohan Temple: The Madan Mohan Temple, which was built by Kapur Ram Das of Multan is located near the Kali Ghat. This is the oldest existent temple in Vrindavan today. The temple is closely associated with the saint Chaitanya. The original idol of Lord Madan Gopal was shifted from the shrine to Karauli in Rajasthan for safe keeping, during Aurangzeb?s rule. Today, a replica of the image is worshipped at the temple.

Banke-Bihari Temple: The Banke-Bihari Temple built in 1864 is the most popular shrine at Vrindavan. The image of Banke-Bihari was discovered in Nidhi Vana by Swami Haridas, the great Krishna devotee, belonging to the Nimbarka sect.

iskcon temple

Radha-Vallabh Temple: The famous Radha-Vallabh Temple set up by the Radha-Vallabh sect, has the crown of Radha-Rani placed next to the Shri Krishna idol in the sanctum.

Shahji Temple

Shahji Temple: The Shahji Temple, another popular temple at Vrindavan, was designed and built in 1876 by a wealthy jeweller, Shah Kundan Lal of Lucknow. The deities at the temple are popularly known as the Chhote Radha Raman. Noted for its magnificient architecture and beautiful marble sculpture, the temple has twelve spiral columns, each 15 feet high. The ?Basanti kamra?- the durbar hall is famed for its Belgian glass chandeliers and fine paintings.

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