Places to Visit in Vrindavan

Banke Bihari Temple, Vrindavan

Banke Bihari Temple is one of the most revered and popular temples in Vrindavan. Dedicated to Lord Krishna, the temple is home to an idol of Lord Krishna and his consort Radha. The statue is said to have been presented to one Swami Haridas by none other than Lord Krishna himself.

Krishna is said to have appeared before his ardent devotee Swami Haridas, who is believed to be an incarnate of Lalita, a close ‘sakhi’ of Lord Krishna’s consort Radha, and left his idol behind as a blessing.


Temple Timings:

Summers (Effective two days after Holi)

07:45 AM to 12:00 PM                     (Closed for Raj Bhog from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM)

05:30 PM to 09:30 PM               (Closed for Shayan Bhog from 08:30 PM to 09:00 PM)

Winters (Effective two days after Diwali)

08:45 AM to 01:00 PM                     (Closed for Raj Bhog from 12:00 AM to 12:30 AM)

04:30 PM to 08:30 PM               (Closed for Shayan Bhog from 07:30 PM to 08:00 PM)



Madan Mohan Temple, Vrindavan

Madan Mohan Temple is the oldest temple in Vrindavan and is located near Kali ghat.

The original idol of the temple was shifted to Karauli in Rajasthan for safekeeping during Mughal ruler Aurangzeb’s reign. The present idol worshipped in the temple is a replica of the original image.


ISKCON/Krishna Balrama Temple, Vrindavan

Constructed and maintained by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, the ISKCON temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and his brother Balrama. ISKCON temple is one of the most beautiful temples in Vrindavan.

Adjacent to the temple is the samadhi of Lord Prabhupada, the founder of ISKCON, which is visited by scores of ISKCON followers.

Govind Dev Temple, Vrindavan

Govind Dev Temple was built in 1590 AD by Raja Man Singh of Jaipur, a general in Akbar’s Army. The temple is a perfect exhibit of medieval India’s architectural excellence.

Built in the form of a Greek cross, the temple was originally seven-storey high, a huge portion of which was destroyed during Aurangzeb’s rule.


Garud Govind Temple, Vrindavan

Garud Govind Temple is a popular temple, situated on the outskirts of Vrindavan in Chatikara.

Here, Krishna is worshipped in His Vishnu form (with 12 arms) and is seen being carried by Garuda.

The idol is said to have been installed in the temple by Vajranabha, the great grandson of Lord Krishna.

Garud Govind Temple is one of the few temples where people come seeking remedy for ‘Kalsarp Yog’, an inauspicious astrological configuration.

Temple Timings :

05:30 AM to 12:00 PM

04:30 PM to 07:30 PM


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Radha Raman Mandir

Shahji Temple

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