Govindji TempleCurrently Closed
- Address: Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, India
- Timings: 08:00 am - 08:45 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
Govindji Temple - Review
Although bearing the scars of Aurangzeb's ruthlessness, the Govinda Dev Ji Temple still stands proudly, showing of the architectural wonder that it is. Built in the 1500s, this temple was desecrated by Aurangzeb, and his troop shelled the top floors of the temple. The idols were already sent to Jaipur for safe-keeping, but the temple was unfit to be worshipped in. Thus, a new temple was built beside the original one. The architecture will keep you completely mesmerised.
Govindji Temple Information
- Beware of the monkey and take care of your belongings.
Govindji Temple Ticket Prices
- Most Hindu temples in India have no entry fees.
How To reach Govindji Temple by Public Transport
- Hire an auto-rickshaw.
- Hire a cycle-rickshaw.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Govindji Temple
38.87% of people who visit Vrindavan include Govindji Temple in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
57.14% of people start their Govindji Temple visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Govindji Temple
60% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Govindji Temple
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Govindji Temple, Vrindavan Reviews
Radha Govind Dev ji in Jaipur was originally based in this temple. During the attack of Mughal King Aurangzeb the main deity of Krishna was taken to Jaipur where he is being worshipped. The temple in Govind Dev ji was not known to Mughals but as the story goes that a King and also a devotee of Lord Krishna used to offer a huge Diya with more than 100 kgs of Ghee and the diya was lit on temple top. One day while roaming on his terrace Aurangzeb saw a light coming from far off distance. He asked his minister to enquire and when they found that this was the temple of Govind Dev ji, he decided to demolish the same and hence the main deity of Krishna was taken to Jaipur. Inside the temple It is dark and only in the Sanctorum there is electricity. Because of Darkness it is also called as Bhooto ka Mandir or the temple of the Ghosts. Currently the Deities inside is of Lord Jagannath, Radha Krishna and Gaur Nitai. There are lot of monkeys inside hence one should take care of their belongings. The architecture is marvellous and eye catching. Rangji Temple is also close by and the area is quiet busy always. So whenever in Vrindavan, please have darshan of this divine and unique temple. Jai Shri Radha Govind Dev ji
This temple is a brilliant exposure of Indian architecture.But I strongly recommend beware of monkeys and local guides.Mobile Sunglasses Purses and any accessories can lead You clash with monkeys.
Govind Devji temple at Vrindavan was built by Raja Mansingh I 1590. Temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Red sand stones were used to build this temple and is known for finer architectural details. Originally this temple had 7 floors. Later top 4 floors were destroyed by Muslim King Aurangazeb when he came to power. We see now the remaining 3 floors. Fearing Aurangazeb, the main deity was removed and sent to Jaipur. The place is worth visiting.
Best place to have darshan of Lord Krishna.
Closed temple. Completely under the command of monkeys. Don't go there if you want your camera, mobile and sunglasses safe....from monkey thieves