Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir, Mathura

The Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir in Mathura is considered to be the holy place where the lord was born thousands of years ago. Historians believe that 'Garbha Griha' located inside the temple premises is the exact place where Shri Krishna was born. Every year lakhs of devotees throng the temple during Janmashtami. The celebrations in the temple begins in midnight with the birth of Lord Krishna.

Banke Bihari Mandir, Vrindavan

Another famous Hindu temple of Lord Krishna is Banke Bihari Mandir situated in the holy city of Vrindavan in Mathura district. The temple is popular for jhoolan and Janmashtami celebrations where Krishna is seen standing in the Tribhanga posture. Bankey Bihari temple was built by Swami Haridas. If you are a true devotee of lord Krishna then this temple is a must visit.

Dwarkadhish Temple, Dwarka, Gujarat

Dwarkadhish Temple is the another significant temple of lord Krishna in Dwaraka, popularly known as city of gold. The city was named after the kingdom of Shri Krishna, which is now said to be submerged under the sea. The temple is said to be 2500 years old. The beautiful rows of lightning and special poojas are real peace treat for the devotees during Janmashtami.

Srinath Temple, Udaipur, Rajasthan

Srinath Temple, dedicated to Srinathji (Lord Krishna) in Udaipur city is one of the wealthiest temples of India. Lord Shrinathji symbolizes a form of Krishna, when he lifted the 'Govardhana'. The temple built in the early 18th century is every year thronged by devotees of Lord Krishna and Vishnu especially at the time of Janmashtami. To get the complete fervour of Janmashtami one must visit the temple.

Jagannath Temple, Orissa

This popular temple of lord Krishna has idols of the lord's siblings namely Balabhadra and the goddess Subhadra. The followers of Krishna and Vishnu often visit the temple in large numbers to take the blessings of Jagannath. The temple is famous for its annual Rath yatra or Chariot festival. The temple is a must visit  peaceful pilgrimage for devotees.

Guruvayur Temple, Kerala

Another prominent pilgrimage of the Hindus, situated 33 kms from Thrissur, is Guruvayur temple. It is considered to be the Dwarka of Dakshin Bharat (Southern India). The temple of lord Krishna was earlier known as Guruvayurappa. The idol of lord Krishna in the temple is believed to have been worshipped by Lord Brahma himself.


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