The Dwarkadhish temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Lord Krishna. Dwarkadhish Temple is one of the major pilgrimages of the Hindus. The temple located in the city of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, India and along the Yamuna River which is on the edge of the city's main (Vishram Ghat) pier. The temple is famous in northern India and its current structure was established by Seth Gokul Das (the treasurer of the Gwalior Estate) in 1814. In 1930. There the main deity is of Lord Dwarkadheesh, a form of Lord Krishna seen in a black Marble idol named Dwarkanath. With him is the White marble idol of his counterpart deity Sri Radharani.
ARCHITECTURAL STYLE: Rajasthani Style
SANCTUM: Lord Krishna
DATE BUILT: 1814
Morning- 6:30 AM - 10:30 AM,
Evening- 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM,
Morning- 6:30 AM - 10:30 AM,
Evening- 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
HOW TO REACH
This Temple is about 3.5 km from city main railway station Mathura Junction. From there many modes are available to reach the temple e.g. autorickshaw takes about 10 minutes to reach the temple. A cycle rickshaw takes about 15–20 minutes only. Mathura city can be approached by nearest airport at Agra 60 km away.
There are many places to stay in Dwarkadhish temple, Mathura. Dwarkadhish temple has large number of tourist attraction so there are plenty of places to stay while touring in Dwarkadhish temple. There are many hotels as well as private organization which takes good care of the people. There are 5 star hotels as well as hotels with nominal charges according to the traveller’s budget. The charges of the hotels are very nominal as they keep the needs and demands of the customers in their mind. These hotels provide wifi, hygienic food and clean environment.
OTHERS PLACE TO VISIT/:
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Prem Mandir: Shyama Shyam Dham: This Radhe- Krishna temple in Vrindāvan built by Sri Kripalu Maharaj is a centre of attraction for tourists. Best time to see the temple in night under lights as lights of the temple keeps changing in every five minutes. Also, the musical fountain show and beautiful Krishna Leelas are hard to miss. There is no entry fee and heavy crowd in weekend.
ISKCON Temple, Vrindavan: Sri Krishna-Balaram Mandir commonly known as, the ISKCON Vrindavan temple. It is situated in the Raman Reti area of Vrindavan, Uttara Pradesh, India. The temple dedicated to the Lord Krishna and Balram. The temple has been an outcome of the popular 'Hare Krishna' movement.
WEBSITE & CONTACT
Shri Dwarikadheesh Ji Temple
Chaubiya Para Moholla, Dwarkadhish Ki Bjaria, Vishram Bazar Rd, Choubey Para,
Mathura, Uttar Pradesh 281001
Contact: 095554 78764