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It is fondly recognized as the “Temple of the rising moon”. It is one of the tallest temples in the world which stands at the height of 210 meters. The spiritual vibes of this temple have gained everyone’s attention from all over the world.

Want to know why?

Chandrodaya Mandir of Vrindavan is a unique way to present the teachings of Bhagavad-Gita and Shrimad-Bhagavatam in a modern way it teaches people to understand their importance and implement their valuable concepts in their everyday life.

This temple is currently under construction but is expected to be open to the public by 2024. However, you can still visit this temple though it is not completed yet.

Its extraordinary architecture has a perfect blend of modern and traditional Indian architecture that represents Hindu culture and religion. This temple is dedicated to lord Krishna and it is expected that this temple will include four temples dedicated to,

  • Krishna Balram
  • Krishna Radha
  • Swami Prabhupada
  • Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

The entrance of the temple is covered by a massive statue of lord Krishna who is shown playing flute and this statue is further covered by elegant gardens and fountains.

This temple has many small temples or shrines dedicated to Hindu gods like Lord Shiva,  Lord Hanuman, and Goddess Durga.

All this sounds a lot amazing! and there is a unique Observatory on the 70th floor that shows a panorama of the city of Mathura and the lush deep green forests of Vrindavan and the holy Yamuna river. Apart from having such a beautiful view this observatory even has telescopes that show different celestial bodies allowing the visitors to have a glance at the mysteries of the universe.

It has an area of 26 acres and this whole temple will be based on the theme of the Krishna period of Braj Mandal. It is expected that there will be forests with fruit trees and elegant flowers, springs, artificial hills and lotus ponds. Other than this it will also have musical fountains and waterfalls.

Another major attraction will be a capsule elevator that will take you to the top where you can witness a different sight of the town of Vrindavan.

There will be a museum that will the life of Krishna and the history and culture of Vrindavan. Apart from this heritage museum, there will be a boating zone and amusement park based on the Radha Krishna theme. The extraordinary architecture of this temple is designed by InGenious Studio.

General Information

Entry FeesNil
Timings6:00 am – 12:00 pm 1:00 pm – 7:50 pm {Monday to Sunday}
AddressBhaktivedanta Swami Marg, Area-Raman Reti Vrindavan,{Mathura}  Uttar Pradesh, 281121{Pincode}, India
Contact Number 077259 77260
Area Coverage62 acres
Height700 feet (213 meters)
Created byISKCON
Basic MotivePromotion of Vedic culture and values.
Expected Time of CompletionBy 2025-26

What can be the best time to visit there?

Chandrodaya Mandir of Vrindavan

However, there is no best time to visit a temple but you need to make your first time visit memorable So,

As a tourist, The most ideal time is between October to March end because the weather is mostly pleasant and the temperature ranges between 10°C to 25°C, and that’s why it is comfortable to explore outdoor attractions and nearby towns. The weather between October to March end is relatively dry and there is hardly any rainfall.

On the other side, months like April to June are not advisable because there is excessive humidity and heat. Temperature can range between 45°C-50°C. However, if you still decide please carry essentials like sunscreen, caps, umbrellas, and other protective gear.

And the months between July to September are generally not predictable as these are monsoon months so you can experience heavy rainfall and occasional flooding it is not advisable to choose these months as it might ruin your travel plans.

Amazing Facts about Chandrodaya Mandir of Vrindavan

This magnificent temple of Vrindavan has attracted many tourists from far and wide. So here are some amazing facts that make this temple so special.

  • It is, at present the tallest temple in India and the second tallest temple in the world, it holds a height of 700 feet (213 meters).
  • The construction cost was about $50 million. This temple shows a unique blend of traditional and modern architecture with white marble.
  • This temple is constructed by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) and it is dedicated to lord Krishna’s life. This temple uniquely showcases his teachings and ideologies.
  • This temple has 12-story halls and a series of holographic displays and dioramas.
  • It is the largest solar-powered religious building that generates 1.5 MW of electricity.
  • This temple was built to fulfil the dream of ISKCON’s founder, Swami Prabhupada, who wished for a temple in Vrindavan dedicated to lord Krishna.
  • This temple has extraordinarily elegant flowers, springs, artificial hills, lotus ponds, orchid musical fountains,lush-green vegetation, a cultural centre, a Vedic cosmology exhibit, a multi-media theatre, a recreational park, and a Krishna Lila park.

How to reach this temple?

  • By Air

Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir is about 150 Km from Indira Gandhi National Airport from there you take a bus or book a taxi to reach Vrindavan.

  • By Train

The nearest station is Mathura Junction Railway Station, which is about 12 km away. You can take a bus or a taxi to reach the Chandrodaya temple.

  • By Bus

Vrindavan is well connected to the road network so you can take a bus from Delhi, Agra, Mathura or other nearby cities to reach Vrindavan.

This temple is located outskirts of Vrindavan near Chattikara Road. You can take a local bus or taxi to reach there are many facilities of transportation once you reach Vrindavan.

There are several adventures, tales, scenes, temples, people, and even the entire city of Vrindavan waiting for you in Vrindavan So what are you waiting for?

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