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Lord Krishna temples in India is one of the most worshipped and loved God in India. You can find his temple in almost all the cities of the country and in other countries as well.

Here you get to see the major Shri Krishna temples in Vrindavan and other parts of the country. All these Lord Krishna Temples are famous and significant in terms of culture, history, and devotion.

Here we begin the list….

11 Most Famous Temples of Lord Krishna in India

Banke Bihari Temple, Vrindavan

Banke Bihari Temple
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The temple is one of the seven temples of Thakur Ji of Vrindavan.

In the image of Lord Krishna in the temple, he is seen standing in Tribhanga posture which is such a beauty to watch.

The temple is in Vrindavan Uttar Pradesh but the architecture of the temple is Rajasthani.

Dwarkadhish Temple, Dwarka

Dwarkadhish Temple
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The temple is often known as Jagat Mandir or Nija Mandir. It is located in Dwarka, Gujarat.

The temple is 2000 years old five-storied building supported by 72 pillars.

It is said that it was initially constructed by the grandson of Lord Krishna and is counted as one of the sacred “char dhams”.

Krishna Balaram Temple, Mathura

Krishna Balaram Temple
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This is one of the few temples where you find both the brothers worshipped together.

The temple is known to enforce massive cleanliness awareness in the city along with the messages of the deity.

This is the temple where samadhi of Shri Bhakti Vedanta Swami Prabhupada is present in a mausoleum of pure white marble.

Guruvayur Shri Krishna Temple, Kerala

Guruvayur Shri Krishna Temple
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The temple is located in Guruvayur in the district of Thrissur, Kerala.

Lord Guruvayurappan is being worshiped in this temple. He is a four-armed affiliation of Lord Vishnu.

This temple is also regarded as “Bhuloka Vaikunth” (the adobe of Lord Vishnu on Earth.)

The temple is believed to be 5000 years old.


Udupi Shri Krishna Matha

Udupi Shri Krishna Matha
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The temple is very famous and is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Dvaiita Matha.

It is located in Udupi in Karnataka.

The temple also constitutes an ashram which is considered to be a very suitable and holy place for devotion and prayers.

Govind Dev Ji Temple, Jaipur

Govind Dev Ji Temple
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The temple is one of the seven temples of Thakur of Vrindavan. It is situated in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

it is a Vaishnava temple built in the City Palace Complex. You can also see the Murti from City Palace.

The murti was first brought by King Sawai Jai Singh II, from Vrindavan to Jaipur.

In the idol of the temple, Lord is seen in Yugal Sarkar which means a loving image of Krishna along with Radha Rani.

Shrinathji Temple, Nathdwara

Shrinathji Temple
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This is another temple situated in Rajasthan. Lord Shri Nath is being worshipped in the temple.

the legend of the temple is known to be self-born or emerged from the Govardhan hill.

Though it is just 300 years old, people have a soft corner for the temple and the lord.

This temple is often known as the “Haveli of Srinath ji” (Home of Srinath Ji)

Rajagopalaswamy temple, Mannargudi

Rajagopalaswamy temple
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The temple is located in Tiruvarur district. Lord Rajagopala swami is being worshipped in the temple who is another name of Lord Krishna.

The temple is very much large and is spread over 23 acres of land.

It is a Vaishnavite Temple in India. It is also referred to as “Dakshin Dwaraka”.

The temple is a thousand-year-old and a real beauty to watch.

Venugopala Swamy Temple

Venugopala Swamy Temple
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The temple is located at Hosa Kannambadi, near Krishna Raja Sagara in Karnataka.

The temple was built in the 12th century and it is about 900 years old.

It was constructed in 50-acre area. It is one of the rare examples of the Hoysala architecture in Karanataka.

Prem Mandir, Vrindavan

Prem Mandir
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This temple is one of the most famous and visited temples in India. It is located in Vrindavan, district of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

It is maintained by an international nonprofit, educational and spiritual charitable trust.

It is also known as the temple of “Divine Love”.

The temple was recently constructed in a 54-acre land. Its construction completed in 2012.

It is built in Rajasthani Somnath Gujarati Architecture.

ISKCON Temples

ISKCON Temples
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ISKCON is the shortened form of International Society for Krishna Consciousness. It is also known as ‘Hare Krishna’ movement.

The organization has constructed and has been maintaining a number of very beautiful temples in India.

There are many ISKCON temples in the country. Some of them are,

ISKCON Temple Bangalore,

ISKCON Temple Vrindavan,

ISKCON Temple Mayapur,

ISKCON Temple New Delhi,

ISKCON Temple Mumbai,

ISKCON Temple Pune,

ISKCON Temple Hyderabad,

ISKCON Temple Ahmedabad.

So here ends our list of 11 best and most famous temples of Krishna. There are many more important Krishna temples in India.

Hope you found this helpful.

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