Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple

Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple, Mathura

Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple
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Amrit Anand
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Visit to have a divine experience. Dont forget to take your kids to the Gufa near the main gate. The ticket price is only Rs. 10
Written 5 July 2022
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Surya Katakam
Hyderabad, India1,788 contributions
The Janmabhoomi is the birth place of Lord Krishna located between Mathura and Vrindavan the place called Govind Nagar . Krishna Janmabhoomi temple is easily accessible all over City. Buses, taxis and autos are available to reach here. The Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi temple was built by the Vajra nabha, who was the grandson of Lord Krishna. The temple is older than 5000 years. This temple was reconstructed five times in the past. Last time it was destroyed by the Aurangzeb and he builds Jami Masjid mosque in 1815 by using the temple material. The present seen temple was rebuilt by the Raja Patnimal in 1982.

This is the place where Lord Krishna born on midnight of the 8th day (Ashtami) of the Sravan Masam(Month). This corresponds to 19th July 3228 BC. Lord Krishna Exhibited his pastimes for a 125 years and disappeared on 18th February 3102 BC on the new moon night of Phalguna Masam. His departure marks the beginning of the current age of corruption called as Kaliyug.

This total temple complex is having four main spots to visit.
1. Garbha Griha Shrine Birth Place of Sri Krishna:
We all know that as per Puranas lord Krishna's the maternal uncle King Kamsa heard a divine prophecy saying that he would be killed by his sister Devaki's eight Son. Hence he imprisoned Devaki and her husband Vasudeva and kept on killing their son's one after another. But when the eighth son Lord Krishna was born, miraculously all guards went to deep sleep, prison gates opened and Vasudeva carried his son to Gokul crossing the river Yamuna. This actual prison place is there inside this temple complex. which is most important place to visit here. Being a birth place of Lord Krishna, this Prison cell converted in to temple called as Garba Griha. The Image of God is kept in the Garbha Griha by building platform structure with having steps, where exactly the Lord Krishna was Born. it is most thrilling experience to see the actual birth place of Lord Krishna.

2. Bhagwat Bhavan:
As Aurangzeb try to destroy this place and built Jama Masjid here in 1815 year, Hindu Devotee's along with Birla constructed this temple to cover Masjid Structure from front side. Now due to this high elevated temple at the main entrance side, No one able to see the Masjid from outside. after entering into the temple only we will realize that there is Masjid inside.
This temple complex is having total 5 shrines inside. while entering from the main entrance left side you can find Lord Jagannath shrine along with his sister Subhadra and Brother Balarama like in Puri. Right side there are shrines of Lord Rama, Sita and Lakshmana. Opposite to Ram Mandir there is Hanuman shrine. another side to Hanuman temple there is Maa Durga Devi temple. The main Deity of the Bhagwat Bhavan is Lord Krishna which is located exactly in center and six feet tall Radha Krishna Statue is there in this main Mandir.
Roof of the temple is painted with artistic murals. The walls are welded with plates of copper with Bhagavath Gita.

3.Govardhan Artificial arrangement:
There is artificial arrangement Govardhan as visiting place for which there is 10 INR as entry ticket. Inside there are statues arranged to show case the Govardhan Giri historical story.

4. Pothra Kund: Pothra Kund is also called as Pavithra Kund. This is the Pond closed and southeast to Janmabhoomi. Vasudeva and Devaki used this pond for washing their clothes when they were in prison.

Tips to follow during your Visit:
1. The above mentioned four places are the only places inside temple. No need to hire guide as there are no hidden places to visit. at the entrance people will be there saying that they are the guides and will charge reasonable amount. try to avoid them and visit on your own to avoid cheating
2. Temple and Masjid are adjacent hence it is most critical place in terms of security. hence security here is strict and Camera's are not allowed inside the temple complex. No Electronic gadgets are allowed inside. So try to keep all your Gadgets at Hotel itself.

Temple timings:
Morning 05:00 to 12:00
Evening 04:00 to 09:30
Written 23 April 2022
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RkRoadie
Pune, India625 contributions
One can see the signage throughout the road which will take you to Krishna Janmabhoomi. There are few parking spots near to the entrance of this place. The place also have mosque in same complex.

For security purpose you need to deposit your bags, mobile and car keys prior to entering the temple. There is strict check at the entrance.

You can see shri krishna idol inside where he has taken birth. Once done you can come out through designated pathway and then explore the outside of area.
Written 13 April 2022
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Mayuri
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What a blessing to be able to visit Krishna janmbhoomi during holi. It was crowded but nevertheless, we were able to have good darshan. Radhe Radhe.
Written 11 April 2022
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vasugoyal8
Greater Noida, India89 contributions
Visiting Krishna Jamnabhoomi is integral part of Mathura Vrindavan trip. We visited at around 6.30 pm when it wasnt that crowded. Mobiles, bags etc have to be deposited outside. Just near entry gate there is a deposit counter for ladies on the left hand side. On the right side there are more deposit counters and souvenir shops also. There are multiple places to see in this complex and visitors shouldnt rush but spend time to see each and every place. There is also a Bhojanalaya, near the guest house on right side of the temple complex gate. It serves excellent veg meals for Rs 100/thali. Shared autos are available from most locations of Mathura to here.
Written 19 January 2022
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Vedas
Barbil, India41 contributions
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One needs to pay some amount to enter the building.It is divided into 2 parts. One part shows the story of Rama and Krishna through the use of puppets. The other is a prison cell where Krishna was born.
Written 25 April 2021
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Emily Grubisic
Prague, Czech Republic7 contributions
krishna is the reason why we visited mathura and we were not disappointed....feel so blessed, thoroughly enjoyed the darshan and cant wait to visit again..
Written 30 January 2021
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Alex Albon
New York City, NY27 contributions
Very Amazing fascinating place. Love to see Lord Krishna's Birthplace or Janam Bhoomi. But the real place where Krishna took birth encroached by the mosque but you can feel the Lord Krishna's presence in the Janam Bhoomi if you chanting and memorise him. Overall the place is amazing. If you want to visit Janam Bhoomi the best time to go in the evening.
Written 6 January 2021
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nilesh_nagar
Indore, India406 contributions
Family
Birthplace of lord Krishna, temple is must visit place for everyone visiting Mathura. Went there with family. Kids had so many questions in mind and they were excited too to hear the answers. Historic and religious. Properly maintained.
Written 9 November 2020
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Subhas Manchi
Mangalore, India10 contributions
Friends
It's historically important destination.Krishna's birth place Mathura has not been maintained properly.You are not supposed to carry electronic,leather items to this temple.
You can find many shops surrounded by temple..Famous Pheda is sold here .Don't forget to taste ' Rasmalai 'here.
Written 8 May 2020
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