Location: One of the Gaudiya Vaishnava shrines in India, ISKCON Temple is a renowned shrine, located in the heart of Vrindavan.
Description: Built in 1975 by Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, ISKCON Temple is a remarkable shrine that one must visit in Vrindavan. You can see several deities in the shrine including Krishna and his brother Balram at the central altar. On the left altar is a statue of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu with Nityananda, along with Swami Prabhupada and his spiritual teacher Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura. Although the ambiance of the temple is highly spiritual and serene, but if you want to feel the eternal calmness of this holy place, do take part in the Mangla Aarti which begins at 4’o clock every morning. The Darshan timings vary from 7:15 am to 11:15 am and evening Aarti at 04:00 pm to 8:30 pm in winters and 04:30 to 08:45 in summers. As per Vaishnavism ethnicity, the temple follows traditional rites and rituals very strictly. The attires of the deities are changed twice in a day.
Activities: All festival related to Lord Krishna are celebrated in the temple with great grandeur every year. People not only from India but outer countries as well contribute equally in these festivals.