For Vaishnavites, particularly followers of Lord Krishna, the Govind Devji is the most important temple in the world after Vrindavan

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...Mahal, City Palace, Solar Observatory and Govind Devji Temple, one of the most sacred and famous destinations in India!

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Govind Devji Temple, Jaipur

For Vaishnavites, particularly followers of Lord Krishna, the Govind Devji is the most important temple in the world after Vrindavan.

For Vaishnavites, particularly followers of Lord Krishna, the Govind Devji is the most important temple in the world after Vrindavan. The image of Lord Krishna in the temple was brought to Jaipur from Vrindavan during Mughal reign. According to popular legend, Lord Krishna's idol in the temple looks exactly like Krishna's form while his incarnation of Earth. It is located at Jainiwas Gardens, Jalebi Chowk, in the same campus as City Palace.


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About Govind Devji Temple

 Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Govind Devji Temple and Nearby Sights on Map

Iswari Minar Swarga Sal

The entrance is not from the main street, but is around the back of the shops

City Palace

The 18th century City Palace, once the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, harmoniously blends traditional Rajput and Mughal architecture

Sargasuli Tower

Sargasuli Tower or Isar Lath is an 18th century tower built by Maharaja Ishwari Singh to commemorate his victory over Madho Singh

Hawa Mahal

The Hawa Mahal or Palace of Breeze is a 5-storey high pink and red sandstone structure with over 950 windows forming a honeycomb facade, built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Singh as part of City Palace

Gaitore

Gaitore is the royal cremation site of the Maharajas of Jaipur, with elegant cenotaphs marking the tombs of the erstwhile rulers including Sawai Ram Singh, Sawai Madho Singh and Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II

Nahargarh Fort

The Nahargarh Fort is the smallest of the 3 forts in the Jaipur area, Built in 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in a mix of Indian and European styles

Zoological Garden

The Zoological Garden is located in the serene environment of Ram Niwas Bagh and the garden boasts about its rich flora and fauna

Ram Niwas Garden

Located at the exact center of the city, Ram Niwas Garden was built in year 1868 by Maharaja Sawai Ram singh of Jaipur

Central Museum (Albert Hall)

The Central Museum is housed in the Indo-Saracenic style Albert Hall, named after King Albert Edward VII of England who inaugurated it

Dolls Museum

The Dolls Museum in Jaipur has a great collection of dolls of different eras from all over the world, ranging from native Rajasthani kathputlis to Russian Matryoshkas and American Barbies