Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
Location: Near the Eastern Banks of Yamuna
Ideal Time to Visit: Anytime round the year, 7:00 AM to 8:30 PM
How to Reach: Hire a cab or Auto from the hotel
Dwarkadhish Temple is is situated in Mathura f India. It was Built in 1814, Dwarkadhish Temple is currently managed by the followers of the Vallabhacharya sect is the most visited temple in Mathura. Located in the eastern part of Mathura, near Yamuna River.
Dwarkadhish Temple is an important part of the Mathura. Mathura is a small town in the western part of Uttar Pradesh. In terms of religion, Mathura is an important place, where Lord Krishna took birth, around 5000 years ago.
Seth Gokul Das Parikh who was the treasurer of the estate of Gwalior built Dwarkadhish temple that is dedicated to Lord Krishna. He is supposed to be a staunch devotee of Lord Krishna. An excellent work of art, the interiors of the temple include images of the Lord Krishna, his beloved Radha and other Hindu deities. The architecture of the temple has elements of local art and aesthetics. The temple carving and paintings are major attractions. The temple is a hub of activity during the festive days of Holi, Janmashtmi and Dipawali.
The main shrine embraces the images of Lord Krishna and his beloved Radha. Apart from the image of Radha-Krishna, the shrine has images of other Gods of the Hindu Pantheon. The structure of the temple has the glimpse of local art and architecture. The interiors boast the excellent work of art, brilliant carvings and exquisite paintings.
In the vein of other Krishna temples, Janmashtami is the major festival that is celebrated with great enthusiasm in the temple. Besides Janmashtami, the much-awaited festivals like Holi and Diwali are observed with a whole-hearted celebration. People from all over the country come to this sacred shrine to receive the blessings from the Lord.
Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is 67 km away in Kheria in Agra
Nearest Railway Sation: Mathura