Places near VrindavanVrindavan is the pilgrimage place situated in Uttar Pradesh, a state of India. This town is of high significance in terms of its rich spiritual culture and a crowded place near the town because of the availability of thousands of pilgrims throughout the year. This town and the surrounding areas have the finest attractions for the tourists to spend and enjoy their holidays with their near and dear ones. Apart from this Vrindavan city, there are several nearby areas attracting people from all over the world. These areas are of few kilometers away from the Vrindavan town; they are small weekend gateways and pleasure trips which provide knowledge along with enjoyment to the family and spend holidays to their fullness. The areas near Vrindavan are provided below:
MathuraThis city is located about 17 kilometers away from the Vrindavan town. This place is best known for Lord Krishna's birth. There are several famous temples such as Keshava Deo Temple, Radha Krishna temple, etc.
GovardhanThis is the famous tourist place which is almost few kilometers away from Vrindavan. The place attract tourist by its famous Giriraj hill, temples, narrow hills made of sandstone, which is directly connected with child Krishna and is said that he held this Giriraj hill on his finger tip for around seven days.
BarsanaBarsana is about 19 kilometers away from Vrindavan town and is known as the Radha's village. Radha was the consort of Krishna and they both used to meet in this village. This town has many temples that are specially build in the memories of Krishna and Radha.
RadhakundThis is very famous lake and is about 5 kilometers away from the Vrindavan town. It attracts people to see the very famous fair which is held on every Ahoi Ashtami.
GokulThis is the place near Vrindavan which is located on the banks of Yamuna River and few kilometers away from Mathura city. Krishna's father Vasudeva brought him from Mathura to this place at the time of his birth.
NandgaonThis place is the home of Nand who was Krishna's foster father and is situated about 8 kilometers from the village Barsana. This place is famous for its temples such as Nand Raj temple at the top of hill and many other.
MahavanThis place is about 14 kilometers away from Mathura city. The Mahavan is also famous for the Mathuranath's shrine. This town is situated near the Yamuna River.
DeegThis place is best known for its famous glorious places, massive fortifications and gardens. This place is located about 21 kilometers away from Vrindavan.
AgraThis city is very famous for one of the world's wonder Taj Mahal and is about 67 kilometers away from Vrindavan. It is known as the best tourist place which attracts flock of tourists every year to view Taj Mahal, Red Fort and famous city of Fatehpur Sikri. Entry fees is just Rs 20 for Indians and Rs 520 for foreigners, visit timing are from sunrise to sunset.
BharatpurBharatpur is about 56 kilometers from Vrindavan. This city is known for its Keoldeo National park. This is among the famous Indian avifauna sanctuary which is the host for thousands birds especially in summer. Other places to visit are Bharatpur Government Musuem and Ganga Mandir.
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