Govardhan hill in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Govardhan hill

Govardhan hill, Aanyor, Uttar Pradesh 281502

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About Govardhan hill

Govardhan Hill or the Giri Raj is situated at a distance of 22 km from Vrindavan. It has been stated in the Holy Bhagwat Gita that according to Lord Krishna, Govardhan Parvat is not different from him. Therefore, all his worshipers worship the pure rocks of the hill just like they worship his idol. The hill is made up of sandstone and stands 80 ft tall with a circumference of 38 km. Some interesting places one gets to visit the hills including Mansi Ganga, Mukharvind, and Daan Ghati.



Attractions near Govardhan hill

Mansi Ganga , Govardhan3.48km from Govardhan hill

This most sacred lake is the largest of all kundas and is situated right in the heart of Govardhan town. The waters of Manasi-ganga are said to be non-distinctive from the Ganges itself. In reality, it's miles considered to be even better. One who bathes within the river Ganges is purified of all sins, but person who bathes in Manasi-ganga isn't always handiest purified of sins, but will even acquire prema-bhakti, the very best platform of natural loving devotion to Krishna.

Deeg Fort11.36km from Govardhan hill

Deeg fort is the architectural wonder of  Bharatpur district. The central tower of the fort is positioned at an elevated height with a shallow canal surrounding it.  An 8 km huge wall surrounds the fort.

Deeg Palace11.79km from Govardhan hill

This palace is 32 km from Bharatpur. The palace was in active use till the early 1970s.

Shri Vrindavan Chandrodaya Temple22.46km from Govardhan hill

Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir is an under-construction temple at Vrindavan, Mathura, India. As planned, it will be the tallest religious monument in the world. At its potential cost of ₹300 crore (US$43 million), it is likely to be one of the most expensive temples in the world. The temple has been planned by ISKCON Bangalore.

Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple, Mathura22.55km from Govardhan hill

The Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex is a group of Hindu temples in Mallapura, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India. These temples are built around the place where major Hindu deity Krishna is said to have been born. The place holds religious significance since the 6th century BC

Government Museum, Mathura23.37km from Govardhan hill

Government Museum, Mathura commonly referred as the Mathura museum is an archaeological museum in Mathura city of Uttar Pradesh state in India. The museum was founded by then collector of the Mathura district, Sir F. S. Growse in 1874. Initially, it was known as Curzon Museum of Archaeology, then Archaeology Museum, Mathura, and finally changed to the Government Museum, Mathura.

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Mathura district situated along the banks of the river Yamuna is a district of Uttar Pradesh state of north-central India. The historic town of Mathura is the district headquarters. Mathura district is an important pilgrimage centre of Hindus. Many towns in the district Mathura have banned alcohol and non-vegetarian food.