Places to Visit Near Vrindavan

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Places to Visit Near Vrindavan

Here is the list of 20 Places to Visit Near Vrindavan

1. Govardhan Hill, Mathura

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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.

Distance from Vrindavan: 31 km

2. Nandgaon, Mathura

Nandgaon, Mathura

Located at a distance of 8 km from Barsana and 50 km from Mathura, Nandgaon is a quaint little town situated at the base of a Nandisvara Hill and which holds immense religious significance. The town is highly revered by Hindu pilgrims as it is believed to be the home of the foster parents of Lord Krishna- Shri Nandji and Yashoda Maiyya. There is also a spacious temple situated atop the hill which is dedicated to Shri Nandji.

Distance from Vrindavan: 1,036 km

3. Potara Kund, Mathura

Potara Kund, Mathura

Potara Kund is one of the four kunds in Mathura and is the water pond where baby clothes of Lord Krishna were washed in his childhood. The water tank is made in red sandstone and hs steps to descend inside. The place is a popular tourist spot and is thronged by pilgrims.

Distance from Vrindavan: 10 km

4. Kans Qila, Mathura

Kans Qila, Mathura

Located on the banks of the serene Yamuna River, Kans Qila is an ancient fortress in Mathura dedicated to Kans - the maternal uncle of Lord Krishna. Situated near the Krishna Ganga Ghat and Gau Ghat, the fort is a popular tourist spot and has been constructed as a fusion of Hindu- Muslim architecture. Kans ka Qila is in a dilapidated state due to negligence but is still thronged by tourists and alike.

Distance from Vrindavan: 9 km

5. Kokilavan, Mathura

Kokilavan, Mathura

Kokilavan, situated near Kosi Kalan in Mathura, houses the famous Shani Temple, dedicated to Shani Dev (Saturn) and his guru Barkhandi Baba. Since the site is located amidst the jungle hence, it has also come to be known as Kokilavan Dham. Saturdays are the busiest days of the week when the temple is visited by local pilgrims and tourists from far and wide.

Distance from Vrindavan: 49 km

6. Kusum Sarovar, Mathura

Kusum Sarovar, Mathura

Located between Govardhan and Radha Kund in Vrindavan, Mathura, Kusum Sarovar is a beautiful reservoir fringed by palatial sandstone building from the bygone era. The reservoir has a flight of stairs which can be used to descend in the pond. The sarovar is believed to have got its name from one of the girl attendants of Radha, named Kusum. The water is ideal for swimming and dips. Kusum Sarovar also has several temples and ashrams in the vicinity.

Distance from Vrindavan: 25 km

7. Delhi - The Capital City of India

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Known For : Humayun's Tomb Hauz Khas Village Qutub Minar

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The capital of India, Delhi is a cosmopolitan city with a historic old Delhi and the modern New Delhi. From historical monuments to crowded shopping malls, from an extensive network of the modern metro system to Delhi University campus, Dilli has multiple personalities and is considered to be the city with a heart.

Distance from Vrindavan: 157 km

Best Time: October to March

108 New Delhi Attractions

8. Agra, Uttar Pradesh - The city of Taj Mahal, the monument of eternal love

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Known For : Taj Mahal Fatehpur Sikri Agra Fort

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Home to one of the 7 wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal, Agra is a sneak peek into the architectural history with other UNESCO World Heritage Sites as Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. History, architecture, romance all together create the magic of Agra and hence makes for a must-visit for anyone living in or visiting India.

Distance from Vrindavan: 74 km

Best Time: October to March

17 Agra Attractions

9. Bharatpur, Rajasthan -

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Known For : Bharatpur National Park Lohagarh Fort Banke Bihari Temple

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Bharatpur is located in the Braj region of state Rajasthan, around 38 km from Mathura. Bharatpur is popularly known as the home of Keoladeo National Park, which habitats over 370 species of animals and birds. It is recognised as one of the most popular birds feeding and breeding grounds. In 1982 the park was marked as a National Park, and later in 1985, it came on the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

Distance from Vrindavan: 53 km

Best Time: November to February

12 Bharatpur Attractions

10. Deeg, Rajasthan

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Known For : Havelis Deeg Fort Bharatpur

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Located in close vicinity to the city of Bharatpur, Deeg is a small town in the state of Rajasthan. Founded by Maharaja Suraj Mahal in the 18th century, Deeg served as the summer resort to the Royal family. Popular for its magnificent palaces, exquisite fortifications and desi bazaars, the town is an escape from the regular din of city life. You can soak in the rural landscape and laze in the culture. Not far from here is also located the famous Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary which is a must visit.

Distance from Vrindavan: 43 km

Best Time: September to March

3 Deeg Attractions

11. Alwar, Rajasthan - The Tiger Gate of Rajasthan

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Known For : Bhangarh Fort Bala Quila Fort Sariska National Park

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Alwar is the first major city that comes while travelling from Delhi to Rajasthan and is uniquely located at 150 km south of Delhi and 150 km north of Jaipur. Alwar is a hub of tourism with a wide range of forts like Bhangarh fort, lakes, nature reserves like Sariska Tiger Reserve and heritage havelis. Apart from being a popular tourist centre, Alwar also draws pride from its reputation of being featured in a number of Bollywood movies.

Distance from Vrindavan: 118 km

Best Time: October to March

26 Alwar Attractions

12. Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh - Tourism Capital of Madhya Pradesh

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Known For : Gwalior Fort Jai Vilas Palace Gujari Mahal (State Archaeological Museum)

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Gwalior is a historic city located in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Popular because of the hilltop fort, Gwalior is full of palaces and glorious temples giving this city a majestic charm which speaks volumes of its glorious past. A historic city founded by king Surajesan, Gwalior is a city where India's most eminent royalty once resided. Jai Vilas Pala has the largest carpet in the world which took almost 12 years to weave and two most massive chandeliers in the world that weight close to 3.5 tonnes.

Distance from Vrindavan: 187 km

Best Time: July to March

34 Gwalior Attractions

13. Neemrana, Rajasthan

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Known For : Neemrana Fort Palace Zip Lining Baori

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Neemrana town is located in Alwar in Rajasthan on Delhi-Jaipur highway. It is famous for its magnificent Neemrana Fort Palace. It was built in 1464 AD, a palace from where Rajput Maharaja Prithvi Raj Chauhan III reigned. Neemrana fort is now converted into one of the Rajasthan's oldest heritage luxury hotels.

Distance from Vrindavan: 196 km

Best Time: July to March

6 Neemrana Attractions

14. Noida, Uttar Pradesh - The city of transformations

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Known For : Worlds of Wonder Water Park The Great India Place DLF Mall of India

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A part of the National Capital Region, Noida, with the inauguration of Budhh international circuit for the formula one racing, Sunburn arena where international artists perform, and upcoming projects of one of the tallest buildings in North India. Noida is just busy running towards faster growth. Noida is a short name for New Okhla Industrial Development Authority.

Distance from Vrindavan: 135 km

Best Time: September to December, February to March

17 Noida Attractions

15. Gurgaon, Haryana - Millennium City of India

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Known For : Kingdom Of Dreams Damdama Lake Cyber Hub

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Once little more than a dull and comparatively unknown suburb of the national capital region, today, Gurgaon is not only one of the most urbanised cities of India, but it also boasts of a skyline that can easily rival those of Hong Kong and Singapore. Easily accessible from Delhi and Noida, Gurgaon is fast becoming a popular travel destination among holidaymakers. Starting from natural treasures to a flourishing lifestyle and a vibrant nightlife, Gurgaon has everything you could need.

Distance from Vrindavan: 146 km

Best Time: October to March

39 Gurgaon Attractions

16. Rohtak

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Known For : Asthal Bohar Math Meham Bhindawas Lake

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The Heart of Haryana, Rohtak is situated just 70 kms away from the Heart of the India, Delhi and happens to be a part of the National Capital Region (NCR). There have been many rumours regarding the name of the city and its origins. With evidence suggesting that the old town is as old as the Indus Valley Civilization, Rohtak has turned out to be a city of fascination. The district of Rohtak is divided into two parts; Rohtak and Meham.

Distance from Vrindavan: 212 km

8 Rohtak Attractions

17. Meerut

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Known For : Augharnath Temple Shapir Hastinapur

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Rich culture, stunning monuments, significant history and lip-smacking cuisine awaits you at Meerut. This historical city located in the state of Uttar Pradesh sits at a distance of about seventy kilometres from New Delhi, the capital of the country. With an exciting past, that dates back to ancient days, contemporary art flourishes as much as a healthy dose of history and culture at Meerut.

Distance from Vrindavan: 207 km

13 Meerut Attractions

18. Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh - Gateway of Uttar Pradesh

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Known For : ISKCON Temple Ghaziabad Shipra Mall Drizzling Land Water and Amusement Park

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Ghaziabad can be best described as the "Gateway to Uttar Pradesh". Given its proximity to the national capital, the social life of the rapidly developing town is intertwined with that of Delhi. The city has evolved as one of the dynamic industrial centres in the country, and it booms with the urbane culture of the neighbouring metro town. Other than the queuing traffic, bustling markets and the millennial crowd, Ghaziabad also wakes up to increasing number of multiplexes, better-planned roads and surpassing flyovers.

Distance from Vrindavan: 152 km

Best Time: October to December, February to March

14 Ghaziabad Attractions

19. Faridabad, Haryana

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Known For : Baba Farid's tomb Camp Dhauj Lake Sri Shirdi Sai baba temple, Faridabad

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Faridabad is Haryana's largest city and its major industrial hub as well. Faridabad is the main part of district Faridabad which has two divisions - Faridabad and Ballabgarh. The city shares borders with New Delhi on its north, Gurgaon to its west and Uttar Pradesh on its south west ends.

Distance from Vrindavan: 117 km

Best Time: September to December, February to March

17 Faridabad Attractions

20. Aligarh - City of Locks

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Known For : Jama Masjid Aligarh Aligarh Fort Sir Syed House Museum

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Nestled in the populous state of Uttar Pradesh, Aligarh has grown as a prominent educational centre as well as a commercial centre in North India. Known as Kol or Koli in the ancient times, the city is said to have been founded by the Dor Rajputs in 372 AD and has housed the famous Aligarh Muslim University since 1875. Aligarh is also famous for its lock industry.

Distance from Vrindavan: 63 km

6 Aligarh Attractions

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