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Probably one of the most significant temples for Krishna followers after Vrindavan, Govind Dev Temple is located within the City Palace of Jaipur. Locals believe that the statue of the deity here looks exactly like Krishna's form during his incarnation of Earth. From early in the morning to the late night, the air is thick with the sounds of Mangala Aarati at dawn and Shayana Aarati at night. Built during the reign of Emperor Akbar by Sawai Man Singh in 1590 and was regarded as being one of the largest temples of the world during its time.
Being dedicated to Lord Krishna, the temple sees an upbeat and exciting celebration during the Janmashtami time in August. As the Temple is the part of the City Palace, which was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, it has a beautiful coexistence of Hindu, Muslim and Western architectural traits. The temple is surrounded by beautiful gardens. Inside it, one can see some beautiful European chandeliers and paintings of Indian art.
Air: Jaipur International Airport, which happens to be the only international Airport in Rajasthan, is the most convenient airhead of the temple. It is just about 13 kilometers drive from the temple. Upon landing at the Airport, you will find a number of shuttle cabs, hiring cars and taxis just in front of the airport. You can choose your commute and head for the Govind Dev Ji Temple Jaipur Rajasthan.
Rail: Jaipur Railway station, the main railhead of the city, is just 6 kilometers far from the Govind Dev Ji Temple Jaipur. It is profoundly connected with main cities of India like Delhi, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Mumbai and Ahmadabad. If you are directly coming here by train, just book a taxi or an auto up till the Palace. You will find commute even at the remote hours at the Railway station. Gandhinagar jaipur, another railway station at the Southern part of the city is also not more than 10 kilometers far from the Govind Dev Ji Temple.
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8 months ago by Meenakshi Gurjar
When anybody enter this temple who ever is he, as he enter the temple the feeling automatically enters in that person that where is god and where is he?
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