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Blanketed away in the commotion of West Bengal, Navadwipa - Mayapur is a cluster of nine islands located on the banks of Ganges. This place is one of those few religious shrines whose spirit of devotion is palpable.
The scattered forests, orchids and winding paths leading to small villages give you an excellent sense of peace. With almost 200 temples concentrated in this small rural setting, Navadwipa is God's own land, in every sense of the term. It is unaffected by economy, industry and futile activity. The place is untouched by tides of time and is a perfect treat for your aesthetic sense and devotion. It doesn't matter which faith you believe in, this land of Lord Chaitanya (reincarnation of Lord Krishna) will enthrall you like nothing else.
- Navadwipa welcomes thousands of devotees every year when Krishna devotees from all over the world come over to take part in the Navadwipa Mandala Parikrama. - Navadwipa Mandala Parikrama is a ritualistic walk in which the devotees circle the entire city barefoot, chanting the lord Krishna's name. To facilitate the excursion, the people are divided into groups or mandals, each catering to a different language requirement- English, Hindi and even Russian are the most popular mandal divisions
A place of perfect solitude for the divinity seekers.
Local cuisine mainly consists of vegetarian food. Limited accommodation options available.
Ideal for both history lovers and Hindu devotees. Equally suitable for weekend tourists and regular backpackers from places like Kolkata, Kharagpur, etc.
Navadvipa is well connected to the rest of India by both railways and roadways. There is, however, no direct flight connectivity to Navadvipa. The nearest available airport is the famous Neta... (Read More)