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Nestled amidst the Aravalli Hills, the charming town of Nathdwara is literally translates to "The Gateway of the Lord'. It is situated in the heart of Rajasthan, on the banks of river Banas and is a pristine picturesque location. It is also a sacred Hindu site and is flocked by thousands of tourists every year. Nathdwara is also famous for "Pichwai Paintings" which are traditional Rajasthani style paintings and terracotta work. It is considered the hub of traditional handicrafts, arts and artefacts.
This town also owes its name to this famous temple given the fact that Nathdwara literally translates to 'Gateway to Shrinathji'. This place is also considered to be a foodie's paradise with a lot of options available for the tourists. All in all, Nathdwara is a wealthy town in terms of its architecture and religious significance.
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- There is a scam going on where some people approach you promising VIP darshan for a small fee. Do not fall into it. There would be more than 2000 people even in VIP darshan and it is just a way to extort money.- Photography is strictly prohibited in the main Shrinathji temple premises.
Picturesque scenery. Great place for Pilgrimage.
Has extreme weather with hot summers and cold winters. Not much to explore apart from the temples.
Nathdwara is a great place for pilgrims and devotees of Lord Krishna.