Time Required : 1-2 hours
Entry Fee : no
Timings : Summer
5:30 AM to 10:30 AM; 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
6:00 AM to 11:00 AM; 3:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Vrindavan is popularly known as the “town of temples” and the “Land of God”. The Sri Ranganatha Temple is a prominent and famous temple located in this beautiful town. It is also the largest temple in the vicinity. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and his consort, Lakshmi. The Sri Ranganatha Temple also showcases the idols of Rama, Sita and Lakshmana along with Lord Narasimha, Venugopala and Ramanujacharya. This ancient temple is a stunning example of the Dravidian style of architecture. Devotees come here in huge numbers to worship the several deities who preside over this temple.
The Sri Ranganatha Temple was built in 1851 in true Dravidian style. Seth Radha Krishnan and Gobind Das founded it. It is dedicated to Lord Ranganatha, who is also referred to as Rangji. This deity is believed to be the resting form of Lord Vishnu, who is depicted in his Sheshashayi pose in this ancient temple. His idol rests on the large coils of the Sesha Naga. Devotees flock to this temple to worship Lord Vishnu along with Lord Narasimha, Goddess Sita, Lord Ram, Lord Lakshman, Lord Venugopala and Lord Ramanujacharya. Non-Hindus are only allowed into the courtyard. They are not allowed into the sanctum sanctorum. Non-Indians, on the other hand, are allowed only until the first two gateways.