Vrindavan, India

Vrindavan, India

Vrindavan is a holy town in Uttar Pradesh, northern India. The Hindu deity Krishna is said to have spent his childhood here.

Vrindavan is home to temples, many dedicated to Krishna and his lover, the deity Radha. At Banke Bihari Temple, the curtain in front of Krishna’s statue is opened and closed every few minutes. At Radha Raman Temple, a gold plate beside Krishna signifies Radha. Prem Mandir is a huge white marble temple.

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Country

India

Visa Requirements

Nationals of ALL countries require a visa to enter India

Languages spoken

Hindi, English and the language spoken by Lord Krishna, Braj Basha, is widely spoken across the city of Vrindavan.

Currency used

Indian rupee

Area (km2)

3.287 million km2

India

India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country and the most populous democracy in the world.