Navadvipa in West Bengal is one of the most renowned places for the devotees of Lord Krishna. People from all over the world gather here to enjoy the teachings of Lord Krishna. This place is one of the most vibrant religious shrines where devotion, prayers and life is palpable.
What is so famous about Navadvipa?
Navadvipa Mayapur is a cluster of nine islands on the bed of the river Ganges. This is a place perfect for divinity seekers. T
People who are in love with nature, forests, orchids and winding paths often hit this place out of their passion. There are many temples concentrated in this small region that is going to form the backdrop of Hindu vibes.
How to reach Navadvipa?
The nearest airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport. If you are travelling from any other states then the flight is the easiest mode of transport. Navadvipa is 125 kilometres from the airport. You can reach the place through a cab or car.
The nearest railway station is Navadvipa. You can take a train from Howrah to Navadvipa and reach within one and half hour. Local trains are in plenty for the tourists and locals alike.
Temples in Navadvipa are also accessible through roads. The most used roads are NH 19. You can hire a cab or a taxi to reach Navadvipa from the heart of the state.
What is the best time to visit Navadvipa?
The best time to visit Navadvipa is during the transition months of February to April and September to November. During summer and winter, the place experiences extremes of temperature. So, it is better to avoid visiting Navadvipa during these months.
What is the local food at Navadvipa?
The local food at Navadvipa includes mostly vegetarian dishes at dhabas. Being stuffed with temples and places of religious sentiments, very few varieties of non-vegetarian dishes are available.
You can get food at an affordable price here. Moreover, the temple also serves prasad to the tourists. You have to pre-book that a day before.
Who should visit Navadvipa?
People with high religious sentiments and followers of Lord Krishna are more likely to visit these temples. People who are deeply interested in nature also takes a keen interest in taking a trip to Navadvipa.
Temples to visit in Navadvipa
Mayapur Iskcon Temple
Sri Chaitanya Saraswati Math
Radha Rani Temple
Shri Devananda Gaudiya Math
Shri Mahaprabhu Mandir