The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (www.iskcon.org), also known as the Hare Krishnas, is based at the Krishna Balaram temple complex. Accessed through a beautiful, white marble gate, the temple hous…
This mellow, well-run restaurant on the 2nd floor of the MVT Guesthouse is a great place to get a break from Indian food. The menu runs from Thai to Mexican, alongside wraps, salads and good ol' baked potatoes, plus…
The largest temple in Vrindavan, this is dedicated to the god Vishnu (of whom Krishna was an avatar). It's built in a South Indian Dravidian style, and from the outside looks more like a fortress than a temple. In s…
Surrounded by an orchard filled with twisted tulsi (holy basil) trees that are decorated with votive threads and red powder, it's believed that Krishna visits this temple every night to perform a sacred dance.
This 10-storey white marble temple, a fairy-tale-castle lookalike, has an endearingly amateurish collection of animated puppets and dioramas on the ground floor, depicting scenes from the lives of Rama and Krishna.
Does Indian veg dishes, pasta, juices (including amla, or Indian gooseberry) and shakes in a pleasant environment. Located inside Krishna Balaram Temple Complex, through the side entrance.
This cavernous, red-sandstone temple, built in 1590 by Raja Man Singh of Amber, has 'bells' carved on its pillars. The resident monkeys here are particularly cheeky, so stay alert!
Set atop a hill and marked by three sandstone towers of varying size and shape, this is the oldest temple in Vrindavan, built in 1580. The main entrance is to the east.
Dedicated to Radha, Krishna's consort and true love, this unique temple combines elements of Hindu and Muslim architecture.
When complete, this Hindu temple should be the tallest religious monument in the world, at around 700ft tall. Construction is underway but will take years.