ISKCON Temple - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Vadodara Junction): 5 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Place Location: In Gotri Locality

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 5 km from Vadodara Railway Station, ISKCON Temple is a Hindu Temple situated in Gotri locality of Vadodara, Gujarat. Also known as Sri Radha Shyamasundar Temple, it is one of the wonderful ISKCON temples in Gujarat and among the must see places in Vadodara.

The ISKCON temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. The temple also has the idols of Sri Jagannath, Baladev, Subhadradevi, and Sri Gaur Nitai. Spread over an area of 6 acres, the temple complex includes the main temple hall, goshala, Govinda's Restaurant, gift shop, guesthouse and two community halls for religious functions. The darshan mandap is aesthetically decorated with relief artwork, depicting Lord Krishna's rasalilas. The Lordships are seated on an exquisitely carved wooden sinhasan. There is also a large sinhasan upon which the statue of ISKCON founder Acharya Srila Prabhupada sits. The exterior and interior of the Mandir are also decorated by hand carved pillars.

With its serene ambience, fine architecture, and spacious garden, the temple allures large number of visitors and devotees. One can find various books on Lord Krishna in different languages, idols of god and goddesses, outside the temple. Known for its spiritual learning and teachings, the temple also provides free food for the poor and needy people.

The temple organizes Rath Yatra every Year and the various festivals celebrated here are Ram navami, Narasimha jayanti, Krishna Janmashtmi etc.

Timings: 4.30 AM - 1 PM & 4 PM - 9 PM