#19 of 32 Places to Visit in Jaipur
Distance (From Jaipur Junction Railway Station): 14 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 14 km from Jaipur Junction Railway Station, ISKCON Sri Giridhari Dauji Temple is situated in Dholai village, south of Jaipur City. It is one of the famous & most visited temples in Jaipur.
This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and it is run by the ISKCON society and engaged in spreading Krishna Consciousness. The main idols of Lord Krishna and Lord Balarama are three feet tall. The idols are very beautifully decorated and depict the loving bond shared between them. The temple has 52 stained glass windows depicting scenes from puranas.
The main shrine is dedicated to Radha Krishna. ISKCON temple is well known for its beautiful sculptures. The decoration of Radha Krishna with silver and gold jewellery and colorful cloths makes it more attractive.
It is an impressive temple with abundant lush green gardens. A restaurant and a conference hall are also situated inside the complex. Besides prayers and Geeta classes the Temple is engaged in cow protection, book distribution and providing free food to the school children. Jagannath yatra, Janmashtami, Diwali and Holi are celebrated with great enthusiasm.
Timings: 4.30 AM - 12 PM and 4 PM - 9 PM