Radha Krishna Mandir, Kanpur - Timings, History, Darshan, Pooja Timings

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Distance (From Kanpur Central): 7 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Place Location: In The Sarvodaya Nagar Area

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 7 km from Kanpur Central, JK Mandir is a Hindu temple located in the Sarvodaya Nagar area of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Also known as Radha Krishna Mandir, it is one of the top places of pilgrimage in Kanpur, and among the prominent places to visit as part of Kanpur tour packages.

Built by JK trust, JK Temple, otherwise called Juggilal Kamplapat temple, is dedicated to Lord Sri Krishna. The temple was constructed under the supervision of the Singhania family in the year 1953 and is managed by the JK trust. The temple attracts a huge number of devotees as well as tourists throughout the year.

JK Temple is a beautiful combination of both ancient and modern architecture. Built with white marbles, the temple complex has five shrines in which the central one is dedicated to Sri Radhakrishna while the other shrines have idols of Shri Ardhanarishwar, Shri Laxmi Narayan, Shri Narmadeshwar, and Shri Hanuman. The temple features extensive pavilions called mandapas with decorated high ceilings, which facilitate efficient ventilation. The temple is surrounded by small ponds and a garden with lush greenery that enhances the beauty of the temple.

The temple hosts the festival of Janmashtami to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna in August. Devotees often prefer visiting the temple on this auspicious day and the temple remains open all day long on Janmashtami.

Timings: 5 AM - 12 PM & 4 PM - 10 PM

Aarti Timings: 7 PM

Entry: Free