#3 of 14 Places to Visit in Vrindavan
Distance (From Vrindavan Railway Station): 2.5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 2.5 km from Vrindavan Railway Station, Prem Mandir is a religious and spiritual complex situated on the outskirts of Vrindavan.
Prem Mandir is one of the latest temples in Vrindavan dedicated to Lord Sri Krishna. The temple structure was established by spiritual guru Kripalu Maharaj. The foundation stone laid on January 2001 and the temple was opened to public on 17th February 2012. The cost of the construction was around 150 crore rupees. The presiding deities are Sri Radha Govind and Sri Sita Ram.
Prem Mandir built on 54 acres land is a two storied structure. The main structure built in marble looks incredibly beautiful and reflects the true history of Sanatana Dharma. The sanctum has the beautiful deities of Radha - Krishna on the ground floor and Ram - Sita on the first floor. The inner temple walls are adorned with the fine images and paintings from the life of Guru Kripalu Maharaj. There are totally 80 panels on the walls depicting Radha Krishna Lila.
There is a beautiful garden around the temple premises with fountains. The spacious grounds house life size statues and paintings of Lord Krishna, Goddess Radha and other legendary characters associate with Krishna. Among the Lilas presented, the Govardhan Lila and Rasalila are featured prominently.
There is also a Musical fountain along with light show. People are mesmerized by the patterns which are brilliantly made by the colored lighting and water. This pattern follows the ragas and kirtans of Radha Krishna which is played at background.
Light Show Timings: 7.30 PM to 8 PM
Timings: 5.30 AM - 12 PM and 4.30 PM to 8.30 PM