Shahji Temple

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Distance (From Vrindavan Railway Station): 1 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 1 km from Vrindavan Railway Station, Shahji Temple is a popular temple situated near Nidhi Van in Vrindavan.

Dedicated to Lord Krishna, the Shahji Temple was designed and built in 1860 by a wealthy jeweller, Shah Kundan Lal of Lucknow. The deity of Lord Krishna enshrined at this temple is known as Chhote Radha Raman. The white colored temple exhibits exclusive artistic craftsmanship making it one of the most popular temples in the town.

Known for its beautiful architecture and marble sculpture, this temple attracts several tourists. The temple features twelve spiral columns, each of which is 15 feet high. Another highlight of this temple is Basanti Kamra, which is a darbar hall featuring Belgian glass chandeliers and beautiful paintings. On the interior of the walls and on the ceiling, are beautiful paintings that explain the stories from the life of Lord Krishna. The room is opened only twice a year but it is still fascinating to peek from the outside.

Timings: 8 AM - 11 AM and 5.30 PM - 7.30 PM