Bankebihari Temple


Bankebihari Temple Overview

Ranked 8 of 9 sightseeing in Bharatpur

Bankebihari Temple, nestled in the centre of the city, is one of the most famous temples in India. Sprawling across a vast land, this temple is considered to be the pious house of Lord Krishna where the dreams of his disciples are fulfilled. Depicting Brij architecture, this temple encompasses a main hall with statues of Lord Krishna and his perpetual companion, Radha. These idols are dressed with jewels and clothes from head to toe.

The walls and ceilings are painted with pictures of various deities, while the verandah is outside the main hall is covered with framed photographs depicting childhood of Lord Krishna. Hundreds of devotees gather at the temple premises during the aarti time, in both morning and evening. Travellers visiting Bharatpur can easily travel to this temple by means of local conveyances like auto rickshaw, cycle rickshaw, or tonga, or even a cab.

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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
7:00 AM -7:00 PM
7:00 AM -7:00 PM
7:00 AM -7:00 PM
Public Holidays:
7:00 AM -7:00 PM

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