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Shyam Sundar Temple

Mathura

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Shyam Sundar Temple Overview

Ranked 10 of 28 sightseeing in Mathura
Shyam Sundar Temple is one of the most important religious sites near Mathura.
The idol here is a self-manifested image of Sri Radha Rani that was found among the jewels of the King of Bharatpur. Other than the idols of Shyam Sundar and Sri Radha Rani, the idols of Sri Sri Lala Lali and Sri Sri Radha Kunjabihari are also found.
The temple is one of the main pilgrimage destinations coming under the management of Gaudiya Vaishnava sect and one of the most important Sri Krishna temples in Vrindavan.
The best time to visit this temple is during Vasant Panchami which is the most important festival celebrated here. Sri Radha Rani was married to Shyam Sundar on Vasant Panchami day. Other festivals like Holi, Shiva Ratri, Jhulan Yatra and Radhashtami are also celebrated with great pomp and show.
The temple is open from 4.00 am to 11.45 am and from 6.00 pm to 10.15 pm. One can be part of the daily aarati offered to the deities at regular intervals.
The temple is easily accessible and is situated near Loi Bazaar in Vrindavan. The Radha Damodar Temple and Gopishvar Mahadev Temple are located nearby and can be visited from here.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
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Koushik Das

Koushik Das5.0/5

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Must visit in Vrindavan

This temple along with Radha Damodar and Madan Mohan Temple are the three very prominent ancient temples of Vrindavan. Beware of monkeys and if wearing glasses take those off and keep in your pockets.