Shree Govindajee Temple, Manipur

Situated in the capital of the state, Imphal, Shree Govindaji Temple is frequented by streams of travellers all year long. This is the largest Hindu, Vaishnav temple in Imphal. The glowing golden structure of this sacred place draws many tourists apart from the regular local devotees. The famed temple of Shree Govindaji remains one of the major attractions of Manipur. This is a Hindu temple dedicated to deities of Hindu gods, Radha and Krishna Govinda.

It was originally established in the year 1846 during the rule of the Maharaja Nara Singh. The temple faced numerous damages in the past due to earthquakes; however, it still maintains its beauty.

The temple complex flaunts an attractive architecture. It is made of red brick and has a rectangular medieval style of architecture which is worth cherishing. The main entrance leads to a passage which takes you into a hall with all the main statues. The temple rises to a height of 16.95 meters and is 18, 63 meters wide.

Shree Govindaji Temple enjoys beautiful hilly surroundings of Imphal. The temple not only oozes spirituality but also grabs the heart of visitors with the serenity sprawling here. Tourists and pilgrims visit here all day long to offer prayers. The temple is dedicated to the Lord Krishna and houses beautiful idols of Lord Krishna and Radha. Here you can also see the idols of Lord Jagathnath, another form of Lord Vishnu.

How to Reach
By Air: Imphal has its own Airport named as Imphal Airport from where you can take taxis to reach the temple.
By Rail: The nearest Railway Station is Dimapur Railway Station well linked to all major cities of Nagaland.
By Road: Manipur State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) and some private bus operators link the temple with all neighbouring towns.   


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