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Govind Dev Ji Temple

Today India’ proud spiritual heritage is symbolized by countless beautiful and sacred temples spread across in many parts of our country.  

One such beautiful and immensely sacred temple is Govind Dev Ji Temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna & located inside iconic City Palace of Jaipur.

History of Govind Dev Ji Temple

In fact for people of Jaipur, this sacred temple indeed symbolizes the proud history of their beloved city. After all, this beautiful temple was constructed in mid 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh II, the man who is considered as founder and architect of Jaipur city. 

Construction of this temple actually marked the beginning of modern Jaipur city as we know it today. And it is this intimate relation that this temple shares with Jaipur’s glorious history that has made it so legendary and famous amongst people of Jaipur.

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However, going beyond this temple’s historical prominence, it is actually more prominent for its religious sacredness. For adherent devotees of Lord Krishna, Govind Dev Ji Temple in Jaipur is one the most unique and beloved residence of Lord Krishna. 

Lord Krishna devotees supremely believe that this deity exactly resembles the looks of Lord Krishna when he had incarnated on planet earth thousands of years ago. 

This deity was brought to Jaipur city by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh II himself from ‘Vrindavan’ in Uttar Pradesh, which is another beloved spiritual residence of Lord Krishna. 

Architecture of Govind Dev Ji Temple

And spiritual solace of this temple is further exemplified by its sheer architectural beauty and grandeur. Spread across humongous 15,827 sq. feet, it can accommodate at least 5000 devotees at any given time and amongst its many prominent architectural features include gold plated temple ceiling and beautiful European chandeliers inside the temple. 

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This temple’s true architectural beauty and even spiritual fervor, however, comes on its own on Janmashtami day, a festival celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna. On this day the temple is beautified with lighting & many other beautiful ornamental and of course temple itself is overwhelmed by millions of devotees.


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