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  • LocationKalaji Goraji D Rd, Rao Ji Ka Hata, Udaipur

  • Opening Hours 5:00 AM - 12:30 PM and 3:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Shrinathji Temple Udaipur

Old Shrinath Ji Temple is called so because of its interesting history. The first Shrinath ji temple was built in Nathdwara but soon the town faced attack from Scindia army who was threatening to ruin the temple and asking Maharana of Udaipur to solicit 3 lac gold coins as ransom to save the temple. As the Maharana heard this, he quietly made the arrangements to move the idol to a new location, Ghasiyar where a replica of the temple was already being made. This is how the Shrinath Ji temple was constructed.

Architecture Of Shrinathji Temple Udaipur

This temple has very simple but magnificent architecture. The pillars of this temple are very similar to those of the Nanda Maharaja temple in Vrindavan. This temple is situated on the property of the Sisodia Rajput family of Mewar. The temple features white carvings and marble, which enhance its beauty. Moreover, the temple's structure is so magnificent that it has separate rooms for flowers, milk, sweets, and other decorations. 

Places to visit near Shrinathji Temple Udaipur

Near Shrinathji Temple, you can visit the following places:

Ranakpur Jain TempleOn the western side of the Aravalli Range, Ranakpur lies between Jodhpur and Udaipur. Near Shrinathji Temple, this is one of the most spectacular places to visit. The Jain Temple has intricate carvings and unique architecture, making it one of the largest and most important Jain temples. 

KumbhalgarhIt is located in the western range of the Aravalli Mountains and is part of the group of Hill Forts of Rajasthan. Founded in the 15th century, it is a beautiful place near Nathdwara. Kumbhalgarh Fort is the second largest fortress complex in India after Chittor Fort. 

Haldighati: The name is Haldighati refers to the yellow soil that is turmeric-coloured in colour. Haldighati is famous for its historic Battle, fought between the Mewar Kingdom and the Mughal Army in 1576. If you are visiting Haldighati, you should visit the Maharana Pratap National Memorial. 

Chittor Fort: The Chittor Fort is located along the Berach River and Gambhiri River in Chittorgarh, the largest fort in India. Apart from the Chittor Fort, Chittorgarh has many other attractions, including Kalika Mata Temple, Rani Padmini's Palace, Vijay Stambh, and Kirti Stambh.

Things to do at Shrinathji Temple Udaipur

Indulge in Shopping

Many famous paintings can be found here, especially those depicting Shrinathji wearing vibrant attire. Another must-buy item is terracotta handwork. You'll also find pottery, antiques, jewellery, handicrafts, and much more. 

Go for a Helicopter Ride

The helicopter ride over the Kumbhalgarh Fort is one of the best adventures in India. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you won't soon forget. You shouldn't miss this adventure in Udaipur, so try it out while you're there.

Trekking on the Mountains

The Aravalli mountain range surrounds Shrinathji Temple, so trekking is popular. You can view picturesque scenery as well as lush greenery while trekking. This activity will provide you with an incredible view of the city.

Eat Local Cuisine at Restaurants

Udaipur's local cuisine is an excellent way to know this city's culture. The roadside stalls and fancy restaurants both serve authentic Rajasthani cuisine. 

How to reach Shrinathji Temple Udaipur

Udaipur has excellent transportation connections, which makes reaching it easy. The Shrinathji Temple can be reached by road, train, and air from anywhere in the country.

By Air: Dabok Airport is about 41 kilometres from Shrinathji Temple in Udaipur. It has good connectivity to other parts of the country. This is the fastest way to get to Shrinathji Temple. Once you arrive at the airport, you can take a cab to the temple.

By Train: The closest train station to Nathdwara is Mavli Junction, which is 30 kilometres from Udaipur City. The station is well-connected to other Indian railway stations. To reach Shrinathji Temple, you can take a taxi or bus from the station.

By Road: Many buses run to Udaipur from nearby cities. Once you arrive Udaipur, you can take a taxi, cab, auto-rickshaw, or bus to Shrinathji Temple.

Entry Fees and Timings of Shrinathji Temple Udaipur

There is no entry fee to visit Shrinathji Temple, but there is a fee for darshan. For Mukh Darshan devotees have to pay Rs. 50, while for Sanmukh Darshan they have to pay Rs. 350.

Interesting facts about Shrinathji Temple Udaipur

  • Krishna Janmashtami is the best time to visit the temple
  • It is believed that Shrinathji is an avatar of Lord Krishna.
  • The Shrinathji temple has over 500 cows called Shrinathji's cows.
  • The temple is located in the northeast of Udaipur.
  • Its architecture is similar to that of the Nanda Maharaj Temple in Vrindavan.

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FAQ about Shrinathji Temple Udaipur

Q: Why is Shrinathji Temple Famous?

Ans: This temple is dedicated to Shrinathji, who is considered to be Lord Krishna's avatar.  Many people from around the world come to Shrinathji to seek his blessings.

Q: What is the cost of a Shrinathji Darshan Ticket?

Ans: There are two types of darshan at Shrinathji: Mukh Darshan and Sanmukh Darshan. A Mukh Darshan costs Rs. 50, whereas a Sanmukh Darshan costs Rs. 350.

Q: What is Time for Shrinathji Darshan?

Ans: Shrinathji Darshan is available from 5:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the morning and from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the evening. You should visit the temple early in the morning if you want to attend Aarti.