Dedicated to Lord Krishna and located in Vrindavan, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, Sri Ranganatha or Rangaji Temple is one of the largest temples in north India. A fusion of the traditional Dravidian south Indian style architecture, the temple is enormous in scale with the outer fortification wall soaring up to some 773 feet in height and 440 feet in breadth. It attracts a huge number of religious tourists and visitors of all hues round the year.
The Rangaji Temple has a charming yet peaceful garden and water tank around it and the main temple hall houses the stone statues of Lord Rangaji, Lords Rama, Laxmana and Goddess Sita. Colorful paintings lace the wall of the temple which add beauty to it and also give a peek into the story or legends associated with the temple. A 50 feet high gold plated pillar is present that adds to the magnificence of the temple.
The temple is extremely crowded during festival times, particularly around the Hindu month of Chaitra (March-April). The temple premises are huge yet visitors can explore and enjoy on own. So, if you ever happen to be in Vrindavan, don’t forget visitng the beautiful temple of Rangaji to feel a sense of piety. It should be a must visit in your itinerary for sure.