One of the most precious heritage cities of India, Vrindavan is the birthplace of the Lord Krishna according to the Indian myths. The city dates back to around 5000 years back and today it holds a significant position in the Hindu religion. The location of Vrindavan is appropriate. It lies between the highway of Delhi-Agra. Some of the touristsÃ¢€™ attractions here include the Yamuna River, 5000 temples, and various other religious destinations. Vrindavan is a hub for not only Indian pilgrims as well as foreign tourists but also attracts numerous individuals who wish to become a resident of Vrindavan. This is because the NH-2 is in proximity to the residential areas of Vrindavan. Moreover, government strives to make significant improvement in the Vrindavan religious tourism for making it the top destinations of the tourists. Presently, the Chandrodaya Mandir is under construction and has added a charm to the city. This has attracted more tourists towards it.
Why Invest In Vrindavan?
In the past four months, the industry has touched the skies. And, the experts of real estate have confirmed that the real estate of Vrindavan would grow 40% and more for the next few years. It is estimated that there would be an inflow of migrants from other cities to the satellite towns of Vrindavan in future. Due to the proximity of the NH-2 highway, traffic from Agra comprising various realty investors has an eye on Vrindavan. They aspire to build townships here, as these residential areas could become excellent locations due to excess greenery. Government also wants to invest into the real estate at Mathura and Vrindavan. As per a real estate survey, tourists who visit here once want to live here. And, this fact is true mainly for the international tourists. Many of these tourists have begun investing into residential spaces and farmhouses here.
If we talk about Agra, then the Agra Development AuthorityÃ¢€™s Taj Heights is the most demanded residential space. This is because it offers a balcony view of the Taj Mahal to the residents. Most real estate dealers wish to develop the infrastructure of the region. And thus, it will be on the top of the realty maps.
The Religious City
Vrindavan is an old city of India, the origination of which dates back to 5000 years. It is the birthplace of Lord Krishna due to which it attracts more than 80 Crore pilgrims every year.
The Yamuna Nadi flows through this beautiful religious place. It is believed that Lord Krishna used to bath at YamunaÃ¢€™s Kesi Ghat after he defeated the demon Keshi.
The city boasts of various temples including Radha Damodar Temple, Banke Bihari Temple, Prem Mandir, Govinda Dev ji, Seva Kunj and Nidhuban, ISKCON Temple, Madan Mohan Temple, Sri Vrinda Kund, The Sacred Lake Kusum Sarovar, Nandagaon (ISKCON), Shree Radha Ras Bihari Ashta Sakhi Temple, Pagal Baba Temple, and 5000 more such temples.
The most popular festival of Vrindavan is the Braj Ki Holi. More than 5 lakh tourists visit here each year to play holi, and more than 50,000 of them are foreigners.
Most religious festivals are celebrated here lavishly, especially the Janamashtami and Braj Ki Holi. It is regarded as the fountainhead of the festivals across the globe, even in the British Parliament.
Abounded with the conglomeration of ancient and modern characteristics, Vrindavan holds maximum cultural diversity in India. It boasts of the traditional chhapan bhogs, lassi shops, ancient temples, and kachori. Along with this, it is famous for the musical fountains, modern temples, and laser lightings.
In the Pausha month especially on Thursdays, the annual Belvan fair is held. During this time, most pilgrims and devotees have to offer their prayers to the wealth goddess (Laxmiji) at the Laxmi temple.
The devotees also visit here to seek the blessings of the shera vali mata. It is a 140 feet idol of Maa who is eight armed and sits on a 50 feet tall lion. Along with this, there stands a statue of Hanuman Ji with folded hands.
It is also a religious place for the Sikhs, as Guru Nanak Ji came to Vrindavan while he was going to Mathura. And, the testimony of this is the Gurudwara Guru Nanak Bagichi.
Amidst the peacock calls at the sunset and the tinkling of the temple bells, the clanging of the evening aarti begins. And as soon as the sky lits stars, a beautiful silence and solemnity embodies Vrindavan welcoming all its guests humbly.