With imposing getaways, beautiful shikara and magnificent gold plated embellishments, Rangaji Temple is reckoned to be one of the largest Hindu shrines in Vrindavan. Sacred to Lord Krishna, Rangaji Temple dates back to the late 19th century. It is one of those serene places in Vrindavan where you can go, perform darshan and just sit for hours, the entire experience soothes you from within. It is said that this temple of Lord Krishna was built by the followers of Sri Vaishnavas of southern India. Hence, the temple is built in the Dravidian style of architecture, which is prevalent in much of South India. One of the key highlights of the entire architecture of this temple is the spacious courtyard which is beautifully encircled by a gorgeous garden and a water tank. Another significant highlight of this popular shrine in Vrindavan is the Gopuram (gateway). It directs you to the main temple hall where the image of Lord Rangaji, made up of black stone, along with the idols of Lord Rama, his brother Laxmana and the consort Goddess Sita, are located. Besides, the walls of the temple are also quite famous amongst devotees and tourists because of the exotic paintings that narrate the temple's story. Apart from this, the temple room is one of the prime points of tourist interests at this place as it offers a splendid view of 50 feet high gold-plated pillar. Rangaji Temple is one of the few famous tourist places in Vrindavan which you should visit during your vacation in the city.
Rangaji Temple remains open all days a week. One can visit the place on any day from morning to evening.
Throughout the year, the temple of Rangaji in Vrindavan remains packed with a large crowd of devotees. However, a major chunk is witnessed during the winter season which is also the best time to visit the temple. Winters in Vrindavan start from October and continue till February.