Iskcon Overview
Pearly white shikhara overlooks the entrance of the temple as you enter in the divine ISKCON temple of Varanasi. Built-in the year 1966, this shrine is a chain of Vaishnavite temples constructed by the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON)and is revered to be one of the best places to visit in Varanasi. Said to be the devout followers of Lord Krishna, this congregation devotedly worship and spread the teaching of Lord Krishna mentioned in the Hindu epic of Bhagwat Gita.

The voice of cymbals beating together can be heard as the crowd gathered inside dance merrily. Chants of 'Hare Rama Hare Krishna' echo in the hall as hundreds of devotees pray to seek the blessings of their god. The idols of Lord Krishna and Sita are placed at the center and beautifully decorated with flowers, ornaments, and fabrics. 

Distance from Varanasi: 6 km

Best Time to Visit: Janmashtami festival
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