Mayapur, a sacred place is known for its temple and calm and clean river coast. It is at the confluence of the holy River Ganges where the people come to take a holy dip in the River. It has a silvery and calm coastline that provides an ideal weekend gateway. There are many temples that are not only visited by the local people but also by the pilgrims from the adjoining areas as well. Mayapur is basically a spiritual and religious place. Mayapur is one of the best place to relax and rejuvenate oneself from the maddening crowd of the city. With a calm and satisfying climate, the riverside picturesque makes Mayapur a place worth visiting.Sit by the river watch the sunset or enjoy the boat rides in the Ganges, there is enough that Mayapur offers to keep tourists on their toes. Apart from the glorious view this place has more for the tourists to explore. This religious place attracts thousands of travelers from all the corners of the world.
Places to visit in Mayapur-
Iskcon Chandrodaya Temple- a wonderful place for the devotees of Lord Krishna and attracts lot of tourists from all over the world. The ambience of the temple is full of peace and serenity. The marvelous work of the temple and the tranquil atmosphere pulls the tourists to come and explore the place.
Sri Chaitanya Math- this is the Math that is dedicate to Lord Chaitanya and in this place feeds and give shelter to the needy and orphanage. Every day thousands of people are feed here which is termed as Bhog made in a very simple way but quite delicious.
Yoga Peeth- it is a very attractive place which is the main focus of Mayapur. It is a temple that has been built at the birth place of Mahaprabhu Chaitanya. It also serves as a yoga centre where yoga, Vedas and meditation has been taught. The temple also has an idol of Radha Madava and Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.
Chand Kazis Samadhi- it is a burial place of Chand Kazi who was a magistrate. He had been buried in this place and he used to believe in Muslin religion during his lifetime. But later he became a follower of Chaitanya. This is the place which will surely raise ones eyebrow.
How to reach the place
By AIR There is no direct flight to Mayapur. Therefore Kolkata is the nearest Airdrome of Mayapur. Taxi or cab is always available from Airport. It takes around 4 hrs approx to reah there.
By TRAIN Howrah and Burdwan is the nearest rail head of Mayapur. From the station taxi is available. It takes few hours to reach Mayapur by taxi.
By BUS Regular bus services are available from all parts of West Bengal. Mayapur is well connected to all parts of the city through the bus route.
An ideal time to visit Mayapur
Mayapur has a pleasant climate throughout the year. But the tourist must not visit during the rainy season that is during July- August. Therefore leaving these two months the tourists can visit the place anytime of the year.