Mayapur is well known as one of major Spiritual Tourist destination with over a million visitors walk in through this spiritual city's gates ,obsessed by the ambiance of the surroundings, marvelous temple structure, elaborate deity worship, divine music & enjoying a soulful experience.
Mayapur is located on the banks of the Ganges river, at the point of its confluence with the Jalangi, near Nabadwip, West Bengal. ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) or the Hare Krishna movement has its headquarters here. It is the birthplace of Sri Krishna Chaitanya, who appeared in 14th century, 1486, incarnation of Krishna. He is the one who started the Hare Krishna movement- he was the first to teach widespread mass chanting and singing of the Hare Krishna mantra. Mayapur is 130 km north of Kolkata and across the Ganges from the city of Nabadwip. Mayapur is one of the most sacred and peaceful areas in all of India.