Mayapur is a holy place located on the banks of the Ganga river&this place is the birthplace of Lord Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.
Calling itself "The Spiritual Capital of the world", Mayapur is the home to the global headquarters of ISKCON (International Society of Krishna Consciousness)-colloquially Known as the Hare Krishna movement.
I visited Iskcon temple this year August, this is one of the famous spiritual places to visit in Westbengal, District Nadia. When I was reached inside the campus ambience was unbelievable & everywhere peoples were chanting “Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare”.
How to Reach:- Mayapur can be reached by boat,and more commonly by train or bus. Iskcon has its travel services, The Gauranga Travels offers cars, and buses If you book before making your journey safe and comfortable.
Nearest Railway station:- Krishnagar city Junction &Nawadip Dham.
If you want to reach these two stations there are frequent local&express trains services are available from, Sealdah, Kolkata &Howrah railway station.
How to reach Mayapur from Krishnagar City Junction:- You can simply take an auto-rickshaw, private taxi &local buses from bus terminal ("bus stand").
If you choose auto-rickshaw, it will take you to Mayapur ghat & from there you have to cross over the Jalangi river to reach Hular Ghat at Mayapur. Then take a rickshaw to come to ISKCON Mayapur.
Fares & Travel Time :-
Auto-rickshaw :-20/INR(35 minutes approx)
Local buses :- 15 to 20/INR (40minutes approx)
Private Taxi :- 330 – 400/INR (25-30 minutes approx)
How to reach Mayapur from Nawadip Dham:-
Once you reach Nabadwip Dham station, you have to take a rickshaw to Mayapur Ghat and then get on a boat to cross over the Ganga to reach Hular Ghat at Mayapur. Take a rickshaw to come to ISKCON Mayapur.
Nearest Airport:- Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport Kolkata.
WBSTC operating daily direct bus services from Kolkata(Esplanade) to Mayapur Isckon temple. Buses will take you inside the Isckon campus.
Timings (IST) & Fare
Kolkata(Esplanade) to Mayapur Isckon