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Hindu Pilgrim Places: Nandgaon

Nandgaon lies 8.5 km north of Barsana on the metalled road to Mathura (56 km).

According to tradition, it was the home of Shri Krishna`s foster father, Nand.

On the top of the hill is the spacious temple of Nand Rai, built by the Hat ruler Roop Singh.

The other temples here are dedicated to Narsingha, Gopinath, Nritya Gopal, Girdhari, Nand Nandan, and Yasodha Nandan, which is located half way up the hill.

A little beyond is the Pan Sarovar, a large lake with masonry ghats along its sides. Legend has it , that this was the place where Shri Krishna used to take his cows for water.

Not far away is the Kadamb grove called Udhoji- ka - Kyar.

The spacious temple to Nand Rai built by the Jat Ruler Roop Singh is located on a hill.

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