Dwarkadhish Temple is not only an important temple of Mathura but also of India. Built in 1814, Dwarkadhish Temple is situated in the heart of the city of Mathura. Dwarkadhish Temple that is currently managed by the followers of the Vallabhacharya sect is the most visited temple in Mathura. Located in the eastern part of Mathura, not far from the Yamuna River, the temple is architecturally very interesting.
One Seth Gokul Das Parikh who was the treasurer of the estate of
Gwalior built Dwarkadhish temple that is dedicated to Lord Krishna. He
is supposed to be a staunch devotee of Lord Krishna. An excellent work
of art, the interiors of the temple include images of the Lord Krishna,
his beloved Radha and other Hindu deities. The architecture of the
temple has elements of local art and aesthetics. The temple carving and
paintings are major attractions. The temple is a hub of activity during
the festive days of Holi, Janmashtmi and Dipawali.