Wednesday, 2 November 2011

JK Temple, Kanpur

From Wikipedia
Coordinates: 26.4730°N 80.3070°E

Radhakrishan Temple
J K Temple

General information
Type House of Worship
Location Kamla Nagar, Kanpur-208 005, INDIA
Completed 2 May 1960

The JK Temple is a temple in the Indian city of Kanpur. Considered to be a unique blend of ancient and modern architecture, its mandapas have been constructed with high roof for adequate ventilation of light and air. The J. K. Trust has constructed this temple.


Located in commercial and industrial city of Kanpur, it has many great significance. The Kanpur Airport located about 15 km from temple's campus center, Kanpur Anwarganj Railway Station which is 5 km from temple has trains to Lucknow, Allahabad, Delhi and Kolkata.
The temple has five shrines dedicated to the
  1. Lord Radha and krishna
  2. Lord Lakshmi and narayan
  3. Lord Ardhanarishwar
  4. Lord Narmadeshwar
  5. Lord Hanuman


Beautifully constructed, J.K. temple is a boon to the devotees. Built by J.K. Trust this architectural delight is a unique blend of ancient architecture with the modern. The even-level roofs o the mandaps have been provided with adequate ventilation for sufficient light and air. Among the five shrines that the temple has the central one s consecrated to Shri Radhakrishna and the other are adorned with idols of Shri Laxminarayan, Shri. Ardhanarishwar, Shri Narmadeshwar and Shri Hanuman.There is park and beautiful lake near the temple which looks beautifully in Night when lights are on.


Built on 20 May 1960 and is celebrating its 50 years on 20 May 2010. It was made by the Sighania family.


As the JK Temple is very preserved modern architectural building the ticket fees of only 5 Rs is taken for entry with checking through Metal Detactor

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