Gopal Mandir(Hindi word for Temple is Mandir) is few steps away from Mahakal Temple and built on traditional rock structure. This temple belongs to Holkar State and since their kingdom Holkars were manging the daily puja and other chaos in temple. The main temple is surrounded by many rooms in it which was suitable to provide stay for visitors and permanent place to the daily workers of temple. The main gate of the temple opens directly to the central market of ujjain and Lord Krishna also can be seen through a distance from market. One can get darshan from market itself. Again a intelligently built architecture which is as beautiful as useful and people friendly.
By word Gopal means Lord Krishna and temple has a beautiful depiction of lord Krishna in it. Once a year Lord Mahakal himself in his Palki visits Lord Krishna in his temple which is called Hari-Har Milan. The temple called Gopal Mandir is the central point of business since the origin of Ujjain and being crowdy always, One will not feel alone whatever the time it is. During festivals temple wear its ornaments and people are heartly welcomed to enjoy this and get darshan of Lord Krishna. This picture taken during the biggest festival in India: Diwali – A festival of light.
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Ornate.”