Nabadwip is a famous Vaishnava pilgrim center associated with Hinduism. It is located in
and is one of the important places associated with Sri Krishna Chaitanya, the
founder of the Bengal School of Vaishnavism. Mayapur associated with ISKCON is
located across the river from Nabadwip.
Popularly known as Nadia, Nabadwip consists of nine islands. Four of the islands are on the eastern bank of Bhagirathi and the rest five are on the western bank.
It is believed that when
changed its course and a huge island emerged on the east of the river and the new
island was called Nabadwip. Bhagirathi River
Nabadwip was the capital of Bengal during the 12th century and it was a center of Sanskrit and Hindu philosophy, especially of
of philosophy. Neo Logic
There are more than 150 temples in the region.
Dola Purnima and Rash Purnima are the important festivals in the region.