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About Barsana

Hindu Folklore believes that this place was home to Radharani the soulmate of lord Krishna. Among the numerous temples in the area, the most prominent is the Radharani Temple, fondly known as Ladliji or Shriji. Other places to visit here are Jaipur temple, Peeli Pokhar, Man Mandir, Sankari Khor, Dangarh and Mor-Kuti, Bhanokhar Tank, Prem Sarovar, Roop Sarovar etc. The major celebration here is the birth anniversary of Radharani. Female devotees visit the temple early in the morning and offer laddoo to peacocks as it symbolises the offering made to lord Krishna by Radharani. Barsana is also renowned for its celebration of Lathmar Holi.