Mayapur is located on the banks of the Ganges river, at the point of its confluence with the Jalangi, near Navadvip, 130 km north of Kolkata. The headquarters of ISKCON are situated in Mayapur and it is considered a holy place by a number of other traditions within Hinduism, but is of special significance to followers of Gaudiya Vaishnavism as the birthplace of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, regarded as a special incarnation of Krishna in the mood of Radha. It is visited by over a million pilgrims annually.
How to Reach:
Mayapur doesn't have an airport. The nearest airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata. It is 117 km away from Mayapur. From the airport, you can get a taxi to reach Mayapur.
There is no railway station at Mayapur. You can take a train from Howrah Junction Railway Station. The train passes through Nabadwip Dham. From the Nabadwip Dham Railway Station, you can take a taxi to reach Mayapur. It is at a distance of 30 km from Mayapur.
Mayapur has a good system of roadways, which connect it to different parts of West Bengal. It makes it easy for the tourists to reach Mayapur. The nearest bus stand to Mayapur is at Krishnanagar. It is 20 km away from Mayapur. Taxi Service is available from different parts of West Bengal to reach Mayapur.