Vrindavan has an ancient religious past, associated with Hindus history, and it is an important Hindus pilgrimage town. One of its oldest surviving temples is the Shri Govinda Dev ji temple, was built in 1590, with the town founded earlier in the same century. Vrindavan, the heavenly abode of Lord Krishna is a domain of divinity. Vrindavan is considered the jewel of the Brijbhumi as the Lord Krishna left an indelible impression of childhood days there. The city of the lord reverberates with religious flavour. The sacred river Yamuna highlights its charm, flowing with the philosophy of life as preached by the Lord himself.