Mayapur is about 130 kms north of Kolkata, on the banks of Ganga is Mayapur, the headquarters of ISKCON as it is the birthplace of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the founder of the Gaudiya Vaishnavism. Millions of pilgrims are said to flock every year to Mayapur. Regular bus service is available between Kolkata and Mayapur, at the behest of ISKCON Kolkata. Srila Prabhupada's Samadhi Mandir is the main attraction at Mayapur, along with several temples dedicated to the Vaishnav sect.
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