Govind Deo temple is located at a distance of 1 kilometer from the Vrindavan railway station and is among the important holy places of Vrindavan. Built by Raja Man Singh of Amber in 1590, it is dedicated to Govind Deo, another name of Lord Krishna.
The temple was built at a cost of 10 million rupees and is astoundingly beautiful. It had seven storeys initially. After invasion by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, it is left with only three storeys.
The temple has an architecture which differs from the conventional temples. The architecture is a reflection of Western, Hindu and Muslim style. It was constructed using the red sandstone and designed in the form of Greek cross. The temple is built at a height. It has a marble sanctum and an imposing facade, with pillars and colonnades, giving it a look of a European cathedral.