Goverdhan is a religious-town near Mathura, India, famous for its temple named Daan-Ghati. The temple god is another form of Lord Krishna.
The town is also famous for its 21 kilometer long Parikrama of the a very old hill called Goverdhan. The parikrama procession is held in very high religious belief. Its said that Lord Krishna held Goverdhan hill on his little finger to save the town from wrath of the god of rains Indra.
The town also houses Manasi-Ganga, a close ended lake. This is another pious place for the devotees visiting this town. On the banks of this lake, there are quite a few temples, one side of the lake shore now houses a regular marketplace. Being close-ended, pollution problem is rampant for the lake.
About 22 kilometers from Mathura, the town is on the road link between Mathura and Deeg.