1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Brindaban
BRINDABAN, a town of British India, in the Muttra. district of the United Provinces, on the right bank of the ]umna, 6 m. N . of Muttra. Pop. (1901) 22,7 17. Brindaban is one of the most popular places of pilgrimage in India, being associated with the cult of Krishna as a shepherd. It contains bathing-stairs, tanks and wells, and a great number of handsome temples, of which the hnest is that of Govind Deva, a cruciform vaulted building of red sandstone, dating from 1 590. The town was founded earlier in the same century.