Mayapur is a Ganges River cruise port and town located at the confluence with Jalangi River (close to Nabadwip) in West Bengal state (India), approx 130 km (81 ml) north of Kolkata (Calcutta) - state's capital.
- The headquarters of ISKCON (Hare Krishna movement founded in 1966 in NYC) are in Mayapur City. Also here is based Gaudiya Math (monastic organisation established in 1920). The city has great importance for the religious movement Gaudiya Vaishnavism, being the birthplace of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486-1534, regarded as God Krishna's incarnation.
- Visited by over 1 million tourists and pilgrims per year, Mayapur is easily accessible by boat, but more commonly via bus and train.
- Srila Prabhupada is a major attraction. The main shrine is encircled by a museum dedicated to Srila Prabhupada's life.
- Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir temple has 3 main altars dedicated to the deities Narasimha Deva, Sri Sri Radha Madhava and Pancha Tattva.