Fast Facts :
Location : Kangla Palace, Manipur, India
Known For : Islamic and Hindu Style of Architecture
Constructed in the year : 1847
The place of worship is located in the area of Kangla palace, Manipur.This place of worship was constructed during the reign of Maharaja Narasingh in the year 1847.Consequently because of the devastating earthquake that took place in the 1868, and the massive structure was distorted. This place of worship was then recreated by (Maharaja Chandra Kirti Singh) in the year 1869.Currently, the deity of Pakhnangba is worshipped that belongs to the imperial family.
The shrine is constructed out of mud brick and is on the lifted plinth. It has 2 cells facing towards the east direction and a portico holds the gallery with a strong arrangement of prop that ropes the ray of bricks. According to the architecture, the shrine features the parabolical formation of the arena in the West Bengal style and (salas) are in distinctive Hindu manner. The shrine possesses a rectangular base and the top is covered by a rectangular crown. The railings are designed in Islamic Style thus, it is believed to be an amalgamation of Islamic and Hindu style of architecture. The Govindajee Temple is a typical Vaishnavite Temple of Manipur.