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Mathura Travel Guide


Birthplace of Lord Krishna, the temple city of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh is flooded with devotees 365 days a year. The alleys and by lanes of this 2500 years old city are abundant with idols of Lord Krishna, smell of ‘Peda’ prasadam wafts through the air and ears ring with bhajans in praise of the Lord. Today, Mathura is bustling with pilgrims and a lot of foreign tourists who come in search of divinity. Thousands of tourists make a beeline to Mathura during Janmashtami and Holi. No visit to the city is complete without a visit to the Ghats for the aarti or the nearby town of Vrindavan. There are 25 Ghats along the Yamuna and a not so quiet boat ride is a must. Major attractions include the Dwarkadhish temple, archaeological museum and the Gita Mandir. Jama Masjid and the Katra Masjid, built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb is an example of the multicultural ethos of India and are not to be missed. Other nearby places of interest include Govardhan hill, Barsana, Gokul and Nandgaon that you visit on India day tour of Mathura.

How to visit:

By road: Mathura is well connected with Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, and Bharatpur

By rail: Nearest Railway station from Mathura is Mathura Junction (MTJ), which is well connected to the major cities.

By air: The nearest domestic Airport form Mathura is Agra (60 kms), Delhi (145 kms), which connect Mathura to the major cities in India like Bangalore, Udaipur, Mumbai, Goa, Delhi. The nearest international airport is Indira Gandhi International airport, New Delhi.

Fast Facts

Location - Uttar Pradesh, North India

Places of Interest - Krishnajanmabhoomi Mandir, Dwarkadhish Temple, Mathura Museum, Kusum Sarovar, Vishram Ghat

Best time to visit - October to April

Language - Hindi, English

Festivals - – Krishna Janamashtami, Radha Astmati, Holi, Goverdhan Puja, Guru Purnima, Yamuna Aatri

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