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Mathura, India

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Mathura is little town lying near to Yumana where Lord Krishna, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu and a Hindu epic hero was born in the Dwapara Yuga. He was the eight son of the yadva prince and his wife Devaki. His father Yadva Prince had taken him away soon after birth to Gokul (the place of gopas in Braj) so that he can save infant Krishna from murderous Uncle Kansa, the King of Mathura who had killed early seven sons of his sister Devaki, wife of Yadva Prince.

Vrindavan and Braj is a place where lord Krishna spent his whole youth in the happy company of the cowherds and in the care of his foster partents Nand and Yashoda. Every year numerous number of Hindu and foreigner tourist visit this place.

There are other spots in the area that still remembered by people for the enchantment of Lord Krishan and still you can feel the redolent with the music of his flute.

Major Tourist Attractions in Mathura: Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir, Dwarkadhish Temple, Mathura Museum, Kusum Sarovar, Vishram Ghat etc.
Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir, Mathura
Krishna Janambhoomi is a place which is situated at a distance of 58 Kms from Agra and 145 Kms from Delhi. It is one of the most visited tourist destination in India which is believed to be the place where Lord Krishan was born.

Krishna Janma Bhoomi derives its name from Hindi word i.e. Janma means ‘Birth’ and Bhoomi means ‘place’. It is also believed that the present temple is constructed over the spot of the prison where lord Krishan took birth around 5000 years ago.
Dwarkadhish Temple, Mathura
Dwarkadhish temple was constructed by Seth Gokul Das Parikh in 1824. It is located in the east of the city and can be reached easily by means of local transport available in Mathura.

Dwarkadhish Temple is one of the most important shrine in Mathura visited by the tourist. Located in the eastern part of Mathura, not far from the Yamuna River, the temple is architecturally very interesting. The interior and exterior of the main shrine in Dwarkadhish temple is an excellent example of Architecture.

The interiors boast the excellent work of art, brilliant carvings and exquisite paintings.
Mathura Museum, Mathura
Mathura Museum was established in the year 1874 by Sir F.S. Growse. Government Museum of Mathura was originally called the Curzon Museum archaeology, but after completing its centenary in 1974, its name was changed to Mathura Museum and today it is one of the leading museums of not only Uttar Pradesh but also India that houses an excellent collection of sculptures which was inspired by Buddha and Jainism.

The gallery traces the evolution of the Mathura school of art and today is one of the renowned centre for research and study of the preserved heritage left by Mathura school of Sculpture.
Kusum Sarovar, Mathura
Kusum Sarovar is a water tank that’s belongs to the era of Lord Krishna which is 60 feet deep and 450 feet long. The rank has long flight of stairs from all sides and till date it is the best swimming place where you can take bath.

The serenity view and a peaceful atmosphere makes Kusum Sarovar a worth place where you can spend some quality time in the evening.
Vishram Ghat, Mathura
Vishram Ghat is the most important sacred spot on the bank of River Yamuna. It is considered to be the place where lord Krishna rested after the fierce fight with his uncle Kansa.

Kansa was a cruel king of Mathura who had imprisoned his father and mother and killed his seven brother and crushed his citizens. Vishram Ghat cannot be missed while doing sightseeing tour of Mathura.
Famous Excursions from Mathura
Vrindavan
It is just 15 kms away from the city of Mathura and is another pilgrimage place for Hindu followers. Krishna grew in Vrindavan to his manhood. Vrindavan has numerous temples – Old and modern temples.

Delhi
Delhi is a capital of India which is situated 145 kms away from Mathura. Delhi and Mathura is connected by a very good highway. Delhi is not only known as India’s capital but it is also a cultural heritage site of India.

Delhi is a important terminal without which you can not reach Mathura. Delhi have would famous monuments which is associated by UNESCO. To cover whole Delhi sightseeing, at least two days is required as Delhi has so long history that nothing can be missed while doing the sightseeing.

Agra
Agra is 58 Kms far from Mathura. Agra was once the capital of Mughal emperor but today it is known for its world renowned Taj Mahal – one of the seven wonder of the world.

Jaipur
The distance between Jaipur and Mathura is 280 Kms. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan state popularly known as pink city because all the buildings and bazaars which is still the attraction of Jaipur are painted in Pink Colour. Most famous tourist attraction in Jaipur is Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace Museum.
Best Time to Visit in Mathura
October to March is the best time to visit Mathura.
How to reach Mathura?
By Air - The nearest domestic Airport form Mathura is Agra (60 kms), Delhi 145 kms), Jaipur (300 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.

By Rail - Nearest Railway station from Mathura is Agra (60 Kms).

By Road - Mathura is well connected with Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Bharatpur.
 
 
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