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October-March

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Mathura Tourism

India is a country where people of every religion co-exist. One of those religions and the most dominant of all is the Hindu religion. The Hindu religion is very deep-rooted within various sects of this religion. This makes them take trips to spiritual places and find the peace and spiritual solace that they have been trying to find. One such place is Mathura. It is about 150 kilometres from Delhi and is known to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna. There are many references that people can relate to, based on the stories and ideologies that they have heard regarding Lord Krishna. Shri Krishna Janmabhumi is one such place. A famous tourist attraction, Shri Krishna Janmabhumi is known to be the exact place where Lord Krishna took birth. Not only this, the prison where he was kept along with his parents is now open for tourists to visit. There is a temple at this place that has a major historical significance in terms of religious disputes.

Mathura is a city comprising both small and big temples. Two of the most important temples are the Dwarkadheesh Temple and the Gita Mandir. The architecture of these two temples is very fascinating. The festivals of Janmashtami or Holi in Dwarkadheesh temple is celebrated at a very grand scale. The Gita temple, on the other hand, refers to the Bhagawat Gita. The walls of the temple are inscribed by scripts from the religious Hindu book. Mathura is a very economical place to travel in terms of food, stay and even standard tourist fare.

 

Attractions

Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Complex

1.Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Complex

1 kilometres from city centre

Timings: All days of the week, 5:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM It is believed that the birth of Lord Krishna happened in Mathura. There are ...

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Jama Masjid

2.Jama Masjid

713 kilometres from city centre

Timings: All days of the week: 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM Entry Fee: Free The Governor of Aurangzeb, Nabir Khan, constructed the Jama Masjid in the year 1...

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Dwarkadheesh Temple

3.Dwarkadheesh Temple

2 kilometres from city centre

Timings: During Summers- Morning- 6:30 AM - 10:30 AM,Evening- 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM, During winters- Morning- 6:30 AM - 10:30 AM,Evening- 3:30 PM - ...

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Gita Mandir

4.Gita Mandir

4 kilometres from city centre

The Bhagawat Gita is the most sacred book in the Hindu religion and a lot of people abide by it and its beliefs. Based on the same name, the Gita M...

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Ghats

5.Ghats

2 kilometres from city centre

The Ghats of Mathura is a very famous tourist and pilgrimage location. The ghats of Mathura is known as theerthams and there are many of them aroun...

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Govardhan Hill

6.Govardhan Hill

23 kilometres from city centre

Timings: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Entry Fee: Free At a distance of 22km from Mathura, the Govardhan Hills have a mention in the Bhagawat Gita. It is sai...

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The land of Lord Krishna

Mathura is a city comprising both small and big temples. Two of the most important temples are the Dwarkadheesh Temple and the Gita Mandir. The architecture of these two temples is very fascinating. The festivals of Janmashtami or Holi in Dwarkadheesh temple is celebrated at a very grand scale. The Gita temple, on the other hand, refers to the Bhagawat Gita. The walls of the temple are inscribed by scripts from the religious Hindu book.India is a country where people of every religion co-exist. One of those religions and the most dominant of all is the Hindu religion. The Hindu religion is very deep-rooted within various sects of this religion. This makes them take trips to spiritual places and find the peace and spiritual solace that they have been trying to find. One such place is Mathura. It is about 150 kilometres from Delhi and is known to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna. There are many references that people can relate to, based on the stories and ideologies that they have heard regarding Lord Krishna. Shri Krishna Janmabhumi is one such place. A famous tourist attraction, Shri Krishna Janmabhumi is known to be the exact place where Lord Krishna took birth. Not only this, the prison where he was kept along with his parents is now open for tourists to visit.

How to reach

The nearest airport to Mathura is in Agra which is 50 km away from the city. Mathura hubs its own railway junction and the connectivity with railway is very good with other major cities. Bus connectivity is also very good at Mathura.

How to Reach by Flight

Mathura does not have its own airport. Instead, the nearest airport is either in Agra or in New Delhi. There are frequent flights travelling from these two cities to other major cities.

How to Reach by Train

Mathura has its own railway station. The Mathura Junction is one of the major railway stations where all trains halt. There are trains that travel to and from this city frequently.

How to Reach by Bus

Bus connectivity is very good at Mathura. NH19/NH44 are the highways that can be taken to reach Mathura.

How to Reach by Road

NH19/NH44 are the two National Highways that can be taken to reach Mathura.

How to travel within

Autorickshaws, cycle rickshaws and even local buses are available within the city.

Food in Mathura

The speciality of this place is its sweets and the other milk products. Pede is a speciality here which is sweet in the form of condensed milk. One must also try Kachori, Jalebi, Chaat, Panipuri, Samosa. Dhokla, Aloo tikki and Lassi are also other delicacies. There is a variety of North Indian delicacies to try from in Mathura

Mathura Itinerary

DAY 1:

-Visit Keshav Dev Temple

-Visit Katra mosque 

-Visit Sati Burj

DAY 2:

- Visit any of the temples for an early morning aarti

- Visit the museum

-Visit the local bazaars

 

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