Mathura Vrindavan Pilgrimage
Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple
Mathura lies at 150 kms South of Delhi and 60 kms North of Agra and is a major pilgrimage centre for Krishna Devotees. Dwarkadheesh Temple (1814) and Kesava Deo temple (3500 years old) are ones most visited by guests. Shiva Temple in Mathura is also a well visited temple.
Vrindavan is about 15 kms from Mathura Station and is a place of Krishna worship and has as many as 4,000 temples in number and associated with the life of Lord Krishna most notable being Krishna Balram Mandir (ISKCON VRINDAVAN), Banke Bihari Temple (associated with Swami Haridas) and Govind Dev Temple (Built in 1590).
Krishna Birth Anniversary (Gokulashtami) and Holi are two major festivals held here. Holi at Barsana ( 40 kms) Mathura is most famous. Mathura has mid-segment hotels for stay where as Vrindavan has mainly dharamsalas and community homes as accommodation