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Uttar Pradesh | India
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Mathura is categorised as Pilgrimage


Vrindavan (Nivalink Trip Dated - 31 January 2010)
Mathura Museum (Photo Courtesy: Biswarup Ganguly)
Brahmakund (Nivalink Trip Dated - 31 January 2010)
At Goverdhan Parbat (Nivalink Trip Dated - 31 January 2010)
Iskcon Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 31 January 2010)
Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 31 January 2010)
Narmada River ghat (Nivalink Trip Dated - 31 January 2010)
Jai Gurudev Mathura Ashram (Nivalink Trip Dated - 31 January 2010)

Reasons to Visit
  • Mathura is the birthplace of Lord Krishna.
  • Vridavan (16 kms) near Mathura is where Lord Krishna grew up and where the town today is a large pilgrim town.
  • Mathura wears a typical pilgrim town character. The area comes alive during Janmashtami in August and Holi Festival (March) in nearby Barsana.
  • Janmashtami and Holi are celebrated in a extended version with much fan fare.
  • Mathura area and the road that leads to Delhi today home to a lot of private colleges.
Recommendations
  • Major Hindu Pilgrimages in Uttar Pradesh"Mathura is a major pilgrimage centre for Lord Krishna Devotees for being the Birthplace of Lord Krishna. 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. Mathura - Vrindavan is a standalone pilgrimage and also an ex-Delhi Pilgrim getaway."
  • Popular Pilgrimages ex-Delhi"Mathura is a renowned Lord Krishna Pilgrimage at 150 kms from New Delhi and a popularly day visited or with overnight stay over weekends. "
  • Lord Krishna Pilgrimages in India"Mathura is the birthplace of Lord Krishna at the centre of Braj or Brij-bhoomi, called Shri Krishna Janma-Bhoomi. Mathura and Vridavan nearby hosts hundreds of temples dedicated to the worship of Radha and Krishna which are visited by devotees all round the year"
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Mathura has 6 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Full day Excursion to Mathura - Vrindavan from AgraRs. 3000
Jaipur to Mathura Day Visit and BackRs. 7067
New Delhi to Mathura Day Visit and BackRs. 6572

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Jaipur and MathuraRs. 4123
Pickup/Drop between New Delhi and MathuraRs. 6572

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Destination Ideas

  • Fatehpur Experience
  • Mathura Vrindavan Pilgrimage

Stay Ideas

  • Brij Vasundhara Getaway

Festivals linked to Mathura (Uttar Pradesh)

  • Lath Mar Holi
  • Shri Krishna Janmashtami

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Mathura museum is an archaeological museum in Mathura. The museum is visited for ancient sculptures dating from 3rd century BC to 12th century AD.
    Museum
    Archeological Museum
    2
    Mathura has many serene theerthams, popularly known as ghats. City has about twenty-five ghats, and each of the ghats is connected to Lord Krishna in one or the other way.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    4
    Built in 1814, Dwarkadhish Temple is situated in the heart of the city of Mathura and the most visited temple in Mathura.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    4
    It is widely believed as the birthplace of Lord Krishna and therefore its of prime importance in Hindu Pilgrimage and for any Krishna Devotee.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    4
    Kusum Sarovar is significant as it is connected to Lord Krishna. It measures 450 ft in length and 60 ft in depth and has steps on all the sides.
    Temple or Holy Place, Lake or Riverside
    Lord Krishna, Holy Tank
    12
    Govardhan Hill near of Vrindavan is considered as sacred in Hinduism
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    12
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Vrindavan (alternatively spelled Vrindaban, Brindavan) also known as Vraj or Vrajbhoomi is located 12 kms from Mathura and where according to the Mahabharata, a grand Epic of Sanskrit literature dating back to the 3000BC, the deity Krishna spent his childhood days.There are number of temples (hundreds) here that celebrate Lord Krishna in his childhood form (Madan Mohan temple is the oldest here. Banke Bihari temple is the most popular and visited). Vrindavan is also known as the City of Widows due to the large number of widows who move into the town and surrounding area after losing their husbands. There are number of homes for the aged and community centres where pilgrims spend a month to a year.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    12
    Keetham lake is a scenic lake just outside Agra on the Agra - Delhi highway (NH 2) at 20 kms from Agra. The Keetham lake is also known as the Sur Sarovar. It is a tranquil spot, ideal for a relaxed outing. A wide variety of fish and water-birds add to the lakes natural charm and beauty.
    Activity
    Bird Watching
    40
    Barsana is renonwed for being the place where Radha, Lord Krishnas favorite Gopi, spent her childhood in Barsana. Barsana today is known for its brand of Holi called Lath mar Holi. Tourist from all over flock the city for what is a truly remarkable sight.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    42
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Tulsidas ji Maharaj also known as Baba Jai Gurudev was an Indian spiritual guru, regarded by his devotees as a saint. Mathura is home to massive Ashram which is visited enroute Mathura / Agra as its right on the Delhi - Mathura Road on outskirts of Mathura
    Institute
    Spirituality
    4
    Built during the 16th century, the Fatehpur Sikri is one of the best preserved collection of Mughal architecture in India. Fatehpur Sikri often referred to as the lost city and has a number of monuments to visit.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    59

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Mathura,Uttar Pradesh,India

January
22°C / 9°C
February
25°C / 12°C
March
34°C / 19°C
April
39°C / 27°C
May
44°C / 33°C
June
42°C / 34°C
July
39°C / 31°C
August
35°C / 28°C
September
36°C / 27°C
October
36°C / 24°C
November
30°C / 18°C
December
25°C / 12°C

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Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
GoverdhanAn area right on the Delhi - Agra highway, 5 kms from the Mathura temple and railway station, where a branded food outlets and shops are located. Transit/Getaway1
Masani BypassJust off Delhi - Agra highway at 4 kms from Railway station, where Radha Ashok is situatedPilgrimage2
Railway StationA crowded area within 2 kms radius of the railway station where Sri Krishna Janma Bhoomi temple is situated. Transit/Pilgrimage1
ChhatikaraChhatikara is a point on Delhi - Mathura highway, 10 kms short of mathura where guests take a Bypass towards Vrindavan. This area is 2 minutes drive from ISKON temple/ Mata Vaishno Devi Ashram/ Kripalu Maharaj Prem Mandir/ Akshay PatraGetaway/Pilgrimage1
VrindavanVrindavan at 11 kms from Mathura is believed to be city of Lord Krishna's birthplace. Vrindavan is home to hundreds of temples, old age homes and shelters. The area is considered sacred in Hinduism in general.Pilgrimage1
Nearest Airport in Mathura
  • Kheria Airport ( AGR ) , Agra-60 Kms
Railway Stations in Mathura
  • Mathura Cantt ( MRT ), Mathura
  • Mathura Junction ( MTJ ), Mathura
Recommended travel connections to Mathura from Major Cities.

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