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The Land Of Eternal Love – Mathura - Uttar Pradesh Tourism


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A holy town that is renowned as the capital of the Braj Boomi and the birthplace of Lord Krishna, Mathura is a most favoured devout center in India. It is located in the northern state of Uttar Pradeshand is characterized by magnificent ghats, arched gateways and temple spires that accentuate the beauty of this town immensely.   A great city that bares a history of so many centuries, Mathura is well connected to national capital Delhi. Braj Bhoomi – ‘The Land of Eternal Love’, Mathura boast of numerous legends and myths, which has gained deep-rooted beliefs in the people.

Since Mathura is the holy abode of lord Krishna, city’s festivals unravels Krishna’s life from his childhood to adulthood. All festivities and fiestas are centered round the blue god and to the Maduraits celebrations of every kind is an auspicious occasion to pay reverence to the blue god. During Holy and Janmashtami the city would be thronged with exuberant artistic performances.  The most holy city of the Vaishnava cult, Mathura welcomes the visitors with the countless tales of the blue god. The area is a religious centre full of Hindu temples that attract floods of pilgrims, particularly during Janmastami (Krishna’s birthday) in August/September .The serene banks of the river Yamuna and its holy Ghats attribute the religious fervor of the city to a great extent.

Sightseeing Highlights -

Religious -

  • Dwarkadheesh Temple
  • Ghats
  • Gita Mandir
  • Krishna Janma Bhoomi
  • Keshavdeo Temple
  • Krishna Janmabhoomi
  • Vishram Ghat
  • Akhand Jyoti Sansthan
  • Birla Temple
  • Dwarkadheesh Temple
  • Gayatri Tapo Bhumi
  • Jaigurudeo Temple
  • Bankey Bihari Temple
  • Mathura Jain Chorasi
  • Shri Krishna Janm Bhoomi Temple

History & Culture

  • Government Museum
  • Raja Bharatpur's Palace
  • Old Fort

Nature

  • Govardhan Hill

Additional Info

State: Uttar Pradesh
District: Mathura
Famous for/as: Pilgrim
Languages: Hindi, Braj
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 23-45°C, Winter 4-32°C
Altitude: 169 m
Pincode: 281xxx
STD code: 0565

  • Dwarkadheesh Temple
  • Ghats
  • Gita Mandir
  • Krishna Janma Bhoomi
  • Keshavdeo Temple
  • Krishna Janmabhoomi
  • Vishram Ghat
  • Akhand Jyoti Sansthan
  • Birla Temple
  • Dwarkadheesh Temple
  • Gayatri Tapo Bhumi
  • Jaigurudeo Temple
  • Bankey Bihari Temple
  • Mathura Jain Chorasi
  • Shri Krishna Janm Bhoomi Temple

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