Best Things to do in Mathura

Best Things to do in Mathura

Mathura

Welcome
to The Mathura

Fact & figure
  • State : Uttar Pradesh.
  • Area : 3,329 km²
  • Population : 4.42 lakhs (2011)
  • Language : Braj, Hindi, English.
  • Attractions : Temple, Ghats And museums.
  • Rainfall : 707 mm
  • Altitude : 174 m
  • Monsoon : July till September.
  • Best time to visit : November to February.

Basic Info and history about Mathura

Considered as the birth place of Lord Krishna, Mathura is one of the seven holy cities in India. The city has reference in the Vedas and is of utmost importance for the devotees of the country. The Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex is the place where the Lord had taken birth. Mathura is considered as one of the protected heritage sites by the Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana. The place is visited by lots of tourists, visitors and devotees every year.
Mathura had even been under a variety of rulers throughout the decade. The city has a lot of historical and religious places to visit while in here. Some of the religious places are KeshavDev Temple, Dwarkadheesh Temple, the VishramGhat, the Krishna BalramMandir, VrindavanChandrodayaMandir, Birla mandir, the Madan Mohan temple and many more. Each religious place in here depicts the tale of the Lord Krishna and the myths related to it. These places should not be missed at any cost while in Mathura.
The holy city Mathura is a must visit place and one can expect tasty vegetarian dishes in here. The people in here are warm and welcoming. One can easily get around the city in a day and visit the important places while in Mathura. One can easily book a cab or taxi and enjoy the road journey throughout the city.
Mathura is even an industrial area consisting of the Mathura Refinery which is one of the biggest oil refineries in the country. Through this oil refinery, many local people get an opportunity to earn for a living. The place is even known for its traditional souvenirs. One can get handmade items in the Mathura bazars at a reasonable price. The place has the most number of artists that one can find in here. The place is not only religious but is also full of art.

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