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Mathura Travel Guide

Mathura is known as the birth place of the revered God of the Hindus, Lord Krishna. The city is located on the banks of river Yamuna in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Mathura travel guide would prove quite helpful for......

Mathura is known as the birth place of the revered God of the Hindus, Lord Krishna. The city is located on the banks of river Yamuna in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Mathura travel guide would prove quite helpful for the people who plan to visit this holy place. The place is considered as a pilgrimage place for the Hindus and has been the witness of rich history of the Indian culture.

The city has been ruled by many dynasties and it is a famous place for the people of different faiths like Jainism, Buddhism and Hinduism. There are many temples in and around the city but the most famous one of them all is the Krishna Janambhoomi temple that is believed to be constructed at the exact place where Lord Krishna was born. Adjacent to this temple is the Jama Masjid that is revered by the followers of Islam. Dwarkadheesh Temple, Gita mandir, and Vishram Ghat are few other places of interest for the tourists. Vishram Ghat, according to a myth is the place where Lord Krishna came and relaxed after achieving victory over the evil Kansa.

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How to Reach Mathura
The birthplace of Hindu Lord Krishna, Mathura is one of the seven sacred cities of Hinduism. Celebration of Janmastami (Krishna's birthday) witnesses maximum pilgrim footfalls. Nestled along the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura is adorned by numerous temples from various ages. Keshav Dev Temple, Banke Bihari Temple and Vishram Ghat are some popular attractions here. Mathura enjoys good connectivity with rest of India.
 
How to Reach Mathura by Air
 
Agra Airport is the nearest airport to Mathura. However, as very few passenger flights operate here, the major nearest commercial airport of Mathura happens to be Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi. Visitors can board a flight from any Indian or international city till Delhi and then hire a bus, taxi or train to reach Mathura.
 
How to Reach Mathura by Rail
 
Mathura Junction is a major railhead on Central and Western Railways. Therefore visitors can avail train services from major cities including Kolkata, Delhi, Mumnbai, Indore, Agra, Bhopal, Gwalior, Varanasi, Lucknow to Mathura. One can also board local trains from Delhi, Bharatpur, Alwar and Agra till three other railway stations of Mathura.
 
How to Reach Mathura by Road
 
A good network of roadways connect Mathura to Delhi, Agra, Moradabad, Jaipur, Bikaner, Kolkata along with other small towns of UP and nearby states. Mathura is served by several state government buses along with private operators. Visitors can avail direct buses from places like Delhi, Agra, Alwar, Aligarh, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajmer, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Kanpur, Meerut, Haridwar etc.

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mere pass ₹200 hai or muje bus book karni hai fatehpur to mathura toh muhe kese pata chalega ki paise kitne lagenge tell me plz?

Please suggest hotel in Mathura.

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Badri Narayan

hotel mukund place

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Shri krishna guest house se vrandavan bhari ke mandir kaise jayen?

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ankit arora

simply take an auto from there it will drop you there near bankey bihari temple..

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distance between janbhumi to bankey bihari guest house

please suggest best conveyance mode from Gurgaon to Mathura.

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Naman

Which are the places to visit in Mathura?

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Shashi Kant

Krishna Janm Bhoomi Mandir and Nidhivan in Vrindavan

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Please suggest one day bus service for Mathura darshan...

Pls suggest good hotel in govardhan..

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Abhay

want to stay two days with two kids and want visit all famous places near by mathura...Pls suggest hotel...

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Prasoon Agrawal

There are plenty of hotels in Mathura. But better you stay in Vrindaban 10 kms from Mathura . In Vrindaban you will get to see a number of temples. Hotel in Mathura Wingston, Brijwasi Royal , Duke Palace. In Vrindaban hotel Shubham, Hotel Basera , Hotel Krishnam

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Please suggest some hotels.

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RITESH SHARMA

bhakti dham near iskon temple Vrindavan

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