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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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my girlfriend have local I'd and I have outstation I'd so please tell me best hotel in Mathura which allows..unmarried couples..? ...
hotel nov inn is good hotel and providing good services
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We are on one day stay trip to Virandavan and Mathura. Please suggest where should we take stay Mathura or Virandavan?
Hotel Hotel The Royal Bharti just 8 km Distance Shri Krishna JanamBhoomi.
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How many famous place and please tell my what is the Conveyance available to visit the place? My Hotel is Regal.
This is World fame land and you will find lots of Ancient Temples there, Krishna JanmaBhoomi, BankeBihari Mandir, Prem Mandir, Nidhi Van and lots of places depends how much time you can devote, No issues of local conveyance you can get eRickshaws on your each location.
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I want to stay with my girlfriend so please tell me best hotel and safe couple friendly hotel..?
if you are looking for night out with anyone specially girl. you can visit rama palace inn
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I need one bed room on 1 september to 3september 2018.near suggest me near iskcon Temple
Many hotel near iskcon temple and prem mandir. Please search goiBibo apps is a very good decision.
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