Know About splendid and eventful tour of Brijbhoomi Mathura – Uttar Pradesh : Mathura Tour and Travel Guide

Mathura, a small town from the Brijbhoomi region of Uttar Pradesh. Mathura is birth place of Bhagwan Shrikrishan [incarnation of Lord Vishnu] hence city holds very high importance on pilgrimage travel in India, a very huge number of devotees of Lord Krishna gathered here every year during the celebration of Krishna Janmaashtmi [Birthday of Lord Krishna]. Mathura was a small township, though in the Dwapur era city was the capital of  King Kansa, maternal uncle of Lord Krishna.

Among the numerous temples of  Mathura, for which  city is often called as the Temple city, some prominent temples are Keshav Dev Temple,  Naam yog Sadhna Mandir,  Dwarikadheesh Temple etc. On the list of tourist attractions of the city Mathura’s Government Museum at Dampier Park is among the not to miss spots as by those having interest for archaeological collection, the place have the largest collection of red stone sculptures in Asia.

Being a pilgrimage destination many religious and social institutions are providing low price tourists accommodation and dinning facility to visitors of the city. Do remember at many of Mathura Hotels and restaurants pure Ghee is used for cooking so if you are a calories cautious person do take care in choosing hotel for your stay and dining on Mathura tour.

Vital Tourist Information : Mathura

Location :
Mathura is located on the south banks of scared river Yamuna on the northern plains, in the western region of Uttar Pradesh state in the north India.

Near By City : Agra

State : Uttar Pradesh [India]

Famous as / For :
Temple City - Krishna Janam Bhoomi [Birth place of Lord Krishna]

Weather & Climate :
Mathura have extreme and tropical climate with hot summers and cool chilly winters with foggy mornings and evenings.

Temperature :
Summers : Min 22°C - Max. 45° C.
Winters : Min. 4°C - Max. 32 °C.

Best Time to Visit :
Through out the year. Janamashtami celebrations and Holi festival attracts several thousands visitors.

Spoken Languages :
Brijbhasha [Khadi Boli] - Hindi - English is known to people of tourism industry.

Dining / Food Facility :
Mathura is city of God Krishna and cows were closely associated with God hence cuisines of Mathura are dominated by milk products. Considerable high amounts of Pure Ghe are used while cooking food and Mathura cuisines have very rich aroma of this and thus referred as Taste of India.

Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Mathura is religious city hence there is a huge sale of products used in rituals and as offering to God. Most of visitors shop here for Pedas [sweets], Pure Ghee and Cheese. Miniatures Idols of God are also hot item of tourist shopping.

Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Tourist Spots : Mathura Museum
Temples / Religious Places : Banke-Bihari Temple - Dwarkadish Temple - Jaipur Temple - Jugal Kisore Temple - Kalya Ghata - Kesi Ghata - Krishna Balram Mandir - Radha Damodara Temple - Radha Madan Mohan Temple - Radha Vallabha Temple - Radhramana Temple - Rangaji Temple - Seva Kunj

Interesting Information :
Festivals / Celebrations of Mathura - Uttar Pradesh : Krishna Janmashtami Celebration [July / August] - Holi Festival [March / April]

How To Reach Mathura Uttar Pradesh [India]

Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Mathura is important train halt on the central and western railway so there is ample express and super fast trains for reaching here by train Journey from all parts of the country.

Road Travel / Bus Route :
National Highway 2 is the source of road travel to Mathura. Luxury and UPSRTC buses are operational between Mathura and Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, Delhi and Jaipur etc. Hiring a tourist cab from Delhi or Agra is also affordable option.

Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Agra's Kheria air terminus [ 60km away] is the nearest airport for Mathura.