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Mathura Travel Guide


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Mathura At a Glance
  • Population:2,547,184
  • Area :3,340 sq.kms
  • Geo Location:North
  • Average Climate:6°C - 32°C
  • Best Time to Visit:October - March
  • STD Code:0565

Introduction

Located around 55 kms away from Agra, Mathura is regarded as the birth place of Lord Krishna and is a most sacred pilgrimage destination in India for Hindus. From the 1st century BC to the end of the 9th century AD, it remained an important center of Buddhism and Buddhist Art. According to one of the great Chinese scholars Huen Tsang who charted this land in 635 AD there are 5 big temples, 20 Buddhist monasteries and 3 stupas built by Ashoka, in Mathura. Over the years, some more attractions are added in this holy city. It can be said without any doubt that any time of the year tourists can visit Mathura. However it is during the festivities that the real charm and elegance of the city can be relished to the full. In order to really savor the mesmerizing impacts of this holy land, don't give tours to Mathura a miss.

This sacred city is very close to most of the major cities of India. It can be reached without facing any problems by rail, road and air. In fact efficient transport facilities available within the city's periphery itself make traveling for all an enjoyable and hassle free activity.

On a travel to Mathura undoubtedly the easy transportation will please you to the maximum. But after arriving at this city you will also become its fan once you get to listen to its very intriguing historical past and mythological importance. In fact in the very air of Mathura you can breathe those serene moments that were present in the past.

On tours to Mathura you will come across different types of tourist attractions. Most of the spots in Mathura enjoy a religious and historical connection as it is essentially reputed to be the birth place of Lord Krishna. Still all the attractions have remarkable difference between them. Some have monumental significance, some are museums and definitely some fall in the expected category of temples.

However it is not just sightseeing trips that you can take up during Mathura tours. You can also splurge your money on shopping. There are many vibrant and colorful markets and shops in Mathura. In these places interesting and very attractive items are put on offer. You will absolutely be enthralled once you visit these.

Mathura is a must visit destination for everyone who venture upon Uttar Pradesh Tour. It is with due effect to this that a good number of hotels are established here. Hence on tours to Mathura you need not be worried about the accommodation facilities.

The biggest advantage of including Mathura tours in your itinerary is that you can also explore the magnificence and grandeur of the nearby places by opting for excursions from Mathura. Everyone who pay visit to Mathura religiously take excursion tours to places around Mathura. You should also try it once. It is one of the very fascinating things to do.