Places in mathura to visit
Mathura is a Major ancient city of india. Mathura is located in the state of uttar Pradesh, about 150 km from delhi. Mathura known as birthplace of Lord Krishna. Mathura is situated on the banks of yamuna river. Mathura is one of the most favourite religious places of tourists in india with many religious temples and sites like Dwarkadhish temple, radha kund, Kans qila etc.
Vrindavan is a Town , located in the district of Mathura . There are also many famous temples to visit in vrindavan also . The distance between the mathura and vrindavan is just 10 kms .
Tourist places to visit in mathura and vrindavan :
1. DWARKADHISH TEMPLE
This temple was built about 150 years ago. The idol of lord Krishna in this temple is decorated as the “king of dwarka” . This temple is known for its wonderful swing festival at the onset of monsoon. Dwarkadhish temple is also one of great Places to visit in mathura .
2. KRISHNA JANMA BHOOMI MANDIR
Lord Krishna was the 8th incarnation of lord vishnu, who was born in jail cell in mathura. Now there is a temple, where every year lakhs of tourists and devotees come to visit. Krishna janma Bhoomi mandir is most famous places in mathura to visit .
This fort is dedicated to Kansa,the maternal uncle of lord Krishna. It is situated on the banks of river yamuna. This fort is unique specimen of a hindu and mughal style of architecture.
4. GOVARDHAN HILL
Govardhan hill is located 22km from mathura near vrindavan which is one of the most visited tourist place.
5. RADHA KUND
This lake tells about the love between lord Krishna and mata radha. Every year thousands of tourists come here to visit.
6. MATHURA MUSEUM
This museum was built in the year 1874 which is known for its unique architecture and important artifacts. It is one of the most visited place in mathura city.
7. MATHURA GHAT
In mathura many ghats are present in olden times, but at present there are total 25 ghats situated on the banks of river yamuna.
Barsana is a historical city in mathura. It is the birth place of mata radha, shri radha rani temple is situated in barsana which is visited by lakhs of devotees.
9. KUSUM SAROVAR
It is one of the most visited places in mathura which is situated between govardhan hill and radha kund. The lake is a beautiful reservoir which has been constructed from majestic sandstone. Kusum sarovar is one of beautiful places in mathura to visit .
10. RANGJI TEMPLE
The temple is located on mathura road in vrindavan. The temple is dedicated to lord Sri Goda Rangmanar. The architecture of this temple follows the south Indian pattern but its exterior design is of north Indian pattern.
11. PREM MANDIR
Prem mandir is one of the most famous temple in vrindavan which is huge in size. This temple is known for its beauty and grandeur. Prem mandir is dedicated to lord Krishna mata radha and lord Rama mata sita.
12. BANKE BIHARI TEMPLE
This temple is located in vrindavan. Banke bihari temple is built in rajasthani style where lord Krishna image appears like a child. Whenever you visit vrindavan don’t forget to visit this temple.
13. SHRI RAGHUNATH MANDIR
This temple is dedicated to lord vishnu and his wife mata laxmi. It is one of the largest temple in vrindavan and surrounded by high walls.
14.GOPESWAR MAHADEV MANDIR
This temple is dedicated to lord shiva and the lord is depicted as a gopi. Devotees pour the holy water of yamuna river on the shiva linga. Every year lakhs of devotees and tourists cone to visit.
15. ISKCON TEMPLE
This temple was built in 1998 . This temple is known as Krishna balram mandir. This temple is also visited by international devotees of lord Krishna .