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Mathura Tourism Overview

About Mathura

Mathura, the very popular birthplace of Lord Krishna, this city is one among the seven most scared Hindu cities. Countless pilgrims and tourists swarm this place particularly during the festival of Janmastmi which celebrates Lord Krishna’s birth. Mathura is sprinkled with ancient temples which are symbols of the primeval architecture. River Yamuna is seen flowing past the 25 ghats which look spectacular at dawn. Numbers of pilgrims are seen taking dips in the holy river and just after sunset hundreds of diyas are witnessed floating otu onto the river during the time of the evening aarti. The city of Mathura was once a Buddhist centre with 20 monasteries that housed 3000 monks. After the rise of Hinduisms today one can only witness the remains of the beautiful sculptures recovered from the ruins. If you are to know a lot more about this place best is to avail Mathura Tours.


Area :

3,329.4 km2

Main Languages : Brajbhasha, Hindi and English.
Population :

441,894

Temperature : Summer - Max : 45. Min : 21.9.
Winter - Max : 31.7. Min : 14.
Best Time to Visit :

October - March

Calling Code :

0565


Climate and Geography

Mathura is a city located in the North Indian State of Uttar Pradesh with an average elevation of 174 meters. This city experiences quite extreme climatic conditions with severe cold and extremely hot climate. In winters the temperature goes below 14 °C and Summers record 45°C with the scorching sun overhead. Monsoon brings with itself moderate showers covering the city with foliage and flowers. The best time to visit Mathura is between the months of October to March.

Suitable Visiting Seasons ( months) : Between October and March.

Transportation

The Mathura city is easily accessible as it has a well knit rail, road and air network.


Rail: Mathura is an important railway junction with numerous trains operating to and fro some of the major cities.

Road: The city is well connected with best express ways and there are many state transport departments busses running through Mathura making it easily commutable by Roads.

Air: Nearest Airport is Agra, perhaps most of the domestic and International flights land in IGI Airport, Delhi.



Shopping & Entertainment

Walk through the colourful bustling bazaars of Mathura and buy things that appeal to you. You will basically come across a huge variety of Krishna idols in various sizes intricately designed and created for sale. Visit a popular sweet shop and taste the very famous Mathura ke pede which are much loved by people across the country.


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