Top Tourist Places To Visit in Mathura

Top Tourist Places To Visit in Mathura

  • Mathura
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • India
  • Best Time to Visit

    October - March

  • Calling Code


  • Area

    3,329.4 km2

  • Main Languages
    Brajbhasha, Hindi and English.
  • Population


  • Temperature
    Summer - Max : 45. Min : 21.9.
    Winter - Max : 31.7. Min : 14.

Mathura Overview

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. Numerous antiquated temples like dwarkadhish temple, radharamana temple and also some other amazing places to visit in mathura. If you are to know a lot more about this place best is to avail Mathura Tours.

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.


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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Frequently Asked Questions
  • How many days should I plan for Mathura trip?
    2-3 days should be sufficient to explore all the major attractions in Mathura.
  • What is the nearest major airport or train station for Mathura?
    The nearest major airport to Mathura is the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. Mathura Junction is the main railway station in the city.
  • What are the primary transportation options for reaching Mathura?
    The primary transportation options to reach Mathura are by train or by road.
  • Are there any special events or festivals in Mathura?
    Mathura is famous for its Holi celebrations and Janmashtami festival, which attract a large number of tourists.
  • What are the top tourist attractions in Mathura?
    The top tourist attractions in Mathura include Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple, Dwarkadhish Temple, and Prem Mandir.
  • What are some must-try local dishes and restaurants in Mathura?
    Some must-try local dishes in Mathura include peda, kachori, and lassi. Popular restaurants include Brijwasi and Agarwal Bhojnalaya.
  • What types of accommodations are available in Mathura?
    Mathura offers a range of accommodations including budget hotels, guesthouses, and luxury resorts.
  • Are there any public transportation available in Mathura?
    Yes, there are public buses available for transportation within Mathura and to nearby cities.
  • What are the transportation options available in Mathura?
    Transportation options in Mathura include taxis, auto-rickshaws, cycle-rickshaws, and private cars.
  • What is the primary language spoken in Mathura?
    The primary language spoken in Mathura is Hindi.
  • What is the best time to visit Mathura?
    The best time to visit Mathura is during the winter season (October to March) when the weather is pleasant.
  • What activities can be done in Mathura?
    Some activities that can be done in Mathura include visiting temples, exploring the old city, attending cultural events, and shopping for handicrafts.
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