Being the holiest of all religious places, Mathura is an ancient cities and one of the most prominent places of Hindu mythology. As claimed it is an eminent destination for the sheer reason that the land of Mathura is the birthplace of Lord Krishna.
Stretching over 145kms from Delhi, the pious city is located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The city is adorned with numerous temples all dedicated to the Mighty Lord making it a pilgrim centre for devotees from the whole world. People believe with complete conviction the tales of the blue God and the most humane incarnation. The holy Ghats and the Yamuna bank are witness to the pious and religious belief of the city. Though the place is related with Lord Krishna, it is a sacred and holy land for the Buddhist as well as the Jains. The best feature of this religious abode of Lord Krishna is the celebration in form of many festivals from Krishna’s childhood to adulthood making it an auspicious occasion. Especially the famous festivals of Holy and Janmasthami are filled with awe striking and mesmerizing celebrations. Another striking feature of Mathura is the Mathura school of art flourishing in the city for more than 1200 years being experts in creativity and devotion which is rarely found in Indian Art history. It is a religious abode and a significant embodiment of art and culture.
Climate in Mathura
Extreme climate prevails over Mathura. The summer months stretches from March to June with sweltering heat and the temperature escalating to 45C. The travelers usually avoid the summer season. The monsoon season comes next with sufficient rainfall in the months of July to September. From the month of December to February it is quite cold due to the winter season. However in the daytime, the weather remains pleasant and amusing whereas in the night the air becomes cooler. The temperature usually stays between 10C to 27C. To visit Mathura the ideal time is the cooler months from October to February.
How to reach Mathura?
Mathura By Air
At a distance of 147km from Mathura, is the Delhi International Airport which is considered as the nearest airport terminal. It has well connectivity with cities within the country and abroad. The distance from Mathura to Delhi can be covered by private taxis.
Mathura By Rail
Mathura Railway Junction is an important railhead with many trains travelling through the same. There are daily trains from Mathura to Delhi and also to other popular destinations within the country like Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai etc.
Mathura By Road
Both Government as well as tourist deluxe buses connect Mathura with all nearby cities like, Agra, Allahabad etc.
Hotels in Mathura
Being predominantly a religious destination, the attractions of Mathura are unlimited. Not only the visitors get peace of mind through the beauties and pious belief of several temples, but also get the rejuvenating experience of inclusion in festivals and celebration making it a memorable experience. The hospitality of the city is undoubtedly splendid.
Religious Places : Sree Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple, Jama Masjid, Gita Mandir, Ghats.