Mathura is one of the culturally and religiously important place in the north India and there are many places that one can visit in Mathura. You can also club your Mathura tour with Rajasthan and there are many forts that you can see. You can also see many old and ancient palaces and see the ancient art by old sculptors. You will be able to experience the welcoming Rajasthani generosity that can be experienced, and you can also get to taste many Rajasthan delicacies here and tantalise your taste buds. You can get the traditional dishes to taste here. This can be the unforgettable tour for you. You can come back with great memories and make it a great lifetime experience. Enjoy the ancient palaces and other places and make it the best tour of your life. Here we have mentioned the best places to visit in Mathura
1. Govardhan Hill
This is 8 Km long hill that ranges near famous Vrindavan and this is sacred for Vaishnavas. AS per Mythology Lord Krishna challenged penance for Indra.
2. Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple
As the name suggests, this place is located where the Lord Krishna was born and
It is believed that this temple is situated at the place where Lord Krishna was born, and the result of many excavations has tried to prove this belief. This is constructed around the prison cell where parents of Lord Krishna were imprisoned by his evil uncle Kansa. The temple is religiously important for Hindus.
3. Dwarkadhish Temple, Mathura
Constructed in the year 1814, Dwarkadhish This is one of the most important temples in Mathura and this is well known for the paintings and architecture. This is located within the perimeter of the holy gate of the city, the temple and its surroundings are a place for many activities. This place is visited by many devotes every day. This is one of the best tourist places near Mathura.
4. Vishram Ghat
Many theerthams present here are popular as Ghats with 25 of them are present today and they are related to Lord Krishna. It is said that certain rituals done here can help and hence this place is visited by many devotees every year.
5. Birla Mandir
Also known as Gita Mandir, this temple features some inscription of the holy book in and around the temple. There is a beautiful iodol of Lord Krishna and also there are idols of Lakshmi Narayana, Ram and Sita. Intricate carvings and paintings in the temple premises make it look more beautiful.
6. Rangji Temple, Mathura
This temple is placed in the Vrindavan – Mathura Marg in Vrindavan, Mathura. The temple also has a south Indian architectural pattern and hence it looks beautiful. Also, this is designed in north Indian design style and this is a best fusion of both architectural styles.
7. Radha Kund
Located close to the Govardhan Hill, this is a small town in Mathura, and this is popular for the holy pond famous by the same name. This pond has fresh and puree water and also popular to have the best magical properties to heal any skin problems. This is religiously significant as it is believed that a dip in the water of the pond purified all the sins.
8. Prem Mandir
A hind temple located in Vrindavan, Mathura and this is a beautiful temple that is maintained by Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat, which is an international non-profit, spiritual, charitable trust. This is visited by many devotes all over the year and this is one of the famous temples in North India.
9. Iscon Temple
Situated at Bhakti Vedanta Swami Marg, Raman Reiti, Vrindavan, ISKCON temple is also known as Sri Krishna Balarama Mandir. This is one of the most popular temple in Vrindavan and there are beautiful idols here.
This is a holy place that is located near Kosi kalan in Mathura and it has the well-known Shani temple, which is devoted to god Shani and his guru. This is located in the middle of Jungle and hence this is known as Kokilavan Dham. This temple is visited by many devotees all over the year and this is more crowded on Saturdays.
11. Kans Qila
This fort is placed in the serene Yamuna river and this is old fort in Mathura that is dedicated to kans who was the maternal uncle of Lord Krishna. Located near the Krishna Ganga ghat and Gau ghat, this for is a famous tourist spot that is built as a fusion of Hindu Muslim architecture. Kans ka Qila is in a rundown state due to negligence but is still popular among the tourists.
12. Jai Gurudev mandir
This temple is also known as Naam Yog Sadhana Mandir, and this is devoted to Baba Jai gurudev. This is placed in the national highway and this temple also runs a charitable organization and ashram. The temple also has an annual Bhandaar festival and many devotees take part in the same every year. This is one of the Top things to do in Mathura.