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Places to visit in Mathura

Places to visit in Mathura

Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Complex

This complex is a massive and magnificent architecture that speaks volumes about the tradition and culture of India. The Krishna Janambhoomi temple is an important site in the religious history of the Hindus as the temple allegedly stands on the exact site where Lord Krishna was born. The pieces of history recovered from the complex are on display for the public in the museum that is located nearby. Apart from the Krishna temple, there are shrines of other Gods and Goddesses in the Krishna Janambhoomi premises. This place is regarded as an important site of adulation for the people of Hindu faith.

Govardhan Hill, Mathura

Govardhan Hill is situated at a distance of 22 km from Mathura. It has been stated in the Holy Bhagwat Gita that according to Lord Krishna, Govardhan Parvat is not different from him. Therefore, all his worshipers worship the pure rocks of the hill just like they worship his idol. The hill is made up of sandstone and stands 80 ft tall with a circumference of 38 km. Some interesting places one gets to visit the hills including Mansi Ganga, Mukharvind, and Daan Ghati.

Dwarkadhish Temple, Mathura

The Dwarkadhish temple, touted as one of the holiest temples in the city of Mathura, is famous all over the country for its elaborate architecture and paintings. Built only in the year 1814, the temple is relatively new but has managed to gain the scared impression by the grace of the almighty deity housed inside it. Situated within the perimeter of the city's holy gate, near the ghats of River Yamuna, the whole temple and its surrounding is a hub of a lot of interesting activities. Thousands of devotees that here every day to experience the divine aura of the opulent temple.

Ghats, Mathura

Multiple theerthams present here are well known as ghats with 25 of them present today in Mathura are related to Lord Krishna. It is believed that performance of certain rituals here can get rid one of all past wrongdoings and hence is visited by numerous devotees.