About Mathura ( The Holy Birth place of Lord Krishna)

Mathura, a small town stretches on the bank of the River Yamuna is synonymous with Lord Krishna who is believed to have been born here & played dynamic role in saving the people from the brutal acts of the than mighty wicked King" Kansa". Alive with devotion to Lord Krishna - the evergreen hero of Hinduism and known as re-incarnation of Lord Vishnu.It has a peaceful and refreshing air here. It is said Mathura without Lord Krishna is like Bethlehem without Christ.

The city of Mathura is located at a distance of 145 km south-east of Delhi and 58 km north-west of Agra ( India ). The city has for long Relationship and attractions with the devotees of Lord Krishna from across the world. Even the casual visitor finds the temples and monuments set in idyllic environs refreshing to core.

Excursion Places & Monuments worth to visit

Dwarkadheesh Temple - The most popular Shrine at Matura is known as Dwarkadheesh Temple . This was Built in 1815 by profound devotee and wealthy Person of Gwalior State.It is the main temple of the town. The best time to visit the temple is during the festive days of Holi, Janmashtami and Diwali as it is grandly decorated during those days.

Archaeological Museum - Located at Dampier Park , this museum has the finest collection of rare items from the Gupta and Kushan period (400 BC to 1200AD).

Mansarovar - The rare wetland grove and bird sanctuary, roughly five acres in size, is located a few miles across the Yamuna River . Local tradition has it that the lake, or 'sarovar', was formed from the tears of Sri Radha, while in an intensely emotional state of wounded love. She came here alone when she feared she had lost Krishna . In her memory a solitary image of her is worshipped in a small shrine beside the lake.

Kans Qila- Mathura, today is a harmonious blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Lying on the nortern bank of the River Yamuna is a fort built by Raja Man Singh of Jaipur known as Kans Qila now mostly in ruins.

Sati Burj - 17 m high built of red sand stone in 1570 AD is a slim tower which commemorates the death of a noble lady - widow of Raja Bihari Mal of Amer who committed SATI. T he four destroyed towers were erected by Raja Bhagwan Das on the right bank of of Yamuna at Sati Ghat.

Jama Masjid - Built by Nabir Khan in 1661 A.D., the Mosque has four lofty minarets, with brightly colored plaster mosaic of which a few panels currently exist.