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Ghats, Mathura
Ghats, Mathura
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Ghat
Mathura has many serene theerthams, popularly known as ghats. At present the city has about twenty five ghats, and each of the ghats is connected to Lord Krishna in one or the other way.  It is conventional that all the devotees should visit  the twenty five  ghats to end their... Read More »
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Jama Masjid, Mathura
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Mosque
Jama Masjid in Mathura was built by Abo-in-Nabir-Khan, governor of the King Aurangzeb. The mosque was constructed in 1661 and is located near Krishnajanmabhoomi Temple. The mosque represents the architecture of Mughal Era that consists of four minarets along with faded coloured plaster... Read More »
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Vishram Ghat, Mathura
Vishram Ghat, Mathura
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Ghat
Vishram Ghat literally meaning the resting place is located at the banks of the river Yamuna. The ghat is made up of marble stone and has a large stone arch. According to the legend, it is at this ghat Lord Krishna rested after a long battle with the king Kansa. Furthermore, the ghat is... Read More »
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Sri Keshavji Gaudiya Math, Mathura
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Religious Place
Sri Keshavji Gaudiya Math temple has been built by Sri Srimad Bhakti Prajnana Kesava Goswami Maharaja. Two of his prominent followers are Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Goswami Maharaja and Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.   The deities presiding in the temple are Sri... Read More »
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Rangbhoomi, Mathura
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Religious Place
Rangbhoomi is located opposite to the post office in Mathura. It was a wrestling arena where the battle between Lord Krishna and king Kansa took place and the latter was killed.     After killing Kansa, Krishna set his parent free and reinstated maternal grandfather... Read More »
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Kusum Sarovar, Mathura
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Religious Place
Kusum Sarovar is a 450 ft long and 60 ft deep tank, located nearby Radha Kunj. The sarovar is believed to be the place where Radha along with gopis used to collect flowers and meet Lord Krishna.   The sarovar also encompasses a flight of stairs along its ghat. The ghat comprises... Read More »
Radha Kund, Mathura
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Pond
Radha Kund is a large pond located at a distance of 25 km from Mathura. It is situated around the Govardhana Hill and represents one of its eyes. Out of all Brahma's creation, Radha Kund is the holiest place. It is a pilgrimage town and attracts many devotees across the world. It is believed that... Read More »
Sri Krishna Janmasthan, Mathura
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Temple
The Shri Krishna Janmasthan at Mathura is the most important site for the followers of Lord Krishna and that of Hinduism. They believe that it is here that the Lord took birth as a human being to get rid of the evil. The temple here can be divided into three parts – the Garbha-Griha (actual... Read More »
Mathura Museum, Mathura
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Government Museum, popularly known as Mathura Museum, is located near the Dampier Park. The museum houses artefacts of the Gupta and the Kushan period ranging from 400 B.C. to 1200 A.D. It also encompasses a collection of the Mathura School of Sculptures.   Furthermore, tourists... Read More »
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Govardhan Hill, Mathura
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Hill
The famous pilgrimage center lies on a tapered sandstone hill known as Giriraj is Govardhan Hill. The term Govardhana means 'which increases the senses'. Most of the tales about Lord Krishna, holding the hill are based on this particular hillside. According to the legends, Lord Krishna held up... Read More »
Bhuteshwar Mahadev Temple, Mathura
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Temple
Bhuteshwar Mahadev Temple is one of the oldest temples of Mathura, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The presiding deity of Lord Shiva is referred to as Bhuteshwar Mahadev. The sanctum of this temple measures around 100 sq. m in area. It is believed that Lord Shiva came to Braj and... Read More »
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Rangeshwar Mahadev Temple, Mathura
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Temple
Rangeshwar Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, who is referred to as Rangeshwar Mahadev. It is one of the few temples dedicated to Lord Shiva as the city of Mathura is dominated by Vaisnavite temples, since it is the birthplace of Lord Krishna.   Read More »
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Shyam Sundar Temple, Mathura
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Temple
Shyam Sundar Temple is one of the most important religious sites near Mathura. The idol here is a self-manifested image of Sri Radha Rani that was found among the jewels of the King of Bharatpur. Other than the idols of Shyam Sundar and Sri Radha Rani, the idols of Sri Sri Lala Lali and Sri Sri... Read More »
Jai Gurudev Ashram, Mathura
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Ashram
Jai Gurudev Ashram is one of the famous tourist spots and pilgrimage attractions in Mathura. Built by Baba Jaigurudev, this temple is also popularly known as Naam Yog Sadhna Mandir. The architecture of this temple resembles that of the Taj Mahal. One of the significant features of this... Read More »
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Gopishvar Mahadev Temple, Mathura
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Temple
Gopishvar Mahadev Temple is a pilgrimage destination located near Vamshi Vat in Vrindavan. Lord Shiva is worshipped in the form of a Gopika, thus the name Gopishvar Mahadev. The story behind this temple is that Lord Shiva along with Parvathi wanted to take part in the Ras Lila, performed every... Read More »
Kans Qila, Mathura
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
Kans Qila is situated on the northern banks of river Yamuna, which symbolises a blend of Muslim as well as Hindu architecture. Situated near the Krishna Ganga ghat and the Gau ghat in Mathura, tourists can witness the ruins of the fort. The fort was renovated in the late 16th century by... Read More »
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Mathura Jain Chorasi, Mathura
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Place of Worship
Mathura Jain Chorasi is one of the few temples for worship by the Jain sect.  The temple has a statue of Lord Jambu Swami, which is 21 ft in height. The statue is made of a single piece of granite stone. The main temple has a hall which can accommodate more than five hundred devotees at the... Read More »
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Govinddeo Temple, Mathura
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Temple
Sri Radhavallabh Vrindavan Temple, Mathura
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Temple
Sri Radhavallabh Vrindavan Temple is one of the thousands of temples of Vrindavan, 14 km away from Mathura. Vrindavan is the place where the Lord Krishna spent his childhood days and this temple is the symbol of Radha's love towards Krishna. The Radhavallabh sect had constructed this temple with... Read More »
Potara Kund, Mathura
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Religious Place
Potara Kund is one of the famous and significant kunds in Mathura, where  Lord Krishna's clothes were washed. Made of red sandstone, this kund comprises many stairs. This kund is surrounded by various temples and shrines that are believed to have been built during the mythological times.... Read More »
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