Tourist Places in Mathura

Places to Visit in Mathura

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Mathura is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, Mumbai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Mathura is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Mathura are February, March, October, November, December. There are 27 tourist places in Mathura, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Mathura can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Mathura for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Mathura Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Mathura, browse through photos & pictures, explore Mathura using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Mathura, which are great places to visit, are Ghats, Sri Krishna Janmasthan, Krishnajanmabhoomi Temple. Mathura can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Mathura Tourist Places



Krishnajanmabhoomi Temple, Mathura
  • Type: Temple
Krishnajanmabhoomi Temple, Mathura
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 27
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Krishnajanmabhoomi Temple is situated in Mathura and was first built by Raja Veer Singh Bundela of Orcha. The temple is constructed over the prison, which is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna. According to the legend, King Vasudeva and his wife Devaki were... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Sri Krishna Janmasthan, Mathura
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 27
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4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Ghats, Mathura
  • Type: Ghat
Ghats, Mathura
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 27
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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 ... Read More »
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  • Type: Mosque
Jama Masjid, Mathura
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 27
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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... Read More »
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Vishram Ghat, Mathura
  • Type: Ghat
Vishram Ghat, Mathura
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 27
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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.... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Sri Keshavji Gaudiya Math, Mathura
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 27
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Rangbhoomi, Mathura
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 27
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Kusum Sarovar, Mathura
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 27
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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.... Read More »
  • Type: Pond
Radha Kund, Mathura
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 27
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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.... Read More »
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Mathura Museum, Mathura
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 27
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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.  ... Read More »
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  • Type: Hill
Govardhan Hill, Mathura
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 27
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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,... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Bhuteshwar Mahadev Temple, Mathura
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 27
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Rangeshwar Mahadev Temple, Mathura
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 27
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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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  • Type: Temple
Shyam Sundar Temple, Mathura
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 27
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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... Read More »
  • Type: Ashram
Jai Gurudev Ashram, Mathura
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 27
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Gopishvar Mahadev Temple, Mathura
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 27
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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... Read More »
  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
Kans Qila, Mathura
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 27
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Mathura Jain Chorasi, Mathura
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 27
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Govinddeo Temple, Mathura
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 27
Places to Visit in Mathura
  • Type: Temple
Sri Radhavallabh Vrindavan Temple, Mathura
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 27
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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... Read More »
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