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THE CITIES OF LORD KRISHNA
Mathura and Vrindavan are the 2 cities considered sacred among the Hindus being the places where Lord Krishna was born and spent his childhood. The best time to visit Mathura and Vrindavan is during Janmashthami, the birth centenary of the lord. Infact krishna devotees visit the cities in tour packages every year in large vast number.
Krishna Janam bhoomi: the birthplace of Lord Krishna it is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India, the temple complex houses the prison cell where Lord Krishna was born and also houses very beautiful idols of Lord Krishna and his love interest Radha
Government Museum: having the finest collection of artifacts dating back to the Gandhar and Mathura era, it is an archaological paradise.
Bankey Bihari Temple: the most popular temple in Mathura
Vishram Ghat: it is the place where Lord Krishna rested for a while after slaying his cruel uncle and King of Mathura, Kansa.
Bihariji Temple: the temple is known for having a Krishna idol which has eyes so powerful that it is hidden behind curtains.
ISKCON Temple: a temple built by the ISKCON Trust, it is the temple best suited for foreign visitors cum pilgrims.
Prem Mandir: located on the outskirts of Vrindavan, it is the newest and most beautiful temple dedicated to the lord.
How to Reach
Vrindavan is situated at an 11 kilometers drive from Mathura which is a major railway junction having rail connectivity to almost all major cities of India.
As of now Mathura has no airport and the best way to reach Mathura by air is via New Delhi and taking a 5 hours drive or board the Bhopal Shatabdi Express which takes just 1 hour 30 minutes. Book any suitable tour packages at mytourntrip.com right now.