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Located 58 kilometers away from Agra, Mathura (or Brajbhoomi) is famous as the birthplace of Lord Krishna, an important deity in the Hindu religious pantheon. It is a vital pilgrim place of the Hindus and one of the seven sacred cities in India. It is also the land where lord Krishna spent his childhood, adolescent hood and last years of his life. Therefore it is but usual that city seems to remind Krishna wherever you go. The main pilgrim center in Mathura India is the Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi temple. Mathura is also an significant craft center
There are lots of tourist attractions in Mathura to keep you eventful for a day. Originally a Buddhist center, today Mathura is renowned as the birthplace of Lord Krishna besides its tourist attractions namely Dwarkadheesh Temple, Potara-Kund, Katra Masjid, Kans Qila, Sati Burj and Vishram Ghat.
Mathura is a sacred city for Hindus, Buddhists and Jains since the deities of all three religions are assumed to have lived in Mathura. Mathura is also well-known for the Mathura School of Art, which is recognized for its beautiful figurines and clay idols. Mathura is also identified as Brajbhoomi because it is believed to be the place of birth of Lord Krishna. The Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple in Mathura is the most visited holy place in Mathura. Tourist can see the cultural and religious spots of Mathura on tours of Mathura with Agra Tours. Other foremost attractions of Mathura are the Archaeological Museum, the Vishram Ghat next to the River Yamuna and the Dwarkadeesh Temple. Mathura is also branded for its handicrafts and artifacts made by the expert craftsman of Mathura. Your tour to Mathura offers visiting the historical and cultural attractions of Mathura while on Agra Tour.