here are some more Mathura tourism places beyond the popular ones:

  • Kans Qila (Mathura Fort): These are the remains of an ancient fort believed to be the birthplace of the demon king Kans, as described in the Hindu epic Srimad Bhagavatam. While the fort itself is in ruins, you can explore the grounds and enjoy the river views from the roof.

    Image of Kans Qila Mathura
  • Shri Bhuteshwar Mahadev Mandir: This Hindu temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and features a pink shikhara (tower) and vibrant statuary. It is known to be one of the oldest temples in Mathura.

    Image of Shri Bhuteshwar Mahadev Mandir
  • Potra Kund: This historical landmark is a large stepped well with religious significance. It is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna.

    Image of Potra Kund Mathura
  • Gita Mandir: This temple complex is dedicated to Lord Krishna and houses a large Gita Bhawan, a hall with an inscribed copy of the Bhagavad Gita on its walls.

    Image of Gita Mandir Mathura
  • Govardhan Hill: Located in nearby Vrindavan, Govardhan Hill is a sacred hillock revered in Hinduism. Legend has it that Lord Krishna lifted the Govardhan Hill to protect the villagers from the wrath of Indra, the god of rain. Devotees perform a circumambulation (parikrama) around the hill, which is about 21 km long.

    Image of Govardhan Hill Mathura
  • Barsana: A town located near Mathura, Barsana is known for its majestic temples and its celebration of Lathmar Holi, a vibrant festival where women playfully chase men with sticks. The main attraction of Barsana is the historical Radha Rani Temple, dedicated to Radha, the consort of Lord Krishna.

    Image of Radha Rani Temple Mathura

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  • Prem Mandir: This beautiful temple is dedicated to Radha and Krishna. The temple is made of white marble and is known for its intricate carvings and its colorful murals.

    Image of Prem Mandir, Mathura
  • Mathura Museum: This museum houses a collection of sculptures, archaeological artifacts, and paintings related to the history and culture of Mathura. The museum is a great place to learn more about the region’s rich heritage.

    Image of Mathura Museum, Mathura
  • Gita Mandir: This temple is dedicated to the Bhagavad Gita, the holy Hindu scripture. The temple houses a large Gita inscribed on marble.

    Image of Gita Mandir, Mathura

These are just a few of the many sightseeing places in Mathura. With its rich history and religious significance, Mathura is a city that is sure to leave a lasting impression on visitors.

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