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INTRODUCTION

Mathura is a small city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is a holy place for Hindus, Mathura is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna, in Hinduism, and the place has many temples and landmarks dedicated to Lord Krishna. The city is regarded as one of the seven holy cities by Hindus all over the Indian subcontinent.

ATTRACTIONS

HISTORICAL & RELIGIOUS PLACES

Mathura has a rich cultural heritage that is manifested by its popular landmarks preserved through hundreds of years. Some of the popular and historically and religiously significant places in Mathura are:

FESTIVALS

Being a major religious centres Mathura celebrates many Hindu as well as Muslim festivals. Some popularly celebrated ones in the city include:

MUSEUMS

Mathura also has a couple of museums and galleries that have preserved and showcase its heritage and mythology in a beautiful way:

SHOPPING

For people who love shopping, Mathura doesn’t disappoint. The city has many markets, malls and shopping spots offering various things like pooja items (items that are used for worship), eatables, handicrafts, accessories, and some amazing brass statues, that will look stunning as idols or show pieces! Here are some shopping spots to explore in the city:

MALLS

FOOD

Some popular local delicacies of Mathura include:

RESTAURANTS

Some popular restaurants to be explored, that serve these delicacies and a lot more in the city are:

HOTELS

Mathura has some good hotels for a comfortable stay, such as:

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

Mathura STD Code – 0565 (to be used before dialling numbers from a number that is not locally registered).

Common emergency numbers:

LANGUAGE

Hindi is the most spoken language in Mathura. But, languages like Urdu, Braj Bhasha are spoken as well.

Hindi:

Urdu: