Mathura Lord Krishna Temple

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Fact about Itinerary

Mathura is a beautiful sacred city in Uttar Pradesh, northern India. Lord Sri Krishna is said to have been born on the site of Sri Krishna Janam Bhoomi, a Hindu temple. It is the place where workers, locals, and priest greet Radhe Radhe. The place is filled with the aroma of sandalwood, flowers, dance performances, and prayers. Everybody get peace of mind that comes from different parts of the world. There is much more to experience in the city.

Temple Location

The temple is located Narrow Street which is full of shops. Temple complex is subjected to security checks. It is the main pilgrimage focal point of Mathura. This temple is built around the prison cell in which Lord Krishna was born.

History

According to mythology, the Krishna was a seventh child of Devaki and Vasudeva in a prison after six dead consecutive births. Parents of Krishna were confined by his maternal uncle kansa.The Kansa was a king of Mathura. He came to know that the Devaki’s child would be the cause of his death.
 
According to tradition lord, his great-grandson Vajranabh erected Krishna temple. The present birthplace of Krishna was known as Katra with marketplace known as keshavdeva. Over the centuries, the place underwent several modifications. Today the temple houses are occupied with paintings of scenes from Lord Krishna's life, his idols, and beloved Radha Ji.

Temple Timings:

Open Day: all days of the week
Timings: 5:30 A.M- 12:30 P.M, 4:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Travel Tip:

Camera, mobile phone, and gadgets are not allowed inside the temple premises.

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