Mathura is a sacred city situated in Uttarpradesh India.
Lord Krishna is said to have been born on the site of Sri Krishna Janma Bhoomi,
a Hindu temple. Dotting the Yamuna River is 25 ghats of which Vishram Ghat is
considered the holiest. It is an important pilgrimage place for Hindus and one of the seven sacred
cities in India. The main pilgrim center in Mathura is the Shri
Krishna Janmabhoomi temple. Mathura is situated on the west bank of the river
Yamuna. Mathura is also an important craft center. The origin of Mathura
is prehistoric. It is said to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna, the popular
avatar of Lord Vishnu. It is mentioned in the ancient Indian epic of
Mahabharata. It later became a part of the Mauryan Empire. King Ashok, the
great Mauryan ruler, built a number of Buddhist monuments in and around Mathura
in the third century BC. Between the first century BC and first century AD, Mathura
was the center for arts.
Mathura is a holy place.
There is not much nightlife in Mathura as the place is a religious place. You
can enjoy the night stroll around the temples in Mathura or Vrindavan and the
Aarthis and Darshans that happen just before the temple closes. Experience the grand rituals when the priests try to sing
their lord and his favorite consort to sleep, the love and affection that becomes
even more evident at this time. You can explore the mystery of the night which
is guided by the grace of spirituality and devotion. Experience a sense of
calmness in Mathura. Alcohol is not banned in Mathura. But you won’t
find many Bars and Pubs in Mathura. You can book hotels which have in house Bars
which is the safest options in Mathura