Mathura (Uttar Pradesh)
Situated on the banks of river Yamuna, Mathura is famous from old ages as a religious place for Hindu, Jains and Buddhist. Mathura has witnessed three devastating attacks. Mahmood Gajnavi, Sikandar Lodhi and Aurangjeb, who molested a number of Hindu and a prominence among Sapt-Tirth (seve- pilgrimages).
Shri Brij Yatra: The center of attraction for lacs of tourists and pilgrims, the land of Brijbhoomi is the place where Lord Krishna was born and spent his youth. The land of the supreme love and pleasure. The region is richly interwoven with the legend of Lord Krishna, kept alive today by millions of devotees who look upon HIM as the most endearing incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
Krishna Janma Bhumi (Birth Place): is belived to the place of Lord Krishna. Devaki, the mother of Krishna, gave birth to her eight son Krishna, in the prison of Kansa.
Krishna Temple : is a gigantic and artistic temple where the pillars and walls are sculpted with the descriptions of mythological stories.
Ghats: are of great architectural, cultural and aesthetic interest for devotees. Out of 25 attractive Ghats, Vishranti Ghat is the most prominent one where Lord Krishna took rest after killing king Kansa.
Gita Temple: is embellished with fine paintings and carvings. The entire Bhagwad Gita is inscribed on a pillar called the Bhagwat Stambh.
Besides the above, Dwarikadhish Temple, Kans Qila, Kunds, Stats Museum, Jain Siddha ksheshtra 'Chaurasi', Gurudwara Holigate, Bhuteshwar Temple, Yamuna Bagh, Jama Masjid etc. are other remarkable places.