Weekend Getaway from Mathura to Vrindavan, the Town of Lord Krishna

Mathura is a Divine city in Uttar Pradesh, India, which is also known as the birth place of Lord Krishna, where Lord Krishna plays and spent his childhood. Vrindavan is a sacred place of Mathura Town and dedicated to Krishna and deity Radha. The Town is located on the bank of river Yamuna. The destination is perfect for the weekend or for 2-3 days, where you will get the touch of spirituality along with the peace and harmony.

How to Reach

By Train- Mathura is well connected with all major cities of india on broad guage rail network and 150 kms from delhi

Best Time to Visit Mathura & Vrindavan

Month of November to March is the most suitable as the temperature varies from 4 to 25 degree Celsius

Places to visit, Things to do, What to buy, What to eat & Best Restaurants in Mathura & Vrindavan

  1. Govardhan Parvat (Hill)- Sacred Mount Govardhan
govardhan parvat or hill
Source: patrika

Mathura is blessed by Lord Krishna and in result the Govardhan Hill is present in the plain area of Mathura, which is also called Mount Govardhana, Giri Raj and Royal Hill. The Govardhan hill is worshipped in overall India and especially a day after Diwali. This place is the most

Places of Interest

Mansi Ganga, Mukharvind, and Daan Ghati.

Entry Fee


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Govardhan hill, Aanyor, Uttar Pradesh 281502
  1. Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple- Birth Place of Lord Krishna
shri krishna janam bhoomi

Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple is said to be a birth place of Lord Krishna and was built by grandson of Lord Krishna. It is said that the Lord Krishna was born here in the prison and now the prison is acquired by the temple and visited by thousands of people.

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Mathura – Deeg Marg, near Deeg Gate Chouraha, Janam Bhumi, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh 281001
  1. Vishram Ghat- Bath in the Holy Water
vishram ghat
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Vishram Ghat is located on the bank of river Yamuna. It is one of the most visited place of Mathura, especially for bathing in the holy water. It is believed that Lord Krishna was rested at this place after killing Kans, the demon and from that day this place is well known as Vishram Ghat.

Things to Do

Boating and Photography

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Adarsh Nagar, Manoharpura, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh 281001
  1. Akshaya Patra- Visit the India’s Mega Kitchen & do Picnic in the Park
akshaya patra
Source: Vrindavantourism

A ISCKON foundation Akshaya Patra is the World’s largest mid day meal program and referred as one of the India’s Mega kitchen They prepared food for 1.8 million children from 19,039 schools across 12 states & 2 Union territories of India. The Akshaya Patra is having more than 20 center’s in India. It is also the best place for the picnic with the family in the park of the Akshaya Patra.

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Shubham Rd, Goda Vihar, Chhatikara, Uttar Pradesh 281121
  1. ISKCON Temple & Prem Mandir Vrindavan- Rejuvenates Your Soul & Mind
iskcon and prem mandir
Source: Deccanherald

ISKCON temple also known as krishna balram temple in vrindavan is the best place that calm you mind and rejuvenates your power. Today, the Sri Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir is a booming spiritual center and Prem mandir is a monument of God’s love . This devotional centre will serve all who come in search of God’s love, through knowledge and the practical experience of devotion . This monument of God’s love, Prem Mandir, is an elaborately carved, white marble wonder.

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Iskon Temple- Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg, Raman Reiti, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh 281121
Prem mandir- Sri Kripalu Maharaj Ji Marg, Raman Reiti, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh 281121
  1. Banke Bihari TempleIndulge in Spirituality
banke bihari temple
Source: patrika

Shri Banke Bihari Temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and visited by millions of people. Bankey Bihari Temple was established by Swami Haridas, a guru of the famous singer Tansen. The temple is received millions of rupees in the form of cash and gold as donations from the devotees.

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Banke Bihari Temple, Goda Vihar, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh 281121
  1. Maa Vaishno Devi Dham- Dedicated to Mata Vaishno Devi
Source: jyoteeupasana.blogspot

Maa Vaishno Devi Dham is located in the Vrindavan Road Mathura and dedicated to Mata Vaishno Devi. The temple is visited by many locals and tourist as it carves the beautiful images of Mata Vaishno Devi and other God and Goddesses. It also houses he replica of cave, as original at Mata Vaishno Devi, Katra.

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Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh 281121
  1. Gokul- Place where Lord Krishna Spent his Childhood
raman reti gokul
Source: shrimathuraji

Gokul is located on the bank of river Yamuna and said to be as the childhood place of the Lord Krishna, where Lord Krishna spent his childhood with their friends. Worship at the temple of the Gokul and have the positive vibes. The bet place to visit here is Raman Reti.

Raman Reti is believed to be the sand in which Lord Krishna played as a child. In more recent times, about 200 years ago, the famous Saint, Swami Gyandasji did a severe penance at Raman Reti for 12 years. Pleased with his devotion, The Lord appeared before him and today you can find a Ramanbihariji Mandir at that spot. Today devotees roll over the sand here and seek the blessings of Lord Krishna.

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Gokul, Mahaban Bangar, Uttar Pradesh
  1. Nidhivan- Place where Lord Krishna Comes Every Night
Soirce: tourmyindia

Nidhivan is located in the Vrindavan and it is said that even today Lord Krishna comes here with Radha every night. The mystery of Nidhivan is that every night after closing of the temple the Lord Krishna and Radha comes here and perform Raas leela and if anyone sees these activities, the concerned person becomes deaf, dumb or blind and becomes incapable to said anything to anyone in the morning. Tourist are allowed to enter in the nidhivan in the morning hours.

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Gopinath Bagh, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh 281121
  1. Shopping in Mathura & Vrindavan
source: jagran

The land of Lord Krishna is having something for all their devotees, shop here for the all India famous Mathura Pedha and clothes for your idol of your temple. Apart from these shop here for the artifacts and handicrafts.

Some Recommended Markets

tilak dwar market, lal bazaar & Bengali Ghat
  1. Best Restaurants and What to Eat
pedha and restaurants
Source: pinterest

The Brij Bhoomi also known as Mathura is famous for it’s sweet delicacies such as Pedha, Lassi and Milk. Eat the delicious sweets from the famous Brijwasi shops in Mathura but for your taste of your tongue Mathura is also having delicious North Indian dishes from bedai kachori, jalebi to Paneer delicacies.

Some Recommended Restaurants

Brijwasi royal, cafe two21, brijwasi centrum and blue eyes cafe & lounge

7 Comments on “Weekend Getaway from Mathura to Vrindavan, the Town of Lord Krishna”

    • Govardhan is a symbol of Lord Krishna, who saves the town of Mathura and its people from the flood by holding the hill on his hand which creates the shed for the people and in this way Lord Krishna saves the life of people from the heavy flood.

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