BALDEO

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Location: Uttar Pradesh
Nearest City: Mathura
Named After: Balram, Brother of Lord Krishna
Main attraction: Daujee-ka-Huranga

The town of Baldeo is situated 20 kms south-east of Mathura and 8.5 km south-east of Mahavan on the road to Sadabad. It derives its name from the famous temple dedicated to Balram, the elder brother of lord Krishna. A temple dedicated to Baldeo stands in the centre of the +town.

PRIME ATTRACTIONS

Temples
Temple Of Baldeo:
It was built by Shyam Das of Delhi, 200 years ago. The main image in the sanctum is that of Baldeo or Balram with his spouse Revati. The temple is located in the centre of the town.  

Others
Kshir sagar:
Nearby is the brick lined tank, the kshir sagar or balbhadra kund, from where the original image housed in the temple was found.

Daujee Ka Huranga:
The Holi festival celebrated here is famous as Daujee-Ka-Huranga. Men and women congregate here in large numbers to play holi.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air: Nearest airport from Mathura is Kheria (Agra), 62 kms.

Rail: Mathura is on the main lines of the central and western railways and is connected with all the major cities.

Road: Mathura is well connected by motorable roads to important tourist centres and is just 20-km away from Baldeo.

Local transport: Taxis, Tongas and Cycle rickshaws.

PLACES TO STAY

Being a nearby town of Mathua, its not hard to find resonable accommodations over here or just check in at any of the hotels in Mathura, Vrindavan or Gokul.

NEARBY CITIES

Mahavan: 8.5-km
Mathura: 20-km


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