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Location: Right Bank River Alaknanda
Altitude: 3,133 mt. Above Sea-Level
Dedicated To: Lord Vishnu
Built In: 8th Century A.D


Summer : 48 - 22 degrees Celsius
Winter : 26- 6 degrees Celsius
Rainfall : 65 Cms (June to September)


By Road: Mathura is connected to all the major cities, either historical or religious, via the National Highways. It is linked by the regular state bus services of Uttar Pradesh , Madhya Pradesh , Rajasthan and Haryana . Getting around in the city is on private buses, tempos, rickshaws, cycle rickshaws, taxis. Tongas are also available.

By Bus: Mathura has two bus stands; the Old Bus Stand, near Holi Gate, has hourly connections to Agra and serves Govardhan, 25km west, while the New Bus Stand, to the west is used by Delhi and Jaipur buses as well as from Agra.

Vrindavan is connected to Mathura and all other places of interest in Braj by rail and bus services and is on direct road link from Delhi & Agra. Getting to Vrindavan from Mathura is straightforward; frequent buses, shared tempos, and taxis ply the route and three local trains leave Mathura Junction each day for the station in the south of Vrindavan .

By Rail: Mathura is on the main lines of the Central and Western Railways and is connected with all the important cities of the state and country such as Delhi, Agra , Mumbai , Jaipur, Gwalior , Kolkatta, Hyderabad, Chennai , Lucknow.

The city's principal railway station, Mathura Junction, is around 4 km from Holi Gate and the old city. It's on the main Delhi-Agra line, 2hr 30min from Delhi on the fast Taj Express #2179, and only 30 minutes short of Agra.

Mathura is also served by several Delhi-Mumbai trains such as the Punjab Mail #1038 via Agra and the super-fast August Kranti Rajdhani Express #2953 (daily except Wednesdays). Both Rajdhani and Pashchim Express #2925 stop at Sawai Madhopur (if you're heading for the wildlife park of Ranthambore) and Kota.

Air: Nearest airport is Kheria (Agra), 62 km, as well as Delhi Airport which is 155 km away.


Tourist Information Office (Monday-Saturday 9.30am-5.00pm) at the Old Bus Stand.

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