Famous as the place (where someone was born) of much loved Lord Krishna, Mathura is a citylocated on the banks of river Yamuna in the state of Uttar Pradesh and draws large groups/travels in a large group of Hindu tourists every year looking to visit the many temples inthe city.
Fans crowd here to experience the religious beginnings of the Hindu God. The city has manysmall and big temples along with 25 ghats on the river Yamuna where people taking a dip in theevenings would not be an unusual important thing/big event. Mathura was also once a Buddhistcentre with around 20 (places where religious people live by themselves), however, continuousattacks by Afghans and Mughals left the city in ruins. Most of the ruins are now preserved in the(related to studying people who lived a very long time ago) museums.
Major attractions here are religious in nature and include certain places/locations in relation toLord Krishna and his parents. Mathura attracts thousands of travelers (to holy places) especiallyon the occasion of Janmashtami (Krishna’s birthday) in August or September and during Holi inMarch as Barsana’s (a village in Mathura) Holi is famous worldwide. A trip to Mathura is usuallyjoined/connected with a visit to Vrindavan, another town in Mathura district, where Krishna spenthis (related to the time when a person is a child) day