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Sri Krishna Janmasthan, Mathura

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Feel the power of ancient mythology and powerful traditions at Sri Krishna Janmasthan, one of the most sacred Hindu temples believed to have been constructed at the birthplace of Krishna. Standing on holy grounds as a countless reincarnation of the first shrine believed to be 5,000 years old, the present-day pale red structure was completed in 1965. Impressive images of deities with vivid colors feature all over the large gardens. Lord Krishna’s chariot pulled by four white horses, and Shiva prancing atop of a seven-headed king cobra are among the highlights. See the cage-like shrine behind a mosque marking Krishna’s exact birthplace. A visit to Sri Krishna Janmasthan represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Mathura trip builder to plot your vacation.
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  • It is said that lord Krishna was borned here ...and he was brought up in shri dham vrindavan..the beauty of this place is amazing..  more »
  • The only issue is with the language deposit. They will not allow to deposit the language for more than an hour  more »
  • We felt very pleased to come here. We visit here during our mathura visit. It ws really a nice place. Krishna Janmsthan temple was situated in a very huge place and it was very crowded. Overall i like...  more »
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  • Several temple in the campus.security is pretty tight one has to deposit mobile phone and car keys (wireless) in a locker near the main entrance..lots of food outlets.. South Indian,North Indian ,snacks or may be local chaat all is available.must visit in Mathura very beautiful temples.
  • Nice & calm place to visit. And temple is beautiful. Only thing is it's an sensitive area. And security will be really tight
  • Hindus feels that this is the birth place of lord Srikrishna. Devaki and Vasudev, father and mother of Krishna have been kept in prison be Kamsa borther of Devaki. Because the ange voice told that the son of Devaki kills him. In the prison Devaki gives birth to 8 babies. Kamsa kills 7 babies. Vasudeva shifts the eight baby to Brindavan. This is the place where Kirshna's birth taken place. During the Mughal period some of the temple demolished and constructed the mosque. It is situated nearly 4 km away form Mathura Railway station
  • Beautiful temple with lots of attracting jhakiyan....the cave of mathura is thebest.The exebition need to be more airy and lightfull.
  • Being hindu I say to save all historical places regarding us...jai shri krishna...

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Accommodations in the sacred town of Mathura range from four-star hotels to affordable, basic guesthouses lining the gnats, where devotees come to take a dip in the holy river water. The largest cluster of lodgings can be found near the main train station, while a number of establishments line the town streets, including mid-range two- and three-star hotel options.
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