Visit Mathura - Best of Mathura

Once a Buddhist centre, Mathura is also known as Brij Bhoomi and Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi which translates to “Lord Krishna’s Birthplace”. It is one of the seven sacred cities in India and holds historical, religious and spiritual importance.

A flourishing trade centre once upon a time and a home to the best art centre – Mathura School of Art it is now one of the most important pilgrimage destinations in India. Tourism in Mathura has always been overflowing with devotees flocking to the Janmabhoomi all through the year and more so during the festivals like Holi and Janmashtami.

Janmashtami marks the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna and devotees from all around the world visit the Mathura temple ISKCON to get a glimpse of the Lord and ask for His blessings for a better life, prosperity and the best of health.

Get hold of a copy of Mathura travel guide as it will be easier to navigate and while in Mathura, do not forget to include the nearby places like Vrindavan, Gokul, Barsana and Agra in your itinerary.

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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Mathura

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Facts and Stats for Mathura*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mathura

    Know the pollution level of Mathura before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 55.36 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 60.71 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 71.15 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 67.86 (High)
  • Mathura: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mathura for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mathura.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 70 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 65 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 70 (High)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 70 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 40 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 30 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 80 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 65 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Mathura - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 28.44 (Low)
    • Climate Index 56.8 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 58.81 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.9 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mathura

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mathura

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.36 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 58.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.49 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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