Mathura Tourism

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.

Facts and Stats for Mathura*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mathura

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

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 70 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 36.36 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 70.45 (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 75 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 31.25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Mathura - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 27.73 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 59.95 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 28.81 (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 3.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 56.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.24 USD

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

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