Agra Mathura and around

Dec 17 08:26 2012 Pradeep Kala Print This Article

It is a splendid tourist circuit to tour when you are in India. These places are visited round the year by a large number of domestic and international tourists from all over the world.

These towns come under the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is a very popular circuit amongst the visitors due to its uniqueness in being an epitome of Hindu and Muslim faith. In Agra you can find ,Guest Posting the most attractive and beautiful monuments built by Mughals in 16th Century while Mathura and Vrindavan are the typical Hindu pilgrimage center associated with the Hindu God Lord Shri Krishna.

We are specialized in organizing this tour from Delhi. Tour starts from Delhi but can be customized according to your choice. Agra and Mathura are well connected by Train and road from Delhi. Mathura is 155 km from Delhi while Agra is 210 km away. It takes three hours to reach Mathura and 04 hours for Agra from Delhi by road. Mathura is 60 km away from Agra. If you are planning for this tour, you can start the journey from Delhi and cover Mathura Vrindavan first in your itinerary, and visit Agra next day. Otherwise tour can also be extended depending upon the number of days you have got in the hands for Agra Mathura tour. We are operating this tour for 02 nights/ 03 days but can also be tailor-made as per your choice. We will extend our courtesies by providing you the best hotels in terms of facilities and amenities during the tour.

Highlights of this magnificent tourist circuit from Delhi: We would like to elaborate & highlight the major attractions of this amazing tourist circuit.

AGRA :

Taj Mahal: The world’s most beautiful marble building, a mausoleum built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the 16th Century by employing 20,000 workers for 22 years to complete it, in the memory of his beloved late wife Mumtaj Mahal. This is the most visited heritage site in India by a large number of domestic and international travelers. Visitors come here to see its intricate marble carving, ultimate symmetry and The marvelous architectural style not seen elsewhere in the world. Taj Mahal is also regarded one of the wonders of the world.

Agra Fort: Red Fort in Agra situated on the bank of river Yamuna, can be seen from the Taj Mahal. This is also a worth visiting heritage site again built by Mughal Emperor Akabar built the fort between 1565 to 1571. It is also called as a walled city. Agra fort contains the beautiful palaces both in red sand stones and white marble built over three generations of Mughal Emperor such as Akbar, Jahangir and Shahjahan. This is the fort Where Shah Jahan spent the last eight years of his life in home arrest. Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his own son Aurangjeb.

Fatehpur Sikri: Fatehpur Sikri is popularly known as ‘Ghost City’ or “Abandoned City” because it was abandoned by its own creator Mughal emperor Akbar due to the lack of water supply in the area and the proximity to Rajputanas. Constructions started in 1570 and completed in 1585 but it was abandoned after only 14 years. Fatehpur Sikri is one of the most interesting Mughal monuments due to its historical and architectural significance.

MATHURA: Mathura is a very famous pilgrim center for Hindus, located 155 km south east of Delhi and 60 km away from the city of Taj Mahal, Agra. Mathura is the Birth Place of Lord Krishna and literally known as Shri Krishna Janm Bhoomi or Lord Krishna’s Birth Place. There are many Worth visiting places mostly the temples of historical significance associated with Hindus, such as Krishna janma Bhoomi, Jai Gurudev Ashram - Naam Yog Sadhna Mandir, Dwarikadheesh Temple, Durvasa Rishi Ashram, Sri Keshavji Gaudiya Matha etc.

VRINDAVAN : Vrindavan is around 11 km away from the town of Mathura and can not be missed when you are in Mathura. Vrindavan is home to several Hindu temples. Vrindavan is a neighboring town of Mathura and together they are often called a twin town. It is believed to say that Lord Shri Krinsha spent his youth here. There are numerous temples belonging to the different sects of Hinduism, to see around Vrindavan but some of them are very popular like Banke Bihari Temple, Rang ji Temple and Iskcon Temple etc.

GOVERDHAN: Goverdhan is a hill situated near the town of Vrindavan. This hill is worshipped by Hindus due to its historical significance associated with Lord Krishna. It is believed that, Lord Krishna lifted Goverdhan Hill and held it up for the protection of his own people or villagers from the deity Indra. Goverdhan Puja is hugely celebrated here in large scale a day after the Hindu festival Diwali in the belief that Lord Krishna defeated deity Indra, A God of Rain & Thunder.

GOKUL: Gokul is a small town in Mathura district, also a worth visiting place if you are in Mathura tour. It is believed that Gokul is the place where Lord Krishna spent his childhood past time.

BARSANA: Barsana is a also a small town in the proximity of Mathura in the state of Uttara Pradesh. It is believed that a favorite Gopi or Gopika , popularly known as Radha spent her childhood here in Barsana. According to the Indian epics , Gopi or Gopika was used to be Cow-Herding girls had an unconditional devotion to the Lord Krishna, and Radha was the favorite Gopi. Barasan is home to many followers of Gaudiya Vaishnavism.

Agra Matura Vrindavan Tour is one of the most loved tourist circuits of India. The close proximity of these towns from one another makes it easy to travel around. As we have written above, apart from Agra Mathura Tour, there are plenty of opportunities to visit many more places around that reveals an identity and stature of Lord Krishna

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Agra Matura Vrindavan Tour is one of the most loved tourist circuits of India. The close proximity of these towns from one another makes it easy to travel around. As we have written above, apart from Agra Mathura Tour, there are plenty of opportunities to visit many more places around that reveals an identity and stature of Lord Krishna

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