The town of Mathura and Vrindavan revolves around Lord Krishna’s birth and childhood anecdotes. It is in the town of Mathura, Lord Krishna was born to Devaki and Vasudev inside the cellular jail. Later he was raised by his foster parents Yashoda and Nanda. The childhood and early teenage years were spent in Vrindavan. Both these towns are peppered with temples exclusively dedicated to the Hindu deity. But in Vrindavan where Krishna spent his childhood and teenage, there is also the temple dedicated to goddess Radha. As per Hindu mythology, Radha was in courtship with Krishna. Situated on the shore of the Yamuna River, both the towns are known for their temples, ashrams and sacred ghats. The must visit temples are the Banke Bihari and Radha Temple in Vrindavan.
The third destination on the itinerary is the medieval town of Agra. A city in the Western Uttar Pradesh is in the proximity to the national capital. Erstwhile the city has enjoyed a high status during the Mughal era. During its heydays as a Mughal capital, the city has witnessed several prominent structures being built in the forms of forts, mosques and mausoleums. Among the myriad Mughal era structure the world famous Taj Mahal attracts several travellers from across the globe. Other prominent medieval edifices dotting the city is the Mehtab Bagh, Jama Mosque, Tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah, Agra Fort, Akbar’s tomb, and Aram Bagh.
The tour is an incredible combination of spirituality and glorious past of the mighty Mughal Empire. Explore the sacred town of Mathura and Vrindavan. Both the town showcases the different facets of life associated with Lord Krishna. Also, visit sacred temples and ghats speckled throughout Mathura and Vrindavan. The prominent Taj Mahal and several medieval edifices scattered around the city makes the tour worthwhile.