Day tour to explore Mathura and nearby places. Visit of Mathura Mathura is situated in Uttar Pradesh State of India. Mathura is 145 kms far from Delhi. Agra is just 58 kms far from Mathura. This area is also known as Brajbhoomi. According to legends Shri Krishna (Incarnation of God Vishnu) born here in ancient time. Later Lord Krishna spent his childhood in Gokul. Lord Krishna is one of the most popular God in India. So followers of lord Krishna visit this area. Mathura region includes places such as Vrindavan, Govardhan, Kusum Sarovar, Barsana, Gokul and Nandgaon. A long line of charming Ghats - with their steps leading to the water's edge, arched gateways and temple spires extending along the right bank of the River Yamuna, highlighting the sacred character of the town of Mathura. The birth place of Lord Krishna, "the best famous, best loved and most complex of Lord Vishnu's appearances" - Mathura is today an important place of pilgrimage. The city stretches along the right bank of the Yamuna and the nonstop line of Ghats along the river makes a splendid sight when viewed from the opposite bank.