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Gokul Temples

Gokul Temples

Gokula is where Krishna lived until He was seven years old. The pastimes of Damodar, the stealing of butter, and other childhood pastimes took place here. There are small mud and straw temples on the side of the hill that mark the places where sri Krishna killed the demons Putana, Trinavarta, and Sakatasura. The house of Nanda Maharaja was built over 5000 years ago by the architect Visvakarma.It is on a hill and has 84 pillars. Utkhal (Grinding Mortar) is who Krishna was tied to the grinding morter by mother Yasoda. It is in a small hut, a km from the town of Mahavana. Nanda Maharaja's well is across the road from here. Nearby, at Brahmanda Ghat, on the bank of the Yamuna River, is where lord Krishna ate dirt. When forced by mother Yasoda to open His mouth, He revealed to her the entire cosmic manifestation

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Mathura,Uttar Pradesh

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Mathura the birthplace of Lord Krishna is an important place of pilgrimage and thousands of devotees throng the city throughout the year. It lies at the heart of the Brajbhoomi, a land that is imbued with sanctity, for it was here that the young Krishna was nurtured. The little towns and hamlets in this area are still alive with the tales of his mischievous pranks, his extraordinary exploits still seem to echo with the sound of his flute .


                          			  
                          
Hotels near Mathura

Hotel Goverdhan Palace

Hotel Goverdhan Palace is located near Mathura (Uttar Pradesh, India) on the Delhi-Agra highway.


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Hotel Brijwasi Royal

Hotel Brijwasi Royal, Mathura (Uttar Pradesh, India) is a three star deluxe facility hotel situated in the heart of the city.


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Radha Ashok

Radha Ashok at Mathura (Uttar Pradesh, India) has 21 well-furnished, temperature-controlled rooms which have been laid out by designers to make you feel at home.


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