Holi at Mathura the birth place of Lord Krishna : 10th March 2020

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Location: Mathura,Uttar Pradesh, India

Destination type : Cultural Destination

Holi is an important festival in India. It is also called as festival of colors. Holi celebrations the historical Brij area that includes Mathura and Vrindavan is special. Mathura is consiered the birth place of Hindu God Lord Krishna. The lath mar Holi where women playfully hit men with bamboo stick is a unique celebration which attracts tourists to this region.

History of  Holi at Mathura

  1. The Holi celebration is said to be originated before 2000 years
  2. The mythology behind this festival goes to the date when Lord Vishnu killed HiranyaKashipu
  3. It is said that Lord Krishna celebrated holi with his friends and Radha
  4. Now for centuries Holi at Mathura attracts lakhs of tourists

Activities for tourists during Holi at Mathura

  1. Throw colors at each other
  2. Participate in Lath Mar Holi
  3. Try out Samosas and Mathura Peda
  4. Visit birth place of Lord Krishna
  5. Visit Government museum

How to reach there


Nearest international airport is Indira Gandhi International airport at New Delhi airport 147 kms away. It is connected to all major destinations in India and around the world.


Mathura is well connected to major cities in India by trains.


Winter months of November to February is the perfect time for visiting Mathura

Season Average temperature
Winter ( November to February) 5°C to 25°C
Summer ( March to May) 25°C to 45°C

Nearby destinations for tour operators / travel agents

  1. Agra ( 58 kms away)
  2. New Delhi(162 kms away)
  3. Vrindavan ( 14 kms away)
  4. Jaipur( 224 kms away)
  5. Alwar (115 kms away)

Some hotels in Mathura for tourists and tour operators with room tariff less than Rs.5000/- per night

Hotel Brijwasi Royal https://www.brijwasi.com/

Madhav Muskan Residency http://www.madhavmuskan.com/

The Mystic Palms https://www.mysticpalms.in/

Hotel Galaxy http://www.hotelgalaxy.co.in/

Hotel Goverdhan Palace https://www.hotelgoverdhanpalace.com/

Holi at Mathura the birth place of Lord Krishna10th March 2020

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