Vrindavan also known to be Brindaban is the land of the Hindu deity Krishna. Its a holy town in Uttar Pradesh, northern India. Located along the waters of River Yamuna, the numerous temples set amidst the thick woods and lush greenery of Vrindavan are the major attractions here. The place, famous for the love of lord Krishna and Radha is the best option to tie the knot and begin the journey of their life with the blessing of lord Almighty. Mathura is a mixture of various cultures, customs and traditions organising various events and festivals for the deity lovers. Its also known to be the “City of Widows” as a large presence of widowers stay in mathura.
The beauty of the town teeming with folks, rickshaws and glittering shops give it a very alluring look. The city is dotted with magnificent temples, most of them dedicated to Lord Krishna and his lover radha. the depiction of the various phases of Lord Krishna’s life can be seen, taking the devotees back to the divine era. Mira Bai left the kingdom of Mewar and went on pilgrimages. In her last 14 years, Meera lived in a temple called Pracheen Meerabai in Vrindavan. Meera Bai is the most famous female Hindu spiritual poet, whose compositions are still popular throughout North India. Mathura is one of the pilgrimage destination of the Hindus, among the seven sacred cities of India. The Birth place of Lord Krishna, the 8th child of Mata Devaki and Vasudeva in the prison cell of Kansa. The land is daubed with an enchanting culture, which is enough to capture your heart and touch your soul. Vrindavan is a holy town in Mathura and is the most significant pilgrimage site in Braj region, attracting around Five lakhs pilgrims every year.
How to reach Mathura-Vrindavan
Mathura has a great connectivity, one can reach International Airport , I.G.I.A. (Indira Gandhi International Airport) at a distance of 178 KM, delhi or Kheria Airport in Agra which is at a distance of 62 KM from Mathura.
Travellers can book their seat to Mathura railway junction, located 1 km away from the city through train. Mathura Junction is a major railhead on Central and Western Railways.The trains run linked to Kolkata, Delhi, Mumnbai, Indore, Agra, Bhopal, Gwalior, Varanasi, Lucknow to Mathura.
Mathura is well connected by buses to major cities like Delhi, Agra, Alwar, Aligarh, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajmer, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Kanpur, Meerut, Haridwar etc.
Mathura is served by several state government buses along with private operators.
The land of gwala’s, serves the milk in its purest form. famous for its pedi and the churchman or kalakand people never forgets to take away with them these delicious melt in mouth sweets.Vrindavan is a perfect place for pure vegetarians; the satwik food served here in various Bhojnalayais are strictly vegan.
For all the wanderers whats in store for you at the land of Krishna
The twin cities of Mathura and Vrindavan that are placed at short distance of 10 km from each other in the state of Uttar Pradesh, attract large number of travellers from the world. it has a lot of tourist attractions
Krishna Balaram Mandir: The temple built completely in white marble is a scene to capture with your naked eyes. The temple opens as early as 4:30 am and prayers go on to 9:00 pm in the night. its one of the most important iscon temple globally.
Prem Mandir Vrindavan: Completely made from marble, the temple is said to have consumed a whooping 30,000 tonnes of white marble. The main deity of the temple is Radha Krishna. Its architecture is based on the famous temple of Som Nath.
Government Museum: For an archaeological lover Vrindavan doesn’t disappoints, the government museum has displays item including; artefacts, pottery, paintings, coins, various sculptures, tools, etc. The architecture of the building is also noteworthy and the well-maintained landscapes as well.
Kusum Sarovar: one of the major tourist attraction in Mathura-Vrindavan is the Kusum Sarovar. The tank is 450 ft in breadth and over 60 ft deep. The ancient tank has steps leading into the water from all sides and the water is said to be very blissful for a dip. In the vicinity there is another tank that you can also visit called the Radha Kunj.
Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir: The futuristic temple plan of mathura vrindavan is the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir is said to be the tallest temple being constructed in the world. one of the most ambitious projects of ISKCON.
Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi: Its the exact birthplace of lord Krishna, the temple is built where the King Kamsa had imprisoned Lord Krishna's birth parents. The stone Garba Griha stands in testimony to the story.
Kesi Ghat: Lord Krishna Vanquished the demon Kesi and took a bath at this very ghat thus giving it the name of Kesi Ghat. The scenic ghat has aarti conducted here every evening. its considered to be extremely holy to take a dip in the water of river Yamuna at this ghat.
Vishram Ghat: The Vishram Ghat is said to be the place where Lord Krishna took rest after vanquishing the evil King Kamsa. It is the main central ghat in Mathura. A number of rituals and offerings are specially made at this ghat.
Some other places holding great significance are Dwarkadhish Temple, Govind Dev Temple, Rangaji Temple, Banke Bihari Temple, Radha Ballabh Temple.
The Fun & Frolic activities and events
Mathura is famous for its never ending joyous events.
The Braj ki holi, a celebration of colours where Lathmar Holi at Barsana & Nandgaon or Phoolon wali Holi & Widow’s Holi at Banke Bihari temple, the land smears one and all in its colours of love, joy and devotion.
Govardhan Puja is also a very renowned fest hosted at the Braj region, celebrated just after the day of diwali people basically circumambulate the govardhan parvat praying to Lord Krishna.
Janmashtmi the day of the birth of Lord Krishna. The actual festivities commence at Midnight as Bal Gopal was born at this hour.
Nandotsav which is celebrated after the day of janmashtami, Devotees throng to Gokul to take darshan of Lord Krishna’s swing at Nand Bhavan.
Radhashtmi, marked after 15 days of janmashtami, the festival is celebrated with great fervour similar to Janmashtami. A lot of traditional programs are being organized, especially in Barsana and Vrindavan.
Planning Your Big wedding day at Mathura Vrindavan
Destination weddings in Mathura can be as luxurious or elegant as per your yearning and there are unlimited choices to fit into all your financial plans or budget, from an extravagant gathering on a dance floor to an easygoing traditional party at some sacred pilgrimage.
Keeping the budget in hand
Many of the people don’t have an inkling about mathura to be a very apt location for their destination wedding, it fits into your pocket as well as gives you the immaculate view of the town for your big day.
Destination Wedding Budget for 1 night 2-day function in mathura Vrindavan could lessen your pocket with 7 lacs for a minimum of 100 guests. There are good options to choose from among wedding venues or wedding resorts. Mathura Vrindavan is an unexplored wedding destination and a hidden jewel for all the weds to be.
All the places for your D Day Celebration Hosting at the Brij land
Magsons is a place perfect to host a destination wedding at, a perfect blend of Luxury, Recreation & Divinity. Magsons Resorts offers multiple options to the visitors of Deluxe Rooms, Executive Suites, Presidential Suites & Maharaja Suites, along with an elaborate array of services and amenities to satisfy the traveller with taste. Its a 100 Minutes drive from Nehru Place and is only 15 minutes from Shani Temple in Kokilavan, 25 minutes from Banke Bihari & Iskcon Temple in Vrindavan, 35 minutes from Krishna Janambhoomi in Mathura, 35 minutes from Daan Ghati Mandir in Goverdhan or Ladliji ka Mandir in Barsana.
It will not give a lot of burden on your pocket to have a wedding at masons, starting from approximately 5.50 lacs for your dream day.
A hotel which is located in close proximity to all the main Temples of Vrindavan and gives a perfect he perfect balance between world class luxury and Vrindavan Ancient past, Santosh dham provides wide range of in-house facilities like Restaurant, transportation, internet, money Exchange, Sightseeing and Private tours are available on request and many more .
Kridha Residency - A Boutique Hotel
Inspiration behind KRI-DHA is eternal love and allegiance of Krishna & Radha.
A Boutique Hotel set in the holy land of Brij is a perfect spiritual retreat located in the heart of Vrindavan city opposite Prem Mandir. Hotel has 4500 sq. ft Conference & Banquet Halls “Rukmani Grand” great for all big and small personal and corporate events.
Hotel Hare Krishna Orchid
A RESORT with five star facilities in vrindavan, consisting of deluxe rooms Executive rooms and Duplex Cottages, offering all the basic amenities for your peaceful stay. Hare Krishna Orchid will culminate in a experience of unlimited joy with blessings of Lord Krishna. one who wants to host his or her wedding can give a look to hare krishna, it will be a wedding to remember for a life time.