Mathura, in Uttar Pradesh, the nucleus of Brajbhoomi, is located at a distance of 145 km south-east of Delhi and 58 km north-west of Agra.
Brajbhoomi can be divided into two distinct units – the eastern part in the -Yamuna tract with places like Gokul, Mahavan, Baldeo, Mat and Bajna and the western side of the Yamuna covering the Mathura region.
A long stretch of beautiful ghats – with their steps leading to the water’s edge, arched gateways and temple spires extending along the right bank of the River Yamuna, enhances the sacred character of the town of Mathura.
The birthplace of Lord Krishna – Mathura is today an important place of pilgrimage, flocked by thousands of pilgrims daily. The birthplace of Lord Krishna.
It is believed that this is the place where about 5,000 years ago Lord Krishna was born in the prison of King Kansa.