Mathura the land of Lord Shri Krishna's Birth Place located on bank of Holy River Yamuna and is approximately 145 kms from the capital city Delhi.Among the all Mathura temples, Krishna Janambhumi temple, built on the dungeon place of Mathura where Krishna is born is believed to be the temple of apex importance for every devotee. Here is Some Information about Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi(Birth Place) Temple Mathura Uttar Pradesh state of India.
Location: Near Railway station, Mathura ,Uttar Pradesh
Built in:Thousands of years ago.
Dedicated to : Lord Krishna
Significance : Birth Place of Lord Krishna
Photography: Out Sie allow, In Side not Allow
Visiting Timing:1 Hour
Best Time to Visit:October to March
Festival : Krishna Janmashtami
Nearest Railway station: Mathura Railway station
Nearest Airport: Agra Airport
More Information about Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple
Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple is located near Railway station of Holy city Mathura Uttar Pradesh.The temple was built in about Five thousand years ago,but a bigger one was constructed to replace the one already in place during the reign of Emperor Chandragupta Vikramaditya. This temple was believed to be the grandest temple in all of India but was destroyed by Mahmud of Ghazni. The temple was again rebuilt in the year 1150 only to be destroyed again when Aurangzeb conquered India. Aurangzeb did this to break the spirit of the Hindu soldiers fighting against him and built a mosque in its place. The temple that stands now is built just next to the mosque.
The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna.Sri Krishna Janma Bhoomi also known as Katra Keshav Dev temple, is the actual birthplace of Lord Krishna.According to historians, the prison cell,popularly known as 'Garbha Griha', in the temple premise is the exact place where lord Krishna was born. The stone walled cell is reminiscent of the cruelty of King Kansa. Many statues and sculptures of the bygone era were found on excavating the site. The prison cell was gradually turned into the present beautiful temple. Lakhs of devotees throng the temple during Janmashtami. The festivities and celebrations during the festival is famous all over India. Celebrations begin during mid night with the birth of Lord Krishna.
The temple here can be divided into three parts - Garbhagriha (actual site of birth), Keshavadeva and the Bhagvata Bhavan. Another temple, dedicated to the Ashthabhuja Ma Yogmaya stands near the entrance of the sanctum sanctorum. The prison cell was gradually turned into the present beautiful temple. The temple shares a common wall with the mosque and devotees have to undergo a security check. The artifacts are displayed in a museum near the main temple which is not to be missed.
Timing of Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Mathura
All days of the week
5:00 AM - 12:00 PM(Summer)
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM(Summer)
5:30 AM - 12:00 PM(Winter)
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM(Winter)
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How To Reach Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Mathura
By Air: The Nearest Airport is Agra(50 KM).
By Rail: The Nearest Railway station is Mathura Railway station Junction.
By Road : There are many public and Private vehicles available to Reach Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Mathura.