Mathura, a small town of the state of Uttar Pradesh, is the birthplace of one of the most loved Hindu Gods, Lord Krishna that has to tell the visitor countless stories about him. It is also known as Shri Krishna Janma Bhoomi. On the site of his birthplace, which was an underground prison, a temple named Keshan Dev Temple was built there in the olden times.
There are quite a religious places in the holy town of Mathura such as Naam Yog Sadhna Mandir also known as Baba Jai Gurudeb temple, Dwarikadheesh temple, Vishram ghat on the banks of river Yamuna, Mathura Meusum and Birla Mandir. Both local as well as foreign visitors also pay a visit to various preserved sites which tell the endless tales and miracles of Lord Krishna and adulthood, which are deep-rooted in the people themselves. The festival of Holi is celebrated here with special fervor for around 7 days.