Agra is a city located on the banks of the Yamuna River. It gained fame as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from the year 1526 to the year 1658 and remains a major tourist destination due to its many splendid Mughal-era buildings including the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri all three listed in the UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) world heritage sites. Thousands of tourists flock to the Taj every day just to get a glimpse of history, eternal beauty, and love. Most of the foreign dignitaries who visit India have seen the Taj. They spend a good number of hours savoring the beauty of this World Heritage monument. The Taj Mahal has become a source of inspiration for many artists, musicians, writers, and lovers. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The famous Western composer Yanni performed and recorded live in front of the Taj for the first time in 1997. It is one of the most beautiful monuments in the world and widely recognized by historians as the greatest masterpiece of the world Indian Mughal architecture.
Mathura is a small town in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) of India, about 140 KM from Delhi and about 55 KM from Agra. When tourists come to visit Delhi with Delhi one day tour package, they also visit Mathura. Legends say Mathura was founded by Shatrughna, Lord Ram’s younger brother. Pilgrims visit this city because it is known to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna, the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Lord Krishna is revered by Hindus as a guide, philosopher, and lover. Mathura is known for its majestic temples and the famous candy called “Petha”. This city is also known for spiritual tourism for most Hindus around the world. The best time to visit Mathura city is during the Holi, the colors of the festival. Another period that can be very good is August, on Lord Krishna’s birthday.
Vrindavan is very close to Mathura, about 15 KM. It is one of the main pilgrimage centers in northern India. Legends say that this is where the love between Krishna and Radha blossomed. The city is home to many temples and shrines where the faithful come to worship their deities. Vrindavan is home to one of the most revered temples in the entire northern region of India; Shri Banke Bihar Mandir. Vrindavan comes from the character of Lord Krishna – playful and lovable. He used this word to attract “Gopis”. It is believed that this place certainly purifies the mind, body, and soul of the devotee.
Delhi Agra Mathura Vrindavan tour by car package is a must-see for any devotee of Lord Krishna. The visit is a complete package for material and spiritual healing. While Agra offers the feast to the eyes with the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Mathura, and Vrindavan are known to have given their visitors a feeling of closeness to God. Spiritual and material desires, in a certain sense, can be satisfied by visiting these places. Many Indian pilgrims visit these places every year because the visit offers a unique experience.