|Mathura was demolished several times by the Mughal rulers and was later on ruled by the Jat kings of Bharatpur but after that was annexed by the Marathas. Mathura was the hub of a rich culture and civilization during the ancient times and thus was the home to a large number of marvelous buildings that were built here.
The city was plundered and important temples were destroyed by Aurangzeb. Find more about the tourist information on Mathura before you set out for a tour to this sacred place.In the 6th century BC, Mathura became the capital of the Shursen republic and after that it was ruled by the Maurya Empire and later on by the Sunga dynasty.
| Nearest airport is Kheria (Agra), 62 km.|
|Mathura is on the main lines of the Central and Western Railways and is connected with all the important cities of the state and country such as Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Jaipur, Gwalior, Calcutta, Hydrabad, Chennai, Lucknow etc.|
|Mathura is connected to all the major cities, by National Highways. It is linked by the regular state bus services of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana.|
|Some important cities distance from Mathura|
|Agra - 54 kms.|
|Bharatpur - 112 kms. |
|Delhi - 147 kms. |
|Alwar - 228 kms. |