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Nandagaon

Nandgaon was the home of Shri Krishna’s foster father, Nand, on the metalled road to Mathura. On the top of the hill is the spacious temple of Nand Rai, which is worth seeing.

Accessibility: 

Air: Nearest airport from Mathura is Kheria (Agra), 62 kms.

Rail: Mathura is on the main lines of the central and western railways and is connected with all the major cities and is 56-km from Nandgaon.

Road: Mathura is well connected by motorable roads to important tourist centres and have regular buses plying between Mathura and Nandgaon.

Attractions: 

Lathmaar Holi: During the festival of Holi, an unusual ritual takes place each year. First the menfolk of Nandgaon invade Barsana to taunt women with lewd songs and are consequently beaten up by the women with long wooden staffs. On the next day, the procedure is reversed and the men of Barsana pay courting calls to the women of Nandgaon.

Destinations

Religious/ Spiritual

Nature/ Scenic