Mathura Industries

One of the major contributors in the economy of Uttar Pradesh are Mathura Industries. Mathura Refinery located in the city is one of the biggest oil refineries of Asia.
This oil refinery of the Indian Oil Corporation is a highly technologically advanced oil refinery. Silver polishing industry is another industry that is flourishing gradually. Textile printing industry that includes both Sari-printing and Fabric dyeing is another major industry of the region. Apart from these other industries are water tap manufacturing units and other decorative and household items.

Tourism industry in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh also plays a major role in the economy. The city is a popular pilgrimage center among Hindus. Some of the temples that are visited by devotees throughout the year are Krishna Janmbhoomi Temple, Potara Kund, Dwarkadhish Temple, Vishram Ghat, Kesava Deo Temple, Kans Qila, Gita Mandir, Ranghbhumi, Kusum Sarovar, Mathura Krishna Balrama Mandir and many more.

Mathura is surrounded by a number of cities and towns that are popular tourist destinations. Some of the neighboring places of the city are Vrindavan, Nandgaon, Barsana, Baldeo, Radha Kund, Gokul, Goverdhan, Daan-Ghati, Agra that are thronged by lakhs of tourists every year.

Last Updated on : 09/05/2013