Raya is a village in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. It has been given the designation of a ‘Nagar Panchayat.The area where Raya is located is known as Brijbhoomi. There are several businesses in this area. Raya has a large market which serves all its neighbouring villages. Raya is popular for its milk sweets.
Places to Stay
There best place to find accommodation is in Mathura which is very close to Raya. The hotels here include Hotel Radha Ashok (Tariff -Rs. 3900), Hotel Govardhan Palace (Tariff -Rs. 2500) and Hotel Brijwasi Lands Inn (Tariff -Rs. 3350.)
The official language here is Hindi. Other languages that are spoken here are the regional dialects of Braj, Awadhi and Urdu.
Holi is the most important festival in Raya. Other important festivals include the Krishna Janmashtami, Eid and Diwali.
Places of interest
The Krishna Janma Bhoomi is an important tourist attraction that is close to Raya. Other places of interest include the Jama Masjid, Vishram Ghat and the Dwarkadheesh temple. A popular tourist attraction near Raya is Vrindavan.
How to Get There
The airport closest to Raya is the Delhi airport (162 km.)
Raya has its own railway station which has trains coming in at regular intervals. The closest junction to Raya is Mathura (16 km.)
There is regular bus service to Raya. Operators like the Four Hand Travels and Shrinath Travels are popular in this region. These buses also travel to Jaipur, Bharatpur and Delhi. Service provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers - choosing from multiple top operators, bus types, convenient schedules and price. If you are booking bus tickets online through ticketgoose.com you can travel hassle-free to anywhere in India.