There are seven holy cities on the Earth that award liberation, they are Ayodhya, Mathura, Haridwar, Kasi, Kanci, Ujjain and Dwarka. Of these, Mathura, the birthplace of the Supreme Lord Sri Krishna, is the topmost. This abode not only awards liberation, but also bestows love of God (bhagavat-prema) –
Mathura parikrama – The parikrama path which goes around the towm of Mathura is of 3 Kos (9 kms).
It starts from Vishram Ghat and goes around Rangeswar temple, Bhuteshwar, Kans Quila and Chamunda devi.