Noida, short for the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority, is a city in India under the management of the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (also called NOIDA). It is just an hour away from Delhi by taxi.
Mathura is the birthplace of Krishna at the centre of Braj or Brij-bhoomi, called Shri Krishna Janma-Bhoomi, literally Lord Krishnas birthplace. It is one of the seven cities (Sapta Puri) considered holy by Hindus. The Keshav Dev Templewas built in ancient times on the site of Krishnas birthplace (an underground prison). Mathura was the capital of the Surasena Kingdom, ruled by Kansa the maternal uncle of Krishna.