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Dwarka Temple

Dwarka is located on the western coast of Gujarat on the shore of the Arabian Sea. Dwarka is famous for the Dwarkadheesh temple (Jagat Mandir) built on the north bank of the Gomti River . Dwarka was destructed by the sea and present dwarka is the 7 th city built.

Dwarka is once of the seven holy cities of India . Lord Krishna spent 100 yrs hear. The main temple is of Lord Dwarkadhish. There is temple of Lord Baladevaji to the right of the main temple. The main temple is five-story high with the lavishly carved conical spire rising to a height of 157 feet. Dwarka is also the site of Dwarka Pitha, also known as Kalika Pitha.

Dvaraka extended up to Bet Dwaraka (Sankhodhara) in the north and Okhamadhi in the south. Eastward it extended up to Pindara

Janmashtami (birthday of Lord Krishna), celebrated in the month of August/September, is a major festival of Dwarka

Other Attraction

Rukmini Devi Temple
Rukmani temple is the temple of Rukmani Devi , wife of Lord Krisna located in the north part. The temple walls are decorated with beautiful paintings depicting her pastimes with Krishna

Gomati Ghat Temples
Dwarkadheese temple is located where the Gomti river meets the Ocean. People takes bath where Gomti river meets the ocean as its descended like Ganges . Ghat is known as Chakra-Tirtha ghat.

Bhalka Tirth
The spot where Lord Krishna was mistaken for a deer and struck by a arrow hile sleeping in a deerskin. It is said Lord Krishna was cremated at Dehotsarga at Triveni Ghat


How to Reach to Dwarka :

By Air :
Jamnagar, 145 kilometres away, is the nearest airport.
By Rail :
Dwarka is on the Western Railway line.
By Road :
State Transport buses, private buses and taxis and conducted tours run to Dwarka.
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