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Dwarka Dham

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Best Time to Visit

October to March

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Dwarka, also known as Dwarka Dham or Dwarkadhish, is a city located in the state of Gujarat, India. It is a highly significant religious and pilgrimage site for Hindus and is believed to be the ancient kingdom of Lord Krishna.

  • Religious Significance: Dwarka is one of the seven holiest places for Hindus, known as the Char Dham. It is closely associated with Lord Krishna, who is believed to have established his kingdom in Dwarka and lived here. The city holds immense importance in Hindu mythology and history.
  • Dwarkadhish Temple: The Dwarkadhish Temple, also known as the Jagat Mandir, is the main attraction in Dwarka. It is a beautiful and ancient temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. The temple architecture is striking, and it is visited by thousands of devotees and tourists every year.
  • Bet Dwarka: This is an island located near Dwarka and is believed to be the place where Lord Krishna resided with his family. It can be reached by boat from Dwarka and is a significant pilgrimage site.
  • Rukmini Temple: This temple is dedicated to Rukmini, the consort of Lord Krishna. It is another important religious site in Dwarka.
  • Nageshwar Jyotirlinga: Nageshwar Jyotirlinga, one of the twelve sacred Jyotirlingas in India, is located near Dwarka. It is a significant pilgrimage site for Shiva devotees.
  • Dwarka Beach: The city of Dwarka is located on the coast of the Arabian Sea, and it offers beautiful beaches for visitors to enjoy, including the Dwarka Beach. The beach provides a scenic backdrop for relaxation and photography.
  • Gomti Ghat: This is a sacred ghat (steps leading to the river) on the Gomti River in Dwarka. It is believed that Lord Krishna used to take a bath in the Gomti River. Pilgrims often take a dip in the river at this ghat.
  • Dwarka Bet Marine Sanctuary: For nature enthusiasts, the marine sanctuary is a place to explore the underwater world. It is home to various species of marine life and is a popular destination for scuba diving and snorkeling.

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