Dwarka

Dwarka, Gujarat, India, Asia

Dwarka

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Tackle through the numerous believers that come to this place to worship. Worship and get blessed. Famous for having one of the 12 Jyotirlingas, Dwarka is best known as the home of Lord Krishna and will enchant you with the holiness that the air here carries. Dwar, meaning door in Sanskrit, is believed to be the gateway to heaven. Legend has it that the city was once engulfed by the sea and recent excavations reveal that a city did exist here. Dwarka can offer you the most spiritual and holy bit of Gujarat. The temples here have a culture and significance as rich as the legends, mythology and beliefs that surround them. They are also marvels and gems of architecture as they are of Hindu mythology. Your serene experience from the temples and the spiritual spirit of the town will only be complimented be the beaches that city has to offer. Famous for having one of the 12 Jyotirlingas, Dwarka is best known as the home of Lord Krishna and will enchant you with the holiness that the air here carries. Dwar, meaning door in Sanskrit, is believed to be the gateway to heaven. Legend has it that the city was once engulfed by the sea and recent excavations reveal that a city did exist here. Dwarka can offer you the most spiritual and holy bit of Gujarat. The temples here have a culture and significance as rich as the legends, mythology and beliefs that surround them. They are also marvels and gems of architecture as they are of Hindu mythology. Your serene experience from the temples and the spiritual spirit of the town will only be complimented be the beaches that city has to offer. Dwarka is an ancient city in the northwestern Indian state of Gujarat. It’s known as a Hindu pilgrimage site. The ancient Dwarkadhish Temple has an elaborately tiered main shrine, a carved entrance and a black-marble idol of Lord Krishna. Dwarka Beach and nearby Dwarka Lighthouse offer views of the Arabian Sea. Southeast, Gaga Wildlife Sanctuary protects migratory birds and endangered species like the Indian wolf. Dwarka, at the mouth of the Gulf of Kutch, on the western shore of the Okhamandal Peninsula, is on the right bank of the Gomti River which rises from the Bhavda village at a place known as Mul-Gomti, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the east. It is now under the newly formed district of Devbhoomi Dwarka at the western end of the Saurashtra (Kathiawar) peninsula, facing the Arabian Sea. The Gomti River was a harbour until the 19th century. Dwarka is well connected to the rest of India by air, rail, and road transport. It is 131 kilometres (81 mi) by State Highway 947 from Jamnagar, where there is a domestic airport. The Dwarka railway station is on the broad gauge railway line that runs from Ahmedabad to Okha at a distance of about 137 kilometres (85 mi) from Jamnagar. Dwarka is 217 kilometers (135 mi) away from Rajkot and 378 kilometres (235 mi) from Ahmedabad.

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