Dwarka also spelled as Dwaraka, Dvaraka and Dvarka is a city located in the district of Devbhoomi Dwarka in Gujarat state. It is one of the prominent Chardham pilgrimage sites among Hindus as well as one of the seven most ancient religious cities (Sapta Puri) in India. It is believed to be a sacred place that used to be the ancient kingdom of Lord Krishna and the first capital of the state.
Built in Chalukya architectural style, the Dwarakadeesh temple has a history of 2500 year old. The revered masterpiece was made in honor of Lord Krishna also worships Sathybhama Devi, Subhadra, Balarama and Revathy, Jambavathi Devi, Vasudeva, Rukmini Devi and Devaki. The five storied temple with 60 roof columns can only be entered through Swarg Dwar after taking a dip at the Gomti River.
The Gita Mandir is a spectacular attraction that throws light on the values of the Bhagavad Gita. Constructed in the year 1970 by the Birlas, the temple comprises intricately carved walls and ceilings adorned with prominent hymns from the sacred book.
The Gomti Ghat is River Gomati is none other than the sacred Ganges, which descended from heaven. As the reservoir of various myths this river hosts so many shrines and ghats where the devotees often do various rituals. Of all the holy spots beside the river, Gomati kund happens to be the ... More
The Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple is situated in the Outlying areas of Dwarka. This temple is one of the most famous Lord Shiva shrine in Gujarat. As per Shiv Purana, after killing the demon Daruka, Lord Shiva started to reside here in the form of Jyothirlinga.
Made in honor of Devi Rukmani, this shrine is a great architectural wonder that was erected in honor of one of the beloved consort of the Lord. The masterpiece is adorned with paintings from the 12th century and rich carvings that lightens up the beauty of the entire shrine.
Beyt Dwarka is a profoundly honored site in Dwarka. It is believed that Lord Krishna ruled the city from here and resides here with his family.
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