Devbhumi Dwarka Tourism

Devbhumi Dwarka is an ancient place located on the bank of River Gomti in the state of Gujarat of Western India. The place is considered as Devbhumi (place of God) because according to Hindu mythology or the epic story of Mahabharata, Dwarka was the kingdom of Lord Krishna, thus making it one of the most visited pilgrimage site of the Hindus. It is also one of the ‘Char Dhams’ (four holy hindu pilgrimage sites). The ancient Dwarkadhish Temple is the major attraction of the place. The temple is ornamented with marvellous architecture. The main shrine holds the black marvel deity of Lord Krishna. It has gone through numerous attacks by the foreign plunderers from the ancient days. Later it was rebuilt in the 16th century. Nageshswar Jyotirlinga Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is another important Hindu pilgrimage site in Dwarka.

Dwarka also has several historical significances. Archaeological excavations on the seaward sides of Dwarka have brought light on a submerged settlement with a large stone built jetty which bears testimony to the fact that Dwarka flourished as a port in 3rd to 13th century BC. The Dwarka beach and lighthouse gives a hypnotic view of the Arabian Sea. According to legend, Bet Dwarka, an island in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Dwarka is the orginal home of Lord Krishna.

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Travel Guide Char Dham Pilgrimage Site in India
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Dwarkadhish Temple, Dwarka

India is home to rich heritage and culture which is often showcased through its plethora of holy places and pilgrimages. The Dwarkadhish temple, home to Lord Krishna, is one of the most beautiful and pleasant temples of India. With a heritage of over 2000 years, this temple has s....

Travel Guide Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Dwarka
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Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

The Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple is considered as one of the 12 Jyothirlinga's of Lord Shiva in India. The Jyotirlinga and Garbhagriha are located in the basement of the old temple structure. The Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple situated around 18 Kms from the Dwarkadhish temple.

Travel Guide Rukmini Devi Temple Dwarka
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Rukmini Devi Temple

Rukmini Devi Temple is a memorial of Lady Rukmini Devi, built in the 12th century by the Chalukyas, on the coast just a mile away from the Dwaraka city Centre. This pilgrimage destination is a very easy reach because all modes of commutations are available.

Travel Guide ISKCON Temple Dwarka
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ISKCON Temple, Dwarka

Iskcon Temple is one of the the most famous community present in India and abroad who worship lord Krishna and follow Hindu scriptures. ISKCON was founded in the year 1966 in New York, America and continues to be a thriving religious organization spreading the golden words and me....

Travel Guide Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Dwarka
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Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka

Shree Swaminarayan Mandir is a masterpiece of artwork in the city of Dwarka. Located near the Dwarka beach, the temple is dedicated to the great Lord Vishnu.

Travel Guide Dwarka Beach
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Dwarka Beach

Dwarka, Gujarat is known to be the land of Lord Krishna. That is where the reincarnation of Lord Vishnu set up his entire kingdom. As the name depicts, Devbhumi means, ‘the land of gods’. This is true as well because Lord Krishna is said to have established and set up an enti....

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