Places To Visit In Dwarka

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Here are the top 14 tourist attractions to see in Dwarka:

1. Dwarkadhish Temple

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1 km
from city center
1 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

Having a history of over 2500 years, this Chalukya style of architecture is a temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. The five storied main shrine is grand and marvelous in itself and needs no further highlights.

2. Nageshwar Jyotirlinga

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16 km
from city center
2 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

One of the 12 famous self-existent temples, Nageshwara Jyotirlinga Temple too houses a curious myth about its origin. The giant, beautiful and artistic statue of Lord Shiva mesmerizes tourists and pilgrims alike with its aesthetic appeal.

3. Bet Dwarka

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27 km
from city center
3 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

Located around 30 km from the main town of Dwarka Beyt Dwarka is a small island and was the main port in the region before the development of Okha. While the island is enclosed by a few temples, white sand beach and coral reefs, the beach is also popular among tourists for its marine life, sea excursions, camping and picnics.

4. Dwarka Beach

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1 km
from city center
4 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

Along the Arabian Sea coast, Dwarka Beach is a good place to relax in the evenings. Popular among both the locals and tourists, Dwarka Beach is located quite close to the main temples in town.

5. Rukmini Devi Temple

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1 km
from city center
5 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

A small structure is an important shrine dedicated to Krishna's beloved consort, Rukmani Devi. Not as majestically gigantic , this shrine is an architectural masterpiece in itself.

6. Dwarka Lighthouse

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1 km
from city center
6 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

The tower, 43m in height was inaugurated on 15th July 1962. Tourists can enjoy the panoramic view of the sunset.

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7. Gomti Ghat

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1 km
from city center
7 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

If the holy scriptures are to be believed, the Gomti River is none other than the Ganges, descending directly from heaven. The most sought after spots out of the various shrines and ghats this is the place where the river meets the mighty ocean.

8. Gopi Talav

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20 km
from city center
8 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

Legend has it that this is the lake where Krishna used to entice his Gopis (young female inhabitants) with his youthful pranks and romantic nature. About 20km , the lake is surrounded by sandal like yellow sand which is used by the devotees to make tilaks on their bodies. It is quite a pretty sight.

9. Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple

1 km
from city center
9 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Mandir, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is an ancient temple, some 5000 years old, which was built around a self-manifested Shivaling found in the Arabian Sea.

10. Gita Temple

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1 km
from city center
10 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

Built by the industrialist family of Birla in 1970, it is constructed using white marble resulting in a magnificent and awe inspiring structure. The temple was made to capture and preserve the teachings and values of the Bhagavad Gita, the religious book of the Hindus.

11. Sudama Setu

1 km
from city center
11 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

Sudama Setu Bridge is a stunning suspension bridge built for pedestrians to cross River Gomti. The bridge was named after Sudhama, Lord Krishna's childhood friend. It was inaugurated by Anandiben Patel, the CM of Gujarat in 2016.

12. ISKCON Dwarka

1,074 km
from city center
12 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

Located on Devi road, the ISKCON Temple in Dwarka is yet another manifestation of the Krishna Consciousness. Housing idols of Lord Krishna and Goddess Radha draped in rich attires and ornated in flowers, this is an entirely stone-built temple.

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13. Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka

1 km
from city center
13 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

Located very close to the beautiful seashore and the Dwarkadish temple, Swami Narayan Mandir is a shrine dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan, an avatar of Lord Vishnu. The shrine is a relatively new structure, with intricate architecture expressed through sculptures and embossed wall work.

14. Dunny Point

29 km
from city center
14 out of 14
places to visit in Dwarka

Located at Dwarka Beyt, Dunny Point is a mesmerising island-like spot and a great place for water-based activities and bird watching. This uninhibited point is an eco-tourism site also offers an impressive marine camping and safari option along its coral-embedded water site.

FAQs on Dwarka

What are the top sightseeing places in Dwarka?

The top sightseeing places in Dwarka are Dwarkadhish Temple, Nageshwar Jyotirlinga, Bet Dwarka, Dwarka Beach, Rukmini Devi Temple, Dwarka Lighthouse.

How can I commute within Dwarka?

The city is well connected to by the government bus system. Autos are an easier option, though fixing a rate before hiring one is a good idea. Cycle rickshaws are excellent for reaching places of closer proximity.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Dwarka?

Day 1- Check-in at the hotel. Visit the famous Dwarkadhish temple, the 2500 years old temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Visit the Rukmani temple dedicated to Krishna's beloved. Then head to Nageshwar Jyotirlinga temple, the majestic temple famous for its religious importance and as well as for its architecture and history. In the evening, head to Dwarka beach.
Day 2- Visit the Gomti Ghat, then head to Beyt Dwarka located 30 km from the city, an island famous for its beaches, coral reefs and temples. Back to Dwarka and head to Dwarka Lighthouse to enjoy the sunset.
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