is an important city for Hindu Pilgrimage as it was the kingdom of Lord
Krishna. The entire city was revealed by marine excavations. Dwarka has
some fine stretches of beach. Though it is a crowded place always full of
pilgrims, you can always find a quiet spot to unwind.
The city is famous for the Dwarkadheesh temple or Jagat Mandir. Dwarka has fine stretches of beach and though crowded by pilgrims, one can always find quiet spots too. Large number of birds could be seen on the coast as shore birds gather in large numbers along the coast.
Okha, north of Dwarka is a jetty, from where one can get ferries for Beyt Dwarka, which is an island covered with temples, white beach, coral reefs and extensive marine life. Dolphins and porpoise can be seen surfacing to breathe; sea turtles, octopus, starfish, sea urchins etc. inhabit the beach.
About 30 kms from Dwarka is the famous pilgrim-centre of Vaishnavas. Here we have Rancchodrai Temple, Devaki Temple and Temples of Chief Queens of Krishna, Mahaprabhuji Bethak, Bala Hanuman and Shankh Talav are other attractions.
Situated about 35 kms from Dwarka and 150 kms from Jamnagar.
Rail: The place is accessible by rail from Jamnagar. Dwarka receives trains from Bombay .
Road: City bus transport is available or various city sightseeing buses are available from Porbandar and Junagadh.
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NEAR BY CITIES
Jamnagar: 144 kms.
Porbandar: 75 kms.
Junagadh: 180 kms.