Dwarka is a prominent Hindu pilgrimage destination, which is also known as the territory
of Lord Krishna. The religious town is well-known among religious travelers seeking to
get on for Chardham Yatra. It is one of the four major pilgrim places for Hindus and
devotees book Dwarka holiday packages to explore the spiritual aura of this town.
Tourist Attractions to Visit in Dwarka
It is one of the main sightseeing points of the town, which is located on Gomati creek.
This temple is supposed to be built about 2500 years ago by Vajranabh, the great
grandson of Lord Krishna. The temple features a great structure that is constructed
using soft limestone and comprised of a rectangular hall with porches on three sides.
Somnath Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva and refers to the defender
of Moon God. The temple was destroyed and recreated six times. So, it is known as
'The Shrine Eternal'.
Located at Rupen Creek, it is an 18 meters tall square tower that was constructed at
this site along with the installation of an oil wick lamp. Today's tower is 43 meters high
and was built between 1960 and 1962.
Dedicated to the wife of Lord Krishna, the walls of the temple feature diverse range of
paintings from the 12th century. In the temple, a marble deity of Devi Rukmani with four
hands or 'Chaturbhuja' is kept.
Best Time to Visit Dwarka
Dwarka experiences three climates, including summer, winter and monsoon. Summer
arrives in Dwarka in March and continues till June making the weather hot & dry where
temperature goes up to 43°C. Winter season starts in November and remains till
February with temperature between 15°C and 35°C. Monsoon season arrives in June
and remains till mid-September with regular rainfall. The best time for Dwarka tour is
from October to February.
Shopping in Dwarka
Dwarka is a heaven for those shoppers who enjoy buying ethnic items. You can buy
here Patola silk saris, Bandhni fabrics, embroidered handicraft items, embellished
footwear and much more. Colorful folk attires of Gujarat can also be purchased in shops
of Dwarka. You can also buy items like Krishna idols along with other knick knacks from
How to Reach Dwarka
If you are planning a Dwarka trip then get information about how to reach there before
booking Dwarka holiday packages. Browse through below written content and know
about the details of transports that connect the city with rest of India.
The nearest airport to Dwarka is at Jamnagar that is about 45 kms away. You can take
a car on rent or take a bus to reach Dwarka from the airport.
Dwarka is situated on the Western Railway network, which is well-connected with
destinations like Jamnagar, Mumbai, Rajkot and other major cities of India. Express &
superfast trains connect Dwarka with rest of India.
Dwarka is connected to other Indian states and cities with an excellent State highway.
The State Transport Corporation has regular bus services to Dwarka from all the major
cities and towns of Gujarat and other states.