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Nearest Airport - Mumbai (100kms), Pune (140kms) Nearest Railway Station - Pen(31kms), Nagothane(46kms), Kolad(60kms) Alibaug is an ex-Navi Mumbai / ex-Thane / ex-Mumbai / ex-Pune / ex-Valsad Getaway

Dwaraka

Dwarka is one of the four most visited and revered Krishna Pilgrimages in India overlooking Arabian Sea. Dwarka is set on the Arabian Sea and the Dwarkadhish temple is situated right next to the Arabian sea. Dwarka comes alive during Janmashtami (Birth Anniversary of Lord Krishna) Festival, which falls in August or September. Dwarkadhish temple (Like other Lord Krishna temples) have a schedule during the day when temple remains open and other times when temple closes down. Dwarka is also base point to visit Nageshwar temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Shiva temples. Guests also visit Beyt Dwarka and Rukmini temple alongwith Dwarkadhish Temple.

Access Information

Nearest Airport -Porbandar (104kms), Jamnagar (133kms), Rajkot (221kms) Nearest Railway Station - Dwarka
Dwarka is an ex-Jamnagar / ex-Rajkot / ex-Gandhidham / ex-Bhavnagar / ex-AhmedabadGetaway
Dwarka is connected by Day train with Ahmedabad
Dwarka is connected by Overnight train with Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Jaipur

Place to Visit

Name Description Distance(kms)

Dwarkadheesh Temple

Dwarkadish Temple is a shore temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and one of the major Krishna pilgrimages. Temple is 78.3 meters high and is built on 72 pillars. Vajranabha, Lord Krishnas grandson built the temple. The Jagat temple, which forms the sanctum of this temple, is believed to be at least 2500 years old.

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Dwarka Beach

Dwarka Beach is a rough patch of beach overlooking Arabian Sea and visited by pilgrims arriving there in evenings.

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Rukmini Temple

Rukmini temple is a 12th-13th century temple having beautiful carvings and pillars. The temple was built to honour Rani Rukmani, wife of Lord Krishna. Rukmini temple is a popular option for pilgrim travellers.

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Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple

Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple is set right in the middle of the Arabian sea near Dwarka and therefore is one of the scenic temples to visit in and around Dwarka.

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Trilok Darshan Art Gallery

Trilok Darshan Art Gallery is situated in Dwarka and it also houses an Art museum.

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Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

Nageshwar Temple a few kms from Dwarka is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples and is well visited. The temple features a Massive Shiva statue right outside the Temple. Interestingly Jageshwar Temple in Almora and Nagnath temple in Aundha also are believed to the Nageshvara Jyotirlingas. Therefore guests visit them as well as Jyotirlingas along with Nageshwar Temple near Dwarka.

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Excursion

Name Description Distance(kms)

Gayatri Mandir

Gayatri Mandir is a devi temple and one of the temples visited as a part of Dwarka Pilgrimage

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Gopi Talao

Gopi Talao is a pond with a pilgrimage connection with Lord Krishna and visited as a part of Dwarka Krishna Pilgrimage enroute to Beyt Dwarka

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Beyt Dwarka

Dwarka Pilgrimage is not considered complete without a visit to Beyt Dwarka, It is believed that Lord Krishna resided here with his family. It takes about half-an hour to across a ferry ride to reach Beyt Dwarka off coast of Okha (30 kms from Dwarka).

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Places Visited Enroute

Name Description Distance(kms)

Harsiddhi Mata Temple

Harsiddhi mata temple is located 45 kms from Porbandar on Dwarka road and is a renowned local pilgrim Centre. Guests on Somnath - Dwarka route make a stop. Temple location on a hilltop overlooking stunning arabian sea views makes it a popular stop.

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