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A spiritual beach was all that needed to add in you travel list to Gujarat. It is a holy pilgrimage for Hindus and one of the ‘Char Dhams’ which adds to its serenity and devotion. People visit this place from almost every part of the nation. The perching River Gomti is a highlight too. Do not miss to see the sea turtles, starfishes, octopuses and more.

Dwarka is an ancient religious city in the state of Gujarat. It is located on the banks of Gomti river in the Okhamandal Peninsula. Dwarka is widely known because it is a sacred pilgrimage site for Hindu pilgrims and is one of the four significant pilgrimage sites in India known as Chardham. It is also one of the seven most ancient cities in the country. It was an ancient kingdom of Lord Krishna and was the first capital of the state. 

Places to visit in Dwarka

Dwarkadhish Temple

Dwarka is a holy city in the state of Gujarat which has many significant historical Hindu temples such as the Dwarkadhish temple which was made in Chalukya architecture 2200 years ago. Devotees from all across India come and visit the temple to seek the blessings and appreciate its beauty.

Beyt Island

Dwarka is not just a place for devotees but is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. The beaches of the city are extremely explore-worthy. The island is a few km away from the main town but is visited by a lot of people because of its serenity, temples around it, white sand and more.


The lighthouse in the city is quite a stunner for all tourists. It is a 43m tall tower which gives a spectacular view of the sunset and the entire landscape of the place.

Things to do in Dwarka

Roam around the exotic beaches of Dwarka.

Embrace the amazing architecture of the ancient temples of the city.

Make sure to taste the delicacies of the state of Gujarat.

Events and Festivals in & around Dwarka

Rann Utsav

If you have heard of White Desert, you must also know about the great grand event that takes place amidst that White desert of India in full Gujarati Style. Rann of Kutch is one of the most beautiful places in India. Read more...

Tarnetar Mela

The amazing fair is mainly to find your partner but that does not mean it has less entertainment for you in anyway. The fair showcases the folk arts of the state and there is a lot of entertainment through performances, dance and music that one shouldn’t miss out for sure. Read more...

Best time to visit Dwarka

The winters of the city are really pleasing and thus months of December to March are ideal for a visit. The Janmashtami of Dwarka is world famous and if you wish to enjoy the grand festivities then you can also prefer visiting in August or September at the time of the festival.

How to reach Dwarka?

Dwarka is connected by railways from many major cities of India including Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Surat etc. Jamnagar at a distance of 137kms is the nearest airport to the city. Travelling by road is also a good option.

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here

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