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Dwarka


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Dwarka is situated in the extreme west of the state of Gujarat in the Saurashtra peninsula on the Arabian Sea. Dwarka is 145 Kms. from Jamnagar. The sacred town of Dwarka, one of the main centres of the Krishna legend, sits on the western most tip of the Gujarat peninsula, a sentinel over looking the Arabian Sea.


Dwarka has a special importance as one of the major Hindu pilgrim place, known as the capital of Lord Krishna's Kingdom. Dwarka is one of the four most important pilgrim places. It is also an important historical monument. The architecture of the old Dwarka of Shri Krishna is majestic and wonderful. The great poet Premanand has in his "Sudama Charit" described its splendid beauty and majesty.


Dwarka is mentioned as Golden City in Shrimad Bhagvad Gita, Skand Purana, Vishnu Purana and also in Harivansh and Mahabharat. Legendary Krishna's kingdom means Dwarka. Since the place has historical links with the Lord Krishna, devotes take a pilgrimage to Dwarka. It is one of the seven ancient cities of India.

 

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Dwarka is situated in the extreme west of the state of Gujarat in the Saurashtra peninsula on the Arabian Sea. Dwarka is 145 Kms. from Jamnagar. The sacred town of Dwarka, one of the main centres of the Krishna legend, sits on the western most tip of the Gujarat peninsula, a sentinel over looking the Arabian Sea.

Hotels near Dwarka

Hotel Shree Darshan

Hotel Shree Darshan  is located at Dwarka (Gujarat, India) at 2 minutes walking distance from the famous Dwarka


Best Price: Rs.1000 per day

Hotel Guruprerna

Hotel Guruprerna is located at Dwarka (Gujarat, India) at 5 minutes walking distance from the famous Dwarka Temple. Dwarka is a famous pilgrimage centre of Gujarat known for its Krishna Temple.


Best Price: Rs.700 per day

Hotel Damji

Hotel Damji is a mid-segment hotel located at Dwarka (Gujarat, India). Hotel Damji is one of the best stay options in Dwarka.


Best Price: Rs.800 per day


  
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