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Top Tourist Places To Visit in Dwarka

  • Dwarka
  • Gujarat
  • India
  • State

    Gujarat

  • District

    Jamnagar

  • Population

    38,863

  • Languages

    Gujarati, Hindi

  • Time zone

    IST (UTC+5:30)

Dwarka Overview

Dwarka is a municipality and city of Devbhoomi Dwarka district situated in Gujarat. The city is counted as one of the four Hindu pilgrimage sites and is frequented by many pilgrims throughout the year who wish to take a chardham expedition. Besides enjoying the spiritual vibes, one can also explore the culture and tradition of the land overwhelmingly. The average literacy rate in the city is 64%. The male literacy rate is 72% and female literacy rate is 55%. According to the official statistics 13% of the population is under six years of age.

Many archaeological excavations done in the region have lead to discovery of many stone structures. These structures depict settlement during the proto-historic times beautifully. Dwarka is also referred as the Dwaraka Kingdom, an old kingdom of Lord Krishna. It is also said that it was the first capital of Gujarat. In 200 BCE, the Dwarakadheesh Temple was constructed in Dwarka and which was later enlarged in the 17th century.


Climate & Geography

Dwarka is situated at a distance of 450 km from Ahmedabad. The city experiences tropical maritime climate.


Transportation

The airports nearest to the city are located in Rajkot and Jamnagar, 225 km and 221 km away from the city respectively. The railway station is situated at a distance of 2 km from the main temple. One can also opt for the "Dwarka Darshan" sight seeing non-AC bus, which is operated two times a day from 8 am to 2 pm. The charges are as low as INR 60/. One can take a trip in these buses and explore the city within 5-6 hours. The booking offices are located near vegetable market and Bhadrakali chowk. During the trip one can visit various landmarks such as Nageshwar, Gopi Talab, Bet Dwarka and Rukshmani Temple. According to many one limitation of the booking is that booking is not available online.



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Frequently Asked Questions
  • How Many Days Should I Plan for Dwarka Trip?
    2-3 days should be sufficient to explore the main attractions in Dwarka.
  • What is the nearest major airport or train station for Dwarka?
    The nearest major airport is Jamnagar Airport, located about 137 km away. The nearest major train station is Dwarka Railway Station.
  • What are the primary transportation options for reaching Dwarka?
    The primary transportation options for reaching Dwarka are by train or bus. Private taxis can also be hired from nearby cities.
  • Are there any special events or festivals in Dwarka?
    Dwarka celebrates various festivals, with Janmashtami (Lord Krishna's birth anniversary) being the most significant and vibrant event.
  • What are the top tourist attractions in Dwarka?
    The top tourist attractions in Dwarka include Dwarkadhish Temple, Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Gomti Ghat, and Beyt Dwarka Island.
  • What are some must-try local dishes and restaurants in Dwarka?
    Some must-try local dishes in Dwarka include Gujarati Thali, Dhokla, and Fafda. Popular restaurants include Hotel Gomti and Toran Dining Hall.
  • What types of accommodations are available in Dwarka?
    Dwarka offers a range of accommodations including hotels, guesthouses, and Dharamshala (pilgrim houses) for different budgets.
  • Are there any public transportation available in Dwarka?
    Yes, there are local buses available for public transportation within Dwarka and nearby areas.
  • What are the transportation options available in Dwarka?
    Transportation options in Dwarka include taxis, auto-rickshaws, and local buses for getting around the city.
  • What is the primary language spoken in Dwarka?
    Gujarati is the primary language spoken in Dwarka, but Hindi and English are also widely understood.
  • What is the best time to visit Dwarka?
    The best time to visit Dwarka is between October and March when the weather is pleasant for sightseeing.
  • What activities can be done in Dwarka?
    In Dwarka, one can visit temples, enjoy boat rides to Beyt Dwarka Island, go for camel rides, witness evening aarti ceremonies, and explore local markets.
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