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Dwarka is categorised as Beachside / Pilgrimage

Dwarkadheesh Temple
Rukmini Temple (Photo Courtesy: Akkida)
Beyt Dwarka Temple Entrance (Nivalink Trip Dated - 4 March 2013)
Caves near Bhadkeshwar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 4 March 2013)
Gayatri Mandir (Nivalink Trip Dated - 4 March 2013)
Gopi Talao (Nivalink Trip Dated - 4 March 2013)
Enroute to Beyt Dwarka (Nivalink Trip Dated - 7 May 2004)
Nageshwar Mahadev Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 4 March 2013)
View from Beyt dwarka (Nivalink Trip Dated - 4 March 2013)
Trilok Darshan Art Gallery
Dwarka Beach
Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple

Reasons to Visit
  • 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.
Know It
  • Temple Timings: Morning 7.00 to Afternoon 12.30 and Evening 5.00 to 9.30 Darshan Schedule: Morning Timings Morning 7.00 Mangla Arti 7.00 to 8.00 Mangla Darshan 8.00 to 9.00 Abhishek Pooja [Snan Vidhi]: Darshan Closed 9.00 to 9.30 Shringar Darshan 9.30 to 9.45 Snanbhog : Darshan Closed 9.45 to 10.15 Shringar Darshan 10.15 to 10.30 Shringarbhog: Darshan Closed 10.30 to 10.45 Shringar Arti 11.05 to 11.20 Gwal Bhog: Darshan Closed 11.20 to 12.00 Darshan 12.00 to 12.20 Rajbhog: Darshan Closed 12.20 to 12.30 Darshan 12.30 Anosar, Darshan Closed Evening Timings 5.00 Uthappan First Darshan 5.30 to 5.45 Uthappan Bhog: Darshan Closed 5.45 to 7.15 Darshan 7.15 to 7.30 Sandhya Bhog: Darshan Closed 7.30 to 7.45 Sandhya Arti 8.00 to 8.10 Shayanbhog: Darshan Closed 8.10 to 8.30 Darshan 8.30 to 8.35 Shayan Arti 8.35 to 9.00 Darshan 9.00 to 9.20 Bantabhog and Shayan : Darshan Closed 9.20 to 9.30 Darshan 9.30 Darshan Mandir Closed
  • Char Dham - Four most sacred Pilgrimages of Hinduism"Dwarka lies on the nothern edge of Saurashtra region of Gujarat in Western India overlooking Arabian Sea. Dwarka is visited for its Dwarkadhish Temple (Lord Krishna) and Nageshwar Temple (Lord Shiva Jyotirlinga Temple)"
  • Significant Pilgrimages of Saurashtra region of Gujarat"Dwarka in north-west corner of Saurashtra is a major Lord Krishna and Lord Shiva pilgrim centre. Dwarkadish Temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna is one of the most significant Lord Krishna Temples in India. Nageshwar Mahadev near Dwarka is considered one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples. Dwarka is a popular standalone pilgrimage and can be combined well with Somnath (230 kms) for a Pilgrim Break."
  • Popular Destinations in and around Gujarat"A renowned Krishna Pilgrimage and a popular holiday destination for Indian family travellers looking to mix a bit of pilgrimage, beaches and wildlife."
  • Airports and Popular Access points in Gujarat"Dwarka Railway Station is a popular arrival point for pilgrim travellers to Dwarkadhish Temple and Nageshwar Temple (Jyotirlinga)"
  • Destinations to visit Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva"Nageshvar Temple near Dwarka (Gujarat) is believed as the first Jyotirlinga on the earth. Jageshwar in Almora and Nagnath in Aundha also claims to be a Jyotirlinga Temple, being identical to Nageshwar Temple in Dwarka, Dwarka and Somnath Temples are typically visited together as part of a pilgrim break or a regular Gujarat itinerary"
  • Lord Krishna Pilgrimages in India"Dwarka in Nothern tip of Saurashtra region of Gujarat was often identified with the Dwaraka Kingdom, the ancient kingdom of Lord Krishna. Pilgrims visit The Dwarakadheesh Temple here which was was built around 200 BCE and was later enlarged in 17th century."
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Short Break (4-6 nights)6
Holiday (7 or more)2

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List of Holidays for Dwarka


  • Dwarka - Somnath Pilgrim Break (2 Nights)
  • Dwarka Pilgrim Getway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Dwarka - Somnath Pilgrimage with Diu (4 Nights)
  • Dwarka - Somnath Pilgrimage with Sasan Gir (4 Nights)
  • Dwarka-Somnath-Diu-Gir Itinerary (6 Nights)
  • Palitana - Dwarka - Somnath with Diu (5 Nights)
  • Popular Pilgrimages of Gujarat (6 Nights)
  • Sasan Gir - Diu Break with Dwarka (5 Nights)


  • 9 Jyotirlinga Temples with Dwarka and Shirdi (8 Nights)
  • Best of Gujarat with Kutch (8 Nights)

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Dwarka has 6 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Jamnagar Airport and DwarkaRs. 2745

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Porbander to Dwarka Day Visit and backRs. 4224

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Porbandar Pickup and Drop to DwarkaRs. 3990

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Dwarka Railway Station and Hotel in DwarkaRs. 1175
Pickup/Drop between Jamnagar Railway Station and DwarkaRs. 2745
Pickup/Drop between Somnath Railway Station and DwarkaRs. 6924

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Destination Ideas

  • Dwarka - Shiva Pilgrimage
  • Dwarka Pilgrimage
  • Scuba Diving in Dwarka

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    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.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    Dwarka Beach is a rough patch of beach overlooking Arabian Sea and visited by pilgrims arriving there in evenings.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    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.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    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.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Trilok Darshan Art Gallery is situated in Dwarka and it also houses an Art museum.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Art Gallery
    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.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Jyotirlinga
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Gayatri Mandir is a devi temple and one of the temples visited as a part of Dwarka Pilgrimage
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    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
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    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).
    Temple or Holy Place, Rides
    Boating, Lord Krishna
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    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.
    Temple or Holy Place, View Point
    Devi Temple, Sea or Ocean or Beach

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Near TempleSituated within 1 km radius around Dwarkadhish TemplePilgrimage-
NH-8EFew kms outskirts of Dwarka on NH-8E - Jamnagar Road.Transit/Business/Pilgrimage4
Nearest Airport in Dwarka
  • Porbandar Airport ( PBD ) , Porbandar-104 Kms
Railway Stations in Dwarka
  • Dwarka ( DWK ), Dwarka
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