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Dwarka Pilgrimage Tours
Dwarka Pilgrimage Tours :
Dwarka temple located at a distance of about 400+ km from vibrant city of Ahmadabad is a major center of Hindu pilgrimage. Dwarka temple pilgrimage tours take you to an interesting journey through the site of dwarka temple under see and make you acquainted with dwarka temple history. Searching for dwarka temple timings and other details about dwarka temple under sea, then find complete details about dawrka temple pilgrimage tours at www.smartmusafir.com
Dwarka Temple History :
Dwarka Temple Under sea legend suggests that Lord Krishna along with his army fled Mathura after the battle with Jara Sangh and made Dwarka as its capital. The city was completely submerged in water after the death of Lord Krishna, who is believed to be the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Dwarka temple under sea was excavated in 1994 by a team of archeologists led by SR Rao. Dwarka temple under sea was discovered after 14 years of herculean effort put in by the team. Dwarka temple under sea is found very close to the present day dwarka temple thereby cementing the belief in the religious mythologies.
Dwarka Temple history reveals that the present day chalukya style temple was constructed during 16th century and is an impressive five story structure. Dwarka temple history shows that the building to have been constructed by the great grandson of Lord Krishna on the banks of confluence of Arabian Sea and Gomti River. Dwarka temple pilgrimage tours can be started by making entry from the north door called as the mukti dwarg and you can climb down 55 steps at the south door of the temple to take a dip in Gomti River. Dwarka temple history suggests that a visit to the temple ascertains you to find a place in heaven and probably this is the reason why the south entry to the temple is called “Swarg Dwar”.
Dwarka Temple Timings :
Dwarka Temple timings opening timings are from 07:30 AM to 12:30 PM in the morning and from 5-9:30 PM during evenings. Dwarka Temple timings for mangla arti is 7:45 AM, Dwarka Temple timings for shringar is 10:15-10:45, rajbhog Dwarka Temple timings are from 11:45AM to 1:00 PM. Dwarka Temple timings for utthapan is 4-4:30 PM and sandhya arti timing is 5:45 PM. The doors of Dwarka temple will be closed when the bhog is being served to the god.
Dwarka Temple timings are bound to change during the time of festivals
Other Attractions Near Dwarka Temple :
The other places that could be visited during dwarka temple pilgrimage tours include Bet Dwarka, Gopi Talao, Nageshwar, Rukmani Mata Temple and Gomati Ghat Temples. You can also visit Gir forests, somnath and city of Diu when you go for dwarka temple pilgrimage tours.
How To Reach Dwarka Temple :
Air:- Jamnagar is the nearest airport located 146 km from dwarka. Ahmedabad is the biggest airport located to dwarka that is well connected to other parts of India
Rail:- Jamnagar is the nearest railway station
Road:- You can reach dwarka by hiring a taxi or riding a bus from any major town of Gujarat and Mumbai.
To travel locally you can buy a bus pass of the local buses run by Dwarka Municipality by spending Rs 30 or hire one of the taxis easily available from the main market.
Best Time To Go For Dwarka Temple Tours :
People usually visit Dwarka Temple India from October to March when the weather is moderate and not too hot.
Where To Stay During Dwarka Temple Tours :
There are numerous government lodges and economical hotels available in the main market just a walking distance from the Dwarka Temple location. Star hotels are also available for people looking for luxurious stay.
Phone Number Of Tourist Offices :
To know more about the Dwarka Temple tours run by the Gujarat government dial toll free number 1800 233 7951. You can also call circuit house at dwarka by dialing 02892 234533.