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About Dwarkadheesh Temple

Dwarka is considered as the first capital of Gujarat and regarded as a chardham place in the Hindu pilgrimage. It is the kingdom of the great Lord Krishna. In Dwarka city, there is a great temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, Dwakadheesh Temple also known as “King of Dwarka”. The city of Dwarka is also popularly known as “Gateway to Moksha (Salvation)”.
 

Historical Significance
Around 5,000 years back, Dwarka city was believed to have been structured and originated by Lord Krishna. According to the Mahabharata, Dwarka city was located on the banks of Gomati River.  The pure city was the abode of Lord KrishnaKrishnaKrishna
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for more than a century, and it is also said that when he came back home after a long time, Dwarka city was immersed in the sea.
According to the historians and archaeologists, the entire western coast of India sank by 40ft. In around 15000B.C. The pillars have several inscriptions engraved on them dated back to the 15th century. The present structure is believed to be built under the rule of Mughal emperor, Akbar.
 

Architecture
The magnificent five-storied building stands with élan on the confluence of Gomati River and the Arabian Sea. It is supported by a concrete foundation of 72 pillars and a towering height of 78.3 meters.  The flag is surmounted atop the temple adorned with symbols of sun, moon and the waves and is believed to be changed around five times a day. The temple is built of limestone which is still in the pristine condition and the intricate detailing on the walls is the result of various dynasties that ruled over the country.  There are two entrances to the temple; North or main entrance is called as”Moksha Dwar” leading to market while the south entrance is “ Swarg Dwar”.
 

Location: The Dwarkadheesh Temple is located in the heart of Dwarka city, Gujarat.
 

Built In: The Temple is believed to be built around 5,000 years ago.
 

Dedicated To: The Dwarkadheesh Temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna, who is thought to have built the temple.
 

Alternate Names: The Temple is popularly known as “King of Dwarka”, Sharda Matha/Peeth or Western Peeth, Jagat Temple, Trilokya Sunder Jagat Mandir
 

Attraction: Some beautiful historic temples and places to visit around Dwarkadheesh Temple are; Nageshwar ShivaShivaShiva
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Temple, Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Rukshamanee Mandir, Dwarika Bhaint, Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Mandir, Exotique Expeditions Pvt. Ltd., ISKCON Temple, Gopi Talab, etc.

Hotels: There are some nearby hotels like Hotel Bansi Dwarka, Hotel Dwarkesh, Hotel Nand Nandan, Hotel Shree Darshan The term means the vision of the divineand Hotel Shreeji.

 



 


 
 

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