Dwarka Tour Packages include a whole lot of places of interest for the avid traveler. Owing to its mythological connotation linked with Lord Krishna, the city of Dwarka attracts a huge number of tourists in the form of the ones turning up with religious interest and others coming to broaden their quest for knowledge. A package Tour to Dwarka will stand you in good stead and give you an overall idea about the true essence of this temple town.
Places of Interest
Believed to have been erected by the grandson of Lord Krishna, the Dwarkadheesh Temple in Dwarka, is a five-storey building with seventy two pillars. At the juncture of river Gomti and the Arabian Sea, the Dwarkadheesh temple has its sanctum in Jagat Mandir which is marked by its high tower and the spacious hall. Moksha Dwara and Swarga Dwara are the two entrances to the temple.
The Rukmini Temple is another attraction amongst the Dwarka Tour Packages, built as a mark of respect to Rani Rukmini of Vidarbha,who was the wife of Shishupala but later gave her heart to Lord Krishna and fled with him.
This is the place where Lord Krishna is believed to have lived with his family. Numerous idols and images of Lord Krishna and his 56 associates adorn the place. Excavations at the site reveal traces of Harappan culture.
Nageswar temple, located amidst the island on river Ranmol, houses one of the rarest of the twelve shiv jyotirlingas. A sun temple can also be found in the premises. Also, Sharad Pith, the seat of the great Adi Shankaracharya, has researchers doing thorough work on the Sanskrit language.
The Gopi Lake, house many shrines, which can be associated with Arjun and Lord Krishna and different legends that is prevalent about them.
Events of Interest
Janmashtami is the major festival in Dwarka, usually falls around late August or early September every year. This occasion celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. A visit to the city during this season brings the package Tour to Dwarka to a full circle. The city is all lit up beautifully and the air is full of kirtans, bhajans and chantings all around.
- Budget Hotels (economic)
- Guest Houses (economic)
- Dharmashalas (economic)
Jamnagar, is the nearest airport to Dwarka. Railway station is on the Ahmedabad Okha broad gauge rail line. A network of bus services ply from Jamnagar to Dwarka.