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Forts and Monuments in Dwarka

Dwarka is a holy place with its roots attached to Lord Krishna. Besides this place's several temples and beaches, the forts and monuments in Dwarka are worth a visit. People from all walks of life travel to these Dwarka forts and monuments steeped in history. The historical significance of Dwarka has earned it a place among the 12 cities of cultural importance that ASI shall develop under the heritage development scheme.

Amongst the forts and monuments in Dwarka, a name to reckon with is the Lighthouse. On your visit to this Lighthouse in Dwarka, you will be mesmerized by its fascinating history. The Sabha Mandapa in Dwarka is also an admired tourist spot.

So next time you are in Dwarka, visit the below-mentioned forts and monuments whose tales and architectural beauty will remain etched in your mind for a long time.

Here are the top Forts and Monuments in Dwarka

  • Lighthouse

Set about 2 km from Dwarka’s center, the Lighthouse is a must-visit sunset spot. The Lighthouse is a 43 m tall tower with an incredible architectural build that impresses visitors. The oil-lamp version was launched in 1886, and the modern light-bulb Lighthouse was launched between 1960 and 1962.

Mr. Raj Bahadur inaugurated the light tower on 15th July 1962. And by 1988, Lighthouse had a radar that included fog-sensing signals via sounds and vibration. But remember that visitors are not allowed inside the Lighthouse, which is a bummer.

Besides all this, the Lighthouse is one of the best monuments in Dwarka, as it has the Suryamukhi Ganesh Temple behind it.

Want to know more? Read here about Lighthouse.

  • Sabha Mandapa

A 12th-century multi-pillared architectural marvel, Sabha Mandapa is a famous monument in Dwarka. There are 60 pillared sanctums here with about 2,500-year-old scriptures. This is quite fascinating to history buffs. If you are one, a visit here is a must.

The architecture of Sabha Mandapa is awe-inspiring and will captivate you. Along with the architecture, you will enjoy the location's natural beauty through the temple’s windows, also called jharokhas.

Want to know more? Read here about Sabha Mandapa.

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