Dwarka – an important Hindu Pilgrimage site was the dwelling place of Shri Krishna. Marine excavations discovered the entire Dwarka city. There was a time when the sanctified city of Dwarka was the capital of the Empire of Shri Krishna. It is believed that Lord Krishna settled in Dwarka city after he left Mathura. This happened thousands of years back but the association of the city with Lord Krishna has given Dwarka its sacredness and thus millions of pilgrims are lured to this holy land. There are many tourist attractions in Dwarka.
Listed below are some of the major places to see during your tour to Dwarka, Gujarat:
Rukmini Hrid – This is one of the major Dwarka tourist attractions. There are 7 ponds, which are jointly called the “Rukmini Hrid”. This place is believed to destroy all the sins and bestow salvation. It is also said that by taking a dip at Rukmini Hrid, a man becomes powerful and is untied from the birth and death cycle.
Brahma Kund – Another popular tourist attraction in Dwarka is the Brahma Kund. Here the actual bathing takes place. It is believed that at the kund, nectar got mixed with the sacred Ganges water.
Somnath Temple – This temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Somnath means “The Protector of Moon God”. The temple is considered to be one of the major places to see in Dwarka.
Rukmini Devi Temple – It is a small but beautiful temple located at a distance of around 1.5 kms north of Dwarka town. The temple is an architectural bliss that you can’t afford to miss during sightseeing in Dwarka, India.
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