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Shree Dwarkadhish Temple

Dwarka, Gujarat 361335, India

Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures

About Shree Dwarkadhish Temple

also known as the Jagat Mandir and occasionally spelled Dwarakadheesh, is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Krishna, who is worshiped here by the name Dwarkadhish, or 'King of Dwarka'.The main shrine of the five-storied building, supported by 72 pillars, is known as Jagat Mandir or Nija Mandir, archaeological findings suggest it to be 2,000 - 2,200 years old.



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It is dedicated to Rukmini, Krishna’s chief queen. The temple is said to be 2,500 years old but in its present form it is inferred to belong to the 12th century. It is a richly carved temple decorated with sculptures of gods and goddesses on the exterior with the sanctum housing the main image of Rukmini.

Shri Shiv Jyotirling Shri Nageshwar Temple, Dwaraka16.46km from Shree Dwarkadhish Temple

Shri Shiv Jyotirling Shri Nageshwar Temple, Dwaraka is one of the temples mentioned in the Shiva Purana and is one of the twelve Jyothirlingas . this temple has a lot of history to say . Every day a lot of people come here to visiti this place.

Makardhwaj Hanuman Temple (Hanuman Dandi)31.1km from Shree Dwarkadhish Temple

This is a Hanuman temple located at the district of Devbhoomi Dwaraka. there is a statue of Hanuman's son Makardhwaj in front, while a statue of Hanuman is also installed nearby. The specialty of these two idols is that they do not have any weapon in their hands and are in blissful posture. This is a famous temple of this area and so many devotees and visitors visit this temple every day.

Vijay Vilas Palace73.9km from Shree Dwarkadhish Temple

This 20th-century summer palace was commissioned by Maharao Shri Khengarji III for his son Yuvraj Shri Vijayaraji, Made of red sandstones, the palace features every element of Rajput architecture and bears a striking resemblance to palaces of Orchha and Datia. Artisans from various parts of India, such as Rajasthan, Bengal and Saurashtra along with the Mistris and Suthars of Kutch were called upon for making of the palace.

Mandvi Beach75.46km from Shree Dwarkadhish Temple

Mandvi Beach is the closest to the town center, across the bridge to the east side of the river, then down the road past a place called Salaya, accessed from just near the Kashi-Vishvanath Temple (sometimes the beach is called Kashi-Vishvanath Beach.) Wind Farm Beach is 7 km west of town, named for the windmills that line it to generate electricity for the area. You can get fresh coconuts and other snacks, swim in very pleasant water, and enjoy a nice view of the coastline.

Sonkansari Temple90.15km from Shree Dwarkadhish Temple

Temple of Son Kasari is associated with the story of “sati”, built after Ghumli was destroyed due to the curse. This place is located southwesterly to the Navlakha temple on a hill summit. There is a nice pond in front of the temple. Around the Sonkansari pond, there is a large well with many temples. The larger ones consist of a square shrine with a long mandapa and the smaller ones of a cell and a porch. In recent, the mandapas have fallen.

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This is a distict in the state of Gujarat. This district was created by dividing Jamnagar district into two.