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There are thousands of temples in India and each temple has its own rich history and purpose. People from every part of the country visit these holy places and seek the blessings of God. Like other cities of India, Dwarka also has many famous temples that are visited by millions of people every day. Let's take a look at some of the temples in Dwarka that you must visit:
Dwarkadish Temple: Also known as Jagat Mandir, Dwarkadish Temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and boasts Chalukya styled architecture. This holy structure is more than 2000 years old and showcases mesmerising sculptural detailing. There are other shrines present within the temple as well dedicated to Subhadra, Balarama and Revathy, Rukmini, Vasudeva, and many others.
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple: There are a total of 12 famous self-existing temples in India, and Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple is one of them. The temple has a beautiful and giant statue of Lord Shiva. Tourists from all around the country visit this temple to take blessings from the Lord. You can visit this temple during Shivratri when the temple is the hub of festivities.
Rukmani Temple: This amazingly carved temple is believed to be built in the 12th century. It is dedicated to Lord Krishna's wife Rukmani Devi. The structure is not gigantic but boasts awe-inspiring and spectacular architectural work. You can find paintings on the walls depicting Lord Krishna with Rukmani Devi.
Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Mandir: More than 5000 years old, this ancient temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is built around a self-manifested Shivaling. Every year, the temple gets submerged in the sea during monsoons. The devotees believe it to be a natural Abhishekam. Thousands of devotees visit this temple every day to witness its beauty.
Swami Narayan Mandir: Dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan, an avatar of Lord Vishnu, this temple is located very close to the Dwarkadish Temple. Though the structure was built very recently, the architecture is simply a treat to the eyes. It is believed that the shrine possesses a divine vibe that can bring peace and calmness to a hassled mind.
So, pack your bags and start your journey towards the divine. Book your stay at Ginger Dwarka and enjoy a comfortable stay while indulging in the devotion.