First-timers Guide: 5 Things To Do in Dwarka

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Dwarka is considered as one of the holiest cities in the country and is visited by lakhs of devotees every year. The most famous temple of Dwarka is the Dwarkadish Temple, built more than 2500 years ago. However, this city has endless temples to visit, and each one has its own story to tell.

Filled with historical, as well as modern-day attractions, Dwarka city is a perfect fit for frugal travelers.

If it’s your first time visit, here are a few things you absolutely can’t miss.

Visit Dwarkadhish temple

Dwarkadhish temple (also known as Jagat Mandir) is one of the four pilgrimages which every Hindu is supposed to visit in his lifespan.

This temple is the main tourist attraction in Dwarika, and it’s not hard to see why. The walls are covered with meticulously beautiful carvings. However, the sad part is one cannot take pictures as mobile phones and camera are not allowed inside the temple.

Chill by the beach in Dwarka

Once done with the temple, you can visit Dwarika beach which is just 5minutes away from your first destination. Relax under the sun in the evening time, and it will feel like you’re having the best time of your life.

Ferry ride to Beyt Dwarika

Beyt Dwarika is an island, situated at a distance of 30 km from the main town. Tourists can hire a ferry (costs only Rs 10 for the ride) to visit Beyt Dwarka, which is just 5 km from Okha. This is the cheapest and most enjoyable form of transport, plus you get great pictures as well.

Vintage style walls and doors

Everything in Dwarika is vintage, from walls to doors and windows. Old things have a fantastic feel which can be expressed through photographs. Show off your photographic skills and click some Instagram worthy travel photos.

Also Read: Ancient Hindu Temples in Pakistan

Street shopping

Shopping in Dwarka is a favorite activity among tourists. Here you’ll find bandhni duppattas, colorful embroidered clutches, embellished footwear, ghagra cholis, and the prices are so low that you will be left surprised.

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