If we dig down in the mythology, we can find a lot of evidence that most of the things that we are either told by our elders or whatever is written in the holy books are all true. We all are well-aware of Hindu mythology and the holy books telling us the history. Be it Mahabharata or Ramayana, we can connect with them quite easily. Giving us the highlights of our golden past, these holy books are worshiped and followed by everyone. In India, almost every city is related to something or the other event that has happened in the past, like we all know about the war between Kauravas and Pandavas i.e., Mahabharata, the war that happened between brothers and has a great significance in the history and has given us some great lessons of life. The war was considered to happen in Kurukshetra, which is now a small town in the state of Haryana. Similarly, Rameshwaram is the city which is related to Ramayana, and there are lot more facts about the many other cities that have witnessed our glorious past.
Dwarka is another city located in the state of Gujarat and known for its beautiful shrine of Lord Krishna.The place is among the Char Dham pilgrimage in the Hindu culture, one of the most pious places. Dwarka means a door to heaven or Moksha. There is a great history behind this city, which goes as when Lord Krishna left Mathura, he started his empire in Dwarka, and it is also said that when he died, the city got submerged in the sea.The city was rebuilt 6 times and the current city is the 7th city. Even the archaeologists are finding the reasons behind this. The city is quite popular for its beautiful Dwarkadheesh temple, which is dedicated to Lord Krishna.There are lot more such temples, but this holds a great place in the history. Not just temples, the city is quite famous for its PatolaSarees, bandhani Fabric, hand embroidered handicraft items and pearl-studded footwears.Well, it is totally a shoppers’ delight. The best time to visit is January to March and then October to December.
When planning to visit Dwarka, don’t miss on visiting Somnath, there are numerous exciting offers available for DwarkaSomnath Tour Package. The beautiful Somnath temple is also located on the Western coast of Gujarat. This place also has a great importance in the cultural history of India. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple is believed to be the first among the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva. Also, the temple is destroyed and reconstructed many times, and finally, the current one was built. It is one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in India and has a lot to offer when it comes to the ancient history of India. The beautiful architecture of the temple is bliss to the eyes and a great art piece for the art lovers.
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