Dwarkadhish Temple

Why?
  • Also known as the Jagat Mandir and occasionally spelled "Dwarakadheesh“.
  • A Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, who is worshipped here by the name Dwarkadhish, or 'King of Dwarka'.
  • The main shrine of the 5-storied building, supported by 72 pillars, is known as Jagat Mandir or Nija Mandir, archaeological findings suggest it to be 2,200 - 2,000 years old.
  • The Dwarkadhish Temple is a Pushtimarg temple, hence it follows the guidelines and rituals created by Shree Vallabhacharya and Shree Vitheleshnathji.
  • Lord Krishna's grandson, Vajranabha, is said to have built the original temple of Dwarkadhish over the hari-griha (Lord Krishna's residential place).
Location
  • 2.2 km from Dwarka Railway Station
Timing
  • 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Entrance Fee
  • Free
Restaurants nearby
  • Local eateries available
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