About Dwarka Lighthouse
Catch the panoramic view of Dwarka's coast
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Best time to visit
Oct - Mar
2 - 3 Days
- Ideal for families
About Dwarka Lighthouse
A city very religious which offers sanctity to the people coming in it. A beacon for the pilgrims seeking divinity. The residing place of lord Krishna who led this society on a new path and enlightened the whole world with the knowledge of Bhagvad Geeta. The place which saw the flourishing, strong and prosperous Yadav dynasty. The land which nourished the future of the Yadav clan and stood witness to the carnage of the whole Yadav dynasty after the death of the almighty lord Krishna, Dwarka has seen much and still stands with the original settlement beneath the Arabian sea but a city nonetheless exists above the sea level. This city is one of the oldest cities that can there be in the whole world and has a very high importance in the lives of the Hindus as the city is mentioned in Char Dham as well as Sapt puri both and thus it is an important place of pilgrimage.
The city holds many temples and although foreign tourists are not attracted by the temples of the city they do flock to the city dur to the rich culture of the city and beach along with the special mention of the Dwarka lighthouse. Yes, the religious city also holds a lighthouse which does not have anything to do with the sanctity of the city. The lighthouse which has an area of 18000 sq. metres is one of the major tourist attractions in the city if the temples are taken aside. The Dwarka lighthouse is situated on the shores of the Arabian sea and the lighthouse is open for visitation between 4pm to 6pm with the prior permission of the attendant. The lighthouse provides a serene or a calm environment for the tourists and the pilgrims to sit and spend their evenings and rest.
The Dwarka lighthouse is situated on the Dwarka point on the Dwarka peninsula and the building is said to provide a panoramic view from the top. The lighthouse has a fixed sort of a light and it is situated above 70 feet or 21 metres above the sea level. The light from the Dwarka lighthouse has a maximum reach of about 16 kms and the lighthouse itself is 40 feet high and is situated about 107 metres from the point of highest sea level. There is a radio beacon provided in the Dwarka lighthouse which is powered by a renewable source of energy. The beacon uses photovoltaic cells to get power. The lighthouse has staff quarter, power house and inspection quarter and along with that a holiday home.
The Dwarka lighthouse is an ideal place where you can spend your evening watching the sunset.
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FAQ's of Dwarka
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No, entry to the lighthouse is free.
Yes, the lighthouse is open to the public between 4 pm and 6 pm.
The tower is about 43 metres in height.
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