Gomti Ghat Temple

The temple is home to Lord Shiva as the main idol of the devotees who throng the place for religious practices. Whole of the Gomti Ghat area is full of temples and shrines devoted to many Gods. Travelers can take a boat ride along the river-sides paying homage to the adjacent temples, both big and small. Taking a dip in the river is also considered very sacred and soulful. Well-constructed ghats are there for bathing purpose which is the main attraction in this side of the country.
Tourists can also visit the various temples that cluster the Dwarka area making it one of the most important travelling paradises in India. The Panchananda Temple, the Gomatiji Temple and the Samudra Narayan Temple are the most worshipped group of temples here. The Chakratirtha Ghat is the most famous among the 12 ghats that make up the river banks. The ghat is built in the form a stone chakra bringing in many devotees for a bath.

History

The Gomati River is considered as one of the holy rivers of the Hindus for its association with Lord Krishna. The Gomati Ghat temple is located ideally at the conjuncture where the Arabian Sea engulfs into the Gomti River. Taking a dip in this is considered very holy for the pious group. The Shiva temple is the main attraction here along with smaller shrines of Lord Krishna and Sudama.

How to reach

The Gomti Ghat Temple is situated on the banks of the river Gomti in the holy city of Dwarka, in Jamnagar district. Railway connections are also there from the gauge line connecting Dwarka to other cities via Ahmedabad and Jamnagar. Flight facilities are directly available from the domestic airport of Jamnagar.

Ideal Visiting Time

The temple area can be visited anytime of the year as it is always brimming with pilgrims but one can be assured of a grand reception and religious grandeur if visited during Janmashtami, which is the birthday of Lord Krishna. Dharamsalas and hotels are available in the region which is a tourist pilgrimage region in Gujarat.

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