Dwarka Beach & Lighthouse
#7 of 15 Places to Visit in Dwarka
Distance (From Dwarka Railway Station): 4 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Transportation Options: Cab / Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 1 km from Dwarkadhish Temple and 4 km from Dwarka Railway Station, Dwarka Beach is a sea beach located in Dwarka, Gujarat. Situated along the Arabian Coast, it is one of the popular beaches in Gujarat and well-known Dwarka Tourist Places.
Known for its turquoise waters and white sand, this beach is really worth visiting. It is the best place to relax and take a refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of the city life. This beach is situated in the close proximity to many temples. The Dwarka Beach is neat and clean that provides a serene and calm environment for the tourists and the pilgrims to sit and spend their evenings. Visitor can also see a large number of sea birds at the beach.
The beach also holds a lighthouse and is one of the major tourist attractions in the city if the temples are taken aside. This 43 meter tower was constructed in 1962 on the western most part of Saurashtra Coast called Rupen Creek. Later an RCC baffle wall was introduced in 1964 for the introduction of sound horns equipment and vibrators to work as fog signals. A Racon of Marconi origin was installed on the tower in 1978. Even today this light house is a big landmark for sailors and one can clearly see its powerful flashes from Dwarka City in the evenings. The light from the Dwarka lighthouse is visible up to 16 km. The Dwarka lighthouse is open for visitor in the evenings but one need to get prior permission from the attendant. One can get a panoramic view of Dwarka and the coastline of Arabian Sea from the top of the lighthouse.
Timings: 4 PM - 6 PM