One interesting fact that the localites told us about the temple was that on Mahashivratri, the sea would recede behind the temple and the path to the temple would be absolutely dry.
From there, I was taken to a Gayatri Mahapeeth temple and a Shri Siddheshwar Mahadev Temple. Well, there’s nothing i remember about the temples. Not even the names; I had to go through the pictures to get the names. Well apart from the two temples, I might have been shown more temples but nothing spectacular about them.
Then finally the autorickshaw fellow left us at Dwarkadheesh, the main temple. One of the four main temples, a hindu should visit before he dies. Legend has it that after Lord Krishna relinquished his kingdom at Mathura, he came and settled in Dwarka. As he would leave Dwarka later on, the kingdom would collapse into the sea.
So we enter the Dwarkadheesh, a beautiful structure with intricate carvings. So the Aarti was going on with heavy drum beats.
I do not remember what the idols looked like or which all idols were there. Obviously, there had to be Krishna. But it was a great feeling, nonetheless, one that I do remember. So once the temple was over, we had a walk besides the Gomti Ghat. The Gomti River meets the sea behind the temple. The Ghat is situated at the confluence. So after a trip down the Ghat, I would head for lunch and then to the hotel for an hour long nap. After which, we had to leave for Bet Dwarka.