Shree Krishna came here from Mathura along with some Yadav families and establishes his own empire Dwarka. That was the legend but science proved it partially. Scientists researched on that and have found some facts.Dwarka is derived from 'Dwar', a door, and in ancient times its flourishing port was considered to be the gateway to the main land. As 'Ka' means 'Brahma' meaning, gateway to Moksha. It is called Dwarkamati.
Believed that due to damage and destruction by the sea, Dwarka has submerged six times and modern day is the seventh one. It is held in such a high esteem as a place of Hindu pilgrimage that it is considered to be one of the four principle holy places, it is also known as Mokshapuri. And as they say that ‘there are five jewels in Saurashtra, namely rivers, women, horses, Somnath temple and fifth one is the darshan of the idol of Hari.
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