Dwarka (Listen) also spelled Dwarika, and Dwaraka, is a city and a municipality of Devbhoomi Dwarka district in the Gujarat state of India. Dwarka is one of the foremost Chardham four sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites,
and is one of the Sapta Puri seven most ancient religious cities in the country. Dwarka is often identified with the Dwarka Kingdom, the ancient kingdom of Krishna and is believed to have been the first capital of Gujarat. The Dwarkadhish Temple was built around 200 BCE and was enlarged in the 17th century. Prior to the reallocation of the districts, this city was part of Jamnagar district
Dwarka is mentioned as a golden city in many ancient Hindu texts like the Gita and Puranas. The city is built on the right bank of Gamut creek. Dwarka is an important pilgrimage center.