Question: When was the first archaeological investigation of Dwarka?

The modern Dwarka is today one of the seven sacred towns of Hinduism, visited each year by pilgrims worshiping Krishna. The search for its submerged part began in the 1930s, and the first archaeological excavation took place in 1963.

Who excavated Dwarka?

A proposal submitted to the government by Dr S.R. Rao, renowned marine archaeologist, who led the underwater investigations is collecting dust for over four years now.

Who designed Dwarka?

It was built by Raja Jagat Singh Rathore, hence it is called Jagat Mandir. The temple, facing west, is at an elevation of 12.19 metres (40.0 ft) above mean sea-level. It is conjectured that this temple location is 2,500 years old and is where Krishna built his city and a temple.

Who was the first king of Dwarka?

Lord Krishna Lord Krishna is referred to as Dwarkadish as he was the King of Dwarka. Lord Krishna is the presiding deity of Dwarkadish temple. Original temple at this temples site is said to have been built by Krishnas great grand son Vajra which was ruined over time. Current structure is a 16th century temple.

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