One of the most famous temples in Mathura, the Dwarkadhish or Dwarkadheesh temple is a holy pilgrim spot for Hindu devotees. Dedicated to Lord Krishna who moved from here to Dwarka to set up his kingdom, the Dwarkadhish temple in Mathura is visited by a large number of devotees every year. Lord Krishna is worshiped in the form of Dwarkadhish here which literally means “King of Dwarka”. The main deity in this temple is a black marble idol called Dwarkanath accompanied by a white marble deity of his counterpart Sri Radharani.
The Dwarkadhish temple in Mathura is believed to have been built in the year 1814 by a Krishna devotee named Seth Gokul Das Parikh, who was the treasurer of the then state of Gwalior. It has been appreciated for its brilliant architecture which consists of richly carved pillars and a lovely courtyard. The temple has a Rajasthani style entrance which elicits awe. Apart from the Dwarkanath and Sri Radharani idols, the temple complex has several other idols of other gods too.
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