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Somnath Mahadev Temple

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Address: Prabhas Patan, | Near Veraval City, Somnath, India
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+91 79 2322 2523

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Mesmerizingly Grand

The first Jyothirling temple I visited which is maintained well. Its clean and serene. One can go for darshan anytime without any limitations to time and number of visits... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The first Jyothirling temple I visited which is maintained well. Its clean and serene. One can go for darshan anytime without any limitations to time and number of visits made. Please try and catch the sunrise or sun set. We could not witness the sound show as it was under maintenance. The show is in the evening and has an... More 

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Gandhinagar, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Peaceful once you step inside the sanctum. One of the first and biggest jyotirling out of 12 jyotirlings. Awestruck by the site of the sea from the temple premises.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One feels blessed to see the Jyotirling The exquisite craftsmanship of artisans to build a place of worship for Lord Shiva is worth a visit. Arabian Sea roars and splashes on the high walls of the temple. Parvathy temple is in a dilapidated state withstanding numerous attacks by plunderers, but its still worth visit. There are also Ganesh and Hanuman... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Must Visit Temple in Gujarat of Somnath Mahadev. Safety, cleanness, security, accommodation, beach, Transport everything is very goof

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Ankleshwar, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited somnath temple on mahashivratri day. We started from ahmedabad at around 11.30pm and reached gir forest at 7.00am.completed gir forest trip and then went to book surbhi hotel in somnath. After taking bath we started for somnath temple around 1km from hotel. It was heavily crowded. Do remember NOT to carry phone ,belt etc while going to the temple.... More 

Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple is on the banks of Sea, it is very beautiful and well maintained. Security is very tight to protect from terrorists. Google and read the history before your visit. That will help you appreciate the current state of the temple and also the Hindu belief of non-violence.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the jyothirlingas. the temple has been destroyed 17 times and the current version built in the 1950s is the grandest one. it looks quite grand for a shiva temple. the linga is quite large and magnificent. aarti at mornings and evenings are divine. the garden around the temple with seating and sea views are very relaxing.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple took a number of attacks by invaders , but it's a well maintained and well administered structure now. It's a must visit place for all age groups!! The location of this temple is just perfect where you can enjoy the view of the vast sea....

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We Visited Somanth in Nov.2015 During Diwali period, We reached Somnath by around 6:30PM and had stay at Somnath Trust Guest House (Rs.500/-). We decided to have some street food. so we had some Pavbhaji, Dosa & Chinese food. Temple is open from 6:00 AM to 9:30PM, so before returning to room we took darshan of shree Somnath Mahadev. Next... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somnath temple is an important piligrimage and tourist center in Gujarat. It is believed to be the first among the twelve Jyotirlingas, Built in the Chalukya style, this temple has seen several destruction and reconstruction. Due to security reasons, no electrical equipment (not even mobile phones), metals, big bags are not allowed into the temple. Lockers are made available to... More 

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