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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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Temple is worth it to visit.

Located on the shores of the Arabian Sea, the Somnath Mahadev Temple is one of the 12 main Shiva shrines. The legendary treasures of the temple served a whole series of attacks... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Vladimir M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located on the shores of the Arabian Sea, the Somnath Mahadev Temple is one of the 12 main Shiva shrines. The legendary treasures of the temple served a whole series of attacks and plundering of the temple, beginning in 1026. The modern temple was built in 1947. There are very strict safety rules. Photographing inside is prohibited. Cameras and mobile,... More 

Thank Vladimir M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Somnath is quite far away from rajkot through motor able roads. The lord mahadev Jyotirlinga temple is glorious and absolutely peaceful on the bank of the sea. The temple and complex is very well maintained and built in a large area with a wide sea view. A place not only worth a visit but also worth to sit out and... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best place forever. Its a heaven of the earth and we feel very peacefully at here and its 1st jyortiling of the world and its a symbolic of victory on destroying

Thank Gohil H
Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very neat and high security. There is place behind temple from where you can view the sea. You can also sit there.

Thank 631ashok
Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had come without much planning here. It was 12 noon Aarti time. Very aesthetic environment with great decoration. People were enjoying Aarti even on TV screen. Must be seen this if you are coming here. Can have darshan at 6am or 7pm for same also. You can not keep Mobile, camera or belt and Remote keys also within temple... More 

Thank gaurav4321
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok Like a lot of temples there's rules They won't let u take anything in with you save money No leather belts, leather, no cameras No exposed shoulders - TAKE A scarf in any event I was almost refused with my friend due to sleeveless tops- had to Share a scarf!! Although tribes women with totally exposed backs were fine... More 

Thank Janath
New Delhi, India
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most anticipated place for me to go, I travelled there & felt the presence of SHIV nearby. Visit this place at least once in lifetime.

Thank deepkeshwar
Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needless to say any thing for this famous temple, I think every one knows about the popularity of the temple. The staff at Prasadam counters both in side temple and out side should be taught for courteous behavior.

Thank jogesh33
Bhiwadi, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for Hindu people, Even other can also visit as it is having great view of Sea. Temple is managed professionally and security system is great. Belt leather items and Mobile is not allowed, so better to keep all these at your hotel.

Thank Vinay S
Bhuj, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1st of Jyotir Linga has long history. The ambiance is very peaceful and the view of the sea makes it more heart touching. Spirituality and religiousness gives you the inner peace


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