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Somnath Mahadev Temple, Somnath

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Somnath Mahadev Temple is the first of twelve temples where, as legend has it, Shiva appeared as a fiery column of light to prove his supremacy in the Hindu pantheon. This temple, which dates from 1951, features curved pyramidal forms and elaborate carvings. The main shrine with nearly 15 m (50 ft) tall shikhara (main spire) towers over the vast courtyard. Look for Deep Stambha--the tower on the embankment--and see the arrow marking the invisible line that points directly at the South Pole. To visit Somnath Mahadev Temple and get the most from your holiday in Somnath, create itinerary details personal to you using our Somnath vacation trip planner.
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  • good ambiance and spacious too.attended for harathi ,well organised than dwarka.for harathi please sit near the central railing so you can get good view. 
  • It is a pilgrimage near sea shore. All information about temple is available on their website. Sharing information,1km from Somnath railway station is the temple. Auto would take around Inr 50- Inr.70...  more »
  • One of the best managed temple administration i have come across in India.. Very neatly maintained temple and they have managed to keep the sanctity of the temple intact.. From the morning aarti to th...  more »
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  • Lovely temple of "Lord Shiv". It is situated just at the bank of the "Arabian sea". Just at the side of the temple, there is "light show" which is shown everyday at around 8:00pm. This is the new temple of Lord Shiva which was built so that the visitors can worship the idol without pushing each other & creating a mess during month of "Shravan". The original Somnath temple present just side of this temple. It's very small, less spacious to worship for which the new temple was built.
  • It's both lively and lovely place. The first of the 12 sacred Jyotirlingas, Somnath is worshipped by devotees all over India and abroad. The temple is being destructed many times by the West Asian invaders, but the reconstruction have always happened and hence the divine power have proved it right "the power of construction is far greater then the power of destruction". The sea shore brings in some cool breeze in the evening and with all the illumination the place become even more happening soon after the dusk.
  • Sagar Darshan Dinning Hall B/H somnath Temple nice launch Dinners
  • JAY SOMNATH... FEEL THE PRESENCE OF SUPREME POWER AND GLORY, DON'T MISS 7 PM AARTI YOU WILL NEVER FORGET IN LIFE. MUST BE VISITED AGAIN AND AGAIN IN LIFETIME. PRABHAS - A HOLY PLACE WHERE LORD SOMNATH EXISTS. A HOLY PLACE OF LORD KRISHNA'S MAHA PRAYAN. ON WEST COAST OF ARABIAN SEA, NO LAND TILL SOUTH POLE OF EARTH. THE JYOTIRLINGA THE SHIKAR AND THE MOON SET IN ONE LINE ON KARTIKI PURNIMA NIGHT. SYMBOL OF VICTORY OF DEVELOPMENT OVER DISTINCTION. THE SOUND OF ARABIAN SEA WIND AND SOMNATH PRASHASTHI WILL LAST FOR EVER IN YOUR HEART ❤. PURIFY YOU WITHIN... I WISH TO BE THERE AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN TO REALISE FLAME OF JYOTIRLING. JAY SOMNATH💘
  • You must visit this place at once in your life. Its wonderful and feeling lively. Har har mahadev.🙌