Somnath Temple, Somnath
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
Stop at Somnath Temple and observe the structure's impressive Chalukya-style architecture. Standing on an ancient holy site where the moon god Soma reputedly bathed, the temple has undergone destruction and reconstruction several times over millennia; the most recent instantiation dates from 1947. Observe the temple's unique Shiva linga, believed to be one of 12 Jyotirlingas in the country, each placed where Shiva reputedly appeared in a column of fire. Be aware when exploring that cameras and phones are not permitted within the temple. Add Somnath Temple and other attractions to your Somnath trip itinerary using our Somnath trip itinerary planner.
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A very sacred place!! This is a newly built temple about 65 years ago. Very nice and clean. Shivlinga of Lord Shiva & Aarti will surely attract any body. Has lot of green area. Built on the seashore, ... read more »
The temple is so fabulous with all it's architecture and calm environment. It is surrounded by sea on three sides so you can enjoy watching sea waves and fishing boats on an early morning (with telesc... read more »
Sea waves look awesome when they reach somnath temple wall. It looks like sea is worshipping lord shiva. Must watch temple
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