10 Best Places to Visit Near Somnath Temple

Somnath, located in Gujrat is primarily famous for its temples and religious places. This religious city of Gujrat has a number of temples and tourist places to visit.

Top 10 Places to Visit in Somnath

Below is the list of 10 most popular tourist places in Somnath for Somnath sightseeing and religious places in Somnath.

  1. Somnath Temple
  2. Somnath Beach
  3. Triveni Ghat Somnath
  4. Lakshmi Narayan Mandir
  5. Gita Mandir
  6. Bhalka Tirth
  7. Shree Parshuram Temple
  8. Suraj Mandir
  9. Panch Pandav Gufa
  10. Kamnath Mahadev Temple

Somnath Temple

Best Places to Visit In Somnath
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Somnath Temple is a famous Hindu Temple, whose popularity is not limited to India only but tourist from all over the world visit this Temple every year. Somnath Temple is the first among the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Somnath Temple was destroyed 17 times and was reconstructed every time. Somnath Temple Aarthi and Abhishek timings – 7:00 am, 12:00 noon and 7:00 pm

Somnath Temple Opening & Closing Time
Opening Time: 6:00 am
Closing Time: 10:00 pm

Somnath Beach

Somnath Beach Gujrat

If you are looking for tourist places near Somnath, then Somnath Beach is the must visit place for entertainment, fun and relax. Mostly the Somnath Temple beach remains crowded by the devotees who come to worship at Somnath Temple. Swimming is not allowed in the Somnath Beach due to heavy waves that come in the beach. It looks beautiful in the evening, the scenic beauty all around, fresh air and complete relaxation. Families also visit this beach for a family holiday.

Somnath Beach Opening & Closing Time
Opening Time: 6:00 am
Closing Time: 7:00 pm

Triveni Ghat Somnath

Triveni Sangam Temple
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Triveni Ghat is one of the most popular Somnath tourist places which is also known as Triveni Sangam. The Ghat is situated near to Somnath beach and only 2kms from Somnath Railway Station. Here the three most famous rivers Hiran, Kapila and Saraswati meet and fall into the Arabian Sea. Triveni Ghat Somnath is an ancient and most religious place for Hindus which is known from the times of Ramayana and Mahabharata. A holy bath at Triveni Ghat has a lot of significance.

Lakshmi Narayan Mandir Somnath

Laxmi Narayan Mandir Somnath
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Lakshmi Narayan Mandir, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi is one of the famous temples in Somnath, Gujrat. Lakshmi Narayan Mandir is visited by thousands of devotees every year. There are 18 pillars in the temple on which the message of Krishna is incarnated in the form of Bhagwadgeeta. This temple is also called the replica of Lakshmi-Narayan temple of Badrinath. The modern architecture of Lakshmi Narayan Temple inspires and attracts the tourists.

Lakshmi Narayan Mandir Opening & Closing Time
Opening Time: 6:00 am
Closing Time: 7:00 pm

Gita Mandir Somnath

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Gita Mandir is situated on the banks of Triveni Ghat. Gita Mandir of Somnath is also known as Birla Madir. The Gita Temple has many unique paintings of Lord Krishna which is the main attraction of this temple. There is a small cave with the temple where Balaram ji left his earthly body.

Gita Mandir Opening & Closing Time
Opening Time: 6:00 am
Closing Time: 7:00 pm

Bhalka Tirth

Bhalka Tirth Somnath
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Bhalka Thirth in Somnath has its special importance and memory. This is the place where Lord Krishna was wounded by an arrow of the hunter Jara and after this Shri Krishna left the earth for heavenly adobe. Bhalka Thirth is about 4 km from the Somnath Temple. Devotees who come for darshan at Somnath Temple also prefer to visit Bhalka Thirth.

Shree Parshuram Temple

Shree Parshuram Temple
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Shree Parshuram Temple, just 2 km from Somnath Temple is located on the banks of Triveni Tirth. Shree Parshuram Temple is the temple of Lord Parashurama, which is also known as Shree Kshetra Parshuram. This temple celebrates the important Hindu events – Akshaya Tritiya, Ram Navami and Mahashivratri. The temple has three main structures which are sabhamandap, a central mandap and a garbhagriha.

Shree Parshuram Temple Opening & Closing Time
Opening Time: 5:00 am
Closing Time: 8:00 pm

Suraj Mandir

Suraj Temple Mandir in Somnath
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Suraj Mandir in Somnath is a temple dedicated to Sun God. This temple is situated near Triveni Sangam. The beautiful architecture of Suarj Mandir includes sculptures and figurines of lions, elephants and many other animals and birds.

Suraj Mandir Opening & Closing Time
Opening Time: 5:00 am
Closing Time: 9:00 pm

Panch Pandav Gufa

Panch Pandav Gufa

Panch Pandav Gufa is located near to Triveni Sangam Ghat, just 1.5km from Somnath Temple. Panch Pandav Gufa is also known as Hinglaj Mata Mandir temple which was dedicated to five Pandav Brothers. It is a narrow Cave, you have to bend down to cross the cave.

Panch Pandav Gufa Opening & Closing Time
Opening Time: 6:00 am
Closing Time: 6:00 pm

Kamnath Mahadev Temple

Kamnath Mahadev Temple Somnath
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Kamnath Mahadev Temple is an ancient temple which was built by King Mayurdhwaj around 200 years ago. The temple has a holy pond called Dudhiyu Talav and a bathing pool called as ‘Mahadev no Kund’. The temple also has a narrow cave called as Shankara Cave where Adi Shankaracharya meditated for years.

Kamnath Mahadev Temple Opening & Closing Time
Opening Time: 6:00 am
Closing Time: 6:00 pm

There are a few more popular places to visit near Somnath Temple that you can explore while your Somnath Trip.

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