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Somnath Mahadev Temple

Address: Prabhas Patan, | Near Veraval City, Somnath, India
Phone Number: 91-79-23222523
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Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Somnath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

-----Once ruined by attackers today SOMNATH MAHADEV again standing in heights and telling a story with pride that somethings can not be ruined---on the bank of Arabian sea this temple is rich in architecture and its location-Prabhas Patan was a main hub of business years ago when the Great ancient somnath mahadev temple exist there---years and years passed today Prabhas... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Serenity and quiteness of the place has its effect on mind and body. It was wonderful experience. One must go there to feel it.

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Nagpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Their was not too many people and we could have a quiet and peaceful darshan. The temple is very beautiful.

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Somnath Mahadev Temple located on the very edge of Gujarat landmass stretching into arabian sea sets the visitor in a time lapse mode. The temple is among the oldest in india and is significant pilgrimage point for the Shaivaite followers of Hinduism. One of the 12 major Shiva temples is in Somnath. Its Maha-abhishek aarti on Shivratri and Ganesh Chaturthi... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Somnath Mahadev temple is among the few Jyotirlingas that is a must visit for the Hindu devotee. There are two temples to visit - one old original legacy and the other grand and symbolic for the place that is nearly 40 years old i understand. We visited the temple for darshan around 7.00 PM. The sanctum that is home to... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We took an extra day at Gir, to visit the Somnath temple, near Veravel. It is about 1.5hr drive from Sasan Gir. Great architecture and the location right on the seafront made the trip worth the while. It leaves a sense of peace and tranquility.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Historical temple, which was destoryed number of times in past by different Mugal Kings and was then every time rebuilt. Now, the temple is standing on large complex, completely renovated and rebuilt under leadership of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Every day during night, a light and sound show is conducted, which gives brief of history of this temple and interesting facts.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Its a Jyotirlinga - the Somnath Temple of Gujarat. But that's not the only thing about it. It is one of most marvelous buildings around. With sea kissing the boundaries of recently developed temple and God Sun setting and rising in, its definitely a place to spend time at. Sit in silence and hear the sea waves touching, bells of... More 

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We visited the Somnath temple on our way to Sasan Gir from Jamnagar. The temple is really beautiful and inspires awe.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The Mahadev temple comes first in the Jyotirlinga Shloka and thus has the pride of place in the the Hindu pantheon. But one should not rue the irony of the fact that this place doesn't have the original idol at all. History is witness to the fact that this temple was looted by the invading Muslims time and again. Each... More 

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