Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple

Why?
  • The first among the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of the god Shiva.
  • Somnath means "The Protector of (the) Moon god".
  • Known as "the Shrine Eternal", having been destroyed many times by Islamic kings and rulers.
  • Even after being invaded time and again by foreign rulers, the temple has maintained its importance, sanctity and the faith people have in it.
  • The present temple is built in the Chalukya style of temple architecture or Kailash Mahameru Prasad Style.
Location
  • 1.7 km from Somnath Railway Station
Timing
  • 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.  
  • Aarti Timings : 7 a.m. , 12 p.m. , 7 p.m.
Entrance Fee
  • Free
Restaurants nearby
  • Paras Bhojnalay (1.8 km)
  • Local eateries available
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