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Somnath Travel Guide

Somnath is located in Saurashtra region on the western coast of Gujarat State of India. Somnath is famous tourist destination for various attractions such as Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple, Old Somnath Temple, Parasuram Temple, Panch Pandav Gufa, Balukha Tirtha, Suraj Mandir, Junagadh Gate, Kamnath Mahadev Temple, Gita Mandir, Lakshminarayan Temple, Triveni Ghat and many more sites with distinct features.

Amongst all of them main importance is given to Somnath Temple because it is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva which are considered to be very holy and each of the twelve Jyotrilinga is considered to be the manifestation of the Lord Shiva. It is also one of the oldest and most revered temples of India and finds its reference in the most ancient texts like Shreemad Bhagavat, Skandpuran, Shivpuran and Rig-Veda which signifies the importance of this temple as one of the most celebrated pilgrimage sites or Tirthdham.

To reach somnath nearest Airport is Diu Airport, Somnath is well-connected through Rail transport from major cities and one can easily get regular busses from major cities.

Tourist Attractions in Somnath

  • Somnath Temple