Places to Visit in Somnath
Shree Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple, Somnath Beach, Panch Pandav Gufa, Prabhas Patan Museum, Surya Mandir, Kamnath Mahadev Mandir & Sarada Math, Gita Temple & many more.
Somnath, a quaint little town in Gujarat whose name translates to “Lord of the Moon” brims with several ancient temples that have a strong mythological connection to Hinduism. Despite the fact that one will stumble upon a temple every few metres he walks, there are many fascinating tourist places in Somnath that interest travellers of all likes.
Shree Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple which is the first of the twelve jyotirlingas is present here. Somnath is considered as the place where Lord Krishna spent the last minutes of his human form and pilgrims can live back those days by visiting the places like Bhalka Tirth, Triveni Sangam, Gita Mandir, and, Dehotsarg Teerth where Lord Krishna finally embarked Neejdham. And if you are that person who loves to go on a temple hop tour, you can spend days in this holy town exploring its magnificent temples and the rich heritage associated with it.
Though Somnath is basically a temple town, pilgrims can give themselves a break from the temple tour by enjoying a laid back evening at Somnath Beach. Another interesting place in Somnath is the Prabhas Patan Museum that has an interesting collection of sculptures and sacred waters collected from various parts of the world.