Somenath

The shore temple of somnath is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Located in Veraval, it offers a holy pilgrimage, beach holiday and a number of places of historic importance. Sardar Patel commissioned the present incarnation of the temple in the 1950s. The temple has imposing architecture and a beautiful sight facing the blue expanse of the Arabian Sea. A short distance from Somnath temple is Bakhla Tirth, where Lord Krishna was said to have been struck by the stray of a Bhil Tribal.

Getting There:

Rail: There are trains from Ahmedabad to Veraval.

Road: Somnath is 405 km from Ahmedabad. Private Luxury buses and Gujarat State Transport Service buses are available from Ahmedabad and other cities of Gujarat.

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