Trips and Itineraries for Somnath
A Pilgrimage To Somnath and Dwarka, Gujarat
The Somnath temple is a sight to behold....
Exploring Gujarat! Ahmadabad, Somnath & Dwarka
Places seen- Ahmedabad, Somnath, Dwarka....
Top Places To Visit in Somnath 19 Spots
This temple happens to be a landmark in the state of Gujarat and can be found around 5 kilometres away from Junagadh. It also happens to be one among the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. As the legend goes, Lord Krishna is said to have embarked on his final journey from this very place. The name Somnath is also mentioned in the Rig Veda, epics and other Hindu scriptures as well. The temple was first built using gold and then rebuilt in silver by Ravana. Over the course of time, this temple has been rebuilt numerous times and has seen invasion by Muslim invaders about sixteen times. This causes it to be called the Shrine Eternal.