Beaches Near Somnath Temple


Beaches Near Somnath Temple

The Somnath Beach also forms an important part of the pleasure of a tourist visiting Gujarat, along with the world-famous Somnath Temple. It is famous for its long stretches of gray sands and beautiful waves. Here swimming is not recommended but the Travelers can spend their day after having Darshan of Somnath Temple. You would most probably find many joggers running along a path near the beach in early mornings and evenings. Here sunsets are very beautiful and they add a romantic touch to the end of your day.

Some of the major tourist attractions near Somnath Beach are Somnath Temple, Sasan Gir, Ahilya Mandir, Bakhla Tirth, and Triveni Tirth.

Somnath Temple is one of the most popular tourist attraction spots. According to myths and stories, the temple of Somnath was built in gold by Somraj, who is the moon god. It was later rebuilt with silver by Ravana. Then after some years the temple was rebuilt by Lord Krishna with wood. It is one of 12 Jyotirlinga dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Nature lovers can also go to Gir national park and wildlife sanctuary for bird watching and nature photography. You can also go to Veraval, the fishing port, to have little glimpse of fishing operation here. You can also buy handcrafted items like bags, ghagra cholis and clothes with zari work, and wall hangings from the local shops here.

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