Somnaths first temple is said to have existed 2000 years ago. Is. In 649 AD, King Maitre of Vallabhini built a second temple in place of the temple and renovated it.
How many days are enough for Somnath?
Three to four days are enough to cover all the major sightseeings like Dwarkadish temple, Gomti river, Nageshwar Jyotirling, Bet Dwarka, Rukmani Temple, Porbandar, Somnath temple, Sudama temple, attend the light and sound how Junagarh fort and so much more.
How can I plan for Somnath?
Enjoy a hot-served breakfast and pack your bags to drive to Somnath. On your way, you will visit Sudama temple and Kirti Mandir of Porbandar. As you reach, check-in at the hotel and after some rest, proceed to visit the Somnath Jyotirlingam, Geeta mandir and Bhalka Tirth.
Is one day sufficient for Somnath?
Yes one day is enough ,at least 12 hours if u wish to visit nearby places which take around 5-6 hours . For the main temple darshanas open at 600 with Balbhog aarti . Shringaar Aarti at 1045 am and temple closes at 1230 pm .
Where should I go first Dwarka or Somnath?
The journey from Somanath is about hours. Either visit the above temples or go for Bhet Dwarka.
Can we wear jeans in Somnath Temple?
There is no specific dress code, but Somnath being a historical Hindu temple and one of the Jyotirlinga, its suggested to avoid Shorts.
Which food is famous in Somnath?
Food of Somnath
Dairy products like Lassi, Buttermilk, Chaas, ice creams are popular and easily available. You can also try Gujarati snacks in the area like Dhokla, Khakra, Fafda, Sev, Khandvi and Khaman as well as sweets like Ghevar, Malpua, Shrikhand, Puran Poli and more.
Is Saree compulsory in Somnath Temple?
No. its not compulsory. You can wear salwar suit. Only shorts are not allowed there.
Can we bath at Somnath beach?
Along with world-famous Somnath Temple, Somnath Beach also forms an important part of the itinerary of a tourist visiting Gujarat. It is famous for its beautifully sparkling waves and long stretches of gray sands. Travelers can unwind here after a long day of sightseeing, although, swimming is not recommended.
Is Mobile allowed in Somnath?
Somnath temple is a high security area. You will be screened and frisked once at the time of entry and only frisked at the entrance of temple. No electronic items including mobiles, auto car keys etc are allowed. You are also not allowed to wear leather belt or carry your purse inside.
Darshan Timing is from AM to 1 PM. Aarti Timings : Morning = AM, 1 Noon, PM. Light And Sound Show Timing = PM To PM.