Somnath Tourism

3.5 / 5 Heritage

Ideal Duration : 1-2 days Best Time : September to March
Visit 16 Places
"The town of the Lord of the Moon" Somnath Tourism Somnath, literally meaning 'lord of the moon' is a pilgrim center and is home to one of the 12 Jyotirlingas. It is a town which derives much of its identity from the mythology, religion, and legends that surround it. Primarily a temple town, Somnath is a place where a strong scent of religion and legends lingers around tourism and even daily life. Its spiritual environment is ornamented by the huge number of temples in the area, however, Somnath also offers beaches, museums and other attractions. While the Somnath temple and Somnath beach are the primary places to visit here, Gita Mandir, Balukha Tirtha, Kamnath Mahadev Temple, Somnath Museum are some of the other places that one can visit. Download Somnath PDF Guide > What's Great? The place can provide you spiritual enlightenment. What's not so Great? Less options for those who are not inclined towards spirituality. For Whom Somnath provides a good experience for those who like visiting temples and interested in mythology and history.

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More information about Somnath All the temples in Somnath, especially the main Somnath temple and the Panch Pandava Gufa temple, have some historical and mythological stories associated with them. Like the Somnath temple has faced destruction by the foreign invaders like the Turks, the Portuguese and the Mughals or that the Panchapandava Cave temple is believed to be having the powers of Shiva which were invoked by the Pandavas after days of prayers when they were in exile. The local people can tell you many such fascinating stories. So, do take time to engage with them and get as many stories out of them as possible

Itinerary Reach Somnath by noon time, have lunch and take some rest. You can set out from your hotel around 4:00 PM and start visiting all the nearby temples starting with the Panch Pandava Gufa temple and ending it with the Somnath temple. After visiting the temple you can relax on the beach and watch the sunset.

Sep-Maris the best time to visit Somnath September to March are the best months to visit Somnath, as the winters are quite cool and you must try to skip hot summer months. Weather in Somnath Loading... Somnath in Summer (March - June) Summers tend to get very hot and you may get tired very easily because of the heat if you're visiting Somnath during summers. Somnath in Monsoon (July - September) Somnath experiences light to medium monsoon. However, it will decrease your mobility and is not a suitable time for sightseeing. Somnath in Autumn (October) This is the best time to visit Somnath as there is no rain, it is not extremely cold or hot. The weather is very pleasant during this time. Somnath in Winter (November - February) It starts getting cold by the end of October and the coldest months are December and January when the temperature goes down to 10 degrees Celcius at the early hours. However, it's never bitterly cold so you can enjoy the cool weather if you have just a jacket or a sweater. Monthly Weather in Somnath Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C) January 15 29 February 18 32 March 21 34 April 25 36 May 27 37 June 29 36 July 27 31 August 26 29 September 26 32 October 23 33 November 19 33 December 18 32

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