» Prabhas Patan Museum : The museum houses art treasures of
various periods from Somnath Gujarat.
» Triveni Tirth : The Triveni tirth is an important place
of pilgrimage, specially to immerse ashes and pray for dear departed.
» Veraval Beach : 4 kms from Somnath, Veraval has a
picturesque fishing harbour. The Veraval beach is a good place to relax,
with benches and a jogging path.
» Bakhla Tirth : A short distance from the Somnath temple
is Bakhla Tirth, where Lord Krishna was hit by accident by an arrow of a
» Surya Mandir : The Sun temple of Prabhas Patan has a
sabha mandap, sanctum sanctoruim and intricate carvings. Next to the
temple is the Pandav Gufa, a cave associated with the 5 Pandawas, with
mosaics of lord Ganesh and other religious art.
» Ahilya Mandir : This cream colour domed temple was
commissioned by the famous queen, Ahliyabhai Holkar of Malwa.
Plan Your Trip:
Gujarat Somnath temple can be visited and explored in 2 days. The adjacent
areas also can be covered within that time.
The climate in Gujarat ranges from humid in the coastal areas to
extremely hot in areas like Kutch. Summers are extremely hot &
winters are extremely cold. The best time to visit Gujarat is October
» Air: Gujarat has 10 domestic airports apart from an
international airport at Ahmedabad. There are daily flights to Mumbai,
Delhi and other cities from Ahemedabad. Other airports are at Vadodara,
Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Surat, Jamnagar, Kandla, Keshod, Porbandar and Rajkot.
Most of the domestic airlines operate out of Ahmedabad connecting it to
rest of the country.
» Rail: Gujarat has a good railway network that not only
connects the state internally but connects the state to other places in
India also. Click for from Ahmedabad
» Road: Gujarat has a better road network than most of the
other Indian states and they are in a fairly good condition. The total
road length in the state is 73,397 km by the end of 1999-2000, out of
which 1,572 km is the share of National Highway, making the state easily
accessible. The Gujarat State Transport Corporation and private
operators operate regular buses to all the major destinations of the
state from most of the larger cities.