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Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple

Badgam

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Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple Overview

Ranked 3 of 66 sightseeing in Badgam

Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple is one of the main 12 Shiva temples in India. This temple is enshrined with the Jyotirlinga that is adorned with flowers, silver and gold adornments. Constructed in the Chalukya style, this temple stands about 155 ft tall and stone Kalash that weighs 10 tonnes is placed atop the main shikara.

According to the mythology, this temple was built in gold by Moon, but Ravana renovated it with silver. Later, Lord Krishna made this temple in wood and finally Bhima built it in stone. This temple has been destroyed by many foreign invaders, but finally it was renovated and opened for the Somnath devotees in 1995.
 

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 2-3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Night
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Jaimin Jani

Jaimin Jani5.0/5

4 reviews

Laser show was not as expected!

"Jyotirling Darshan" was cool. But the laser show was not as expected.