Takheteshwar Temple


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Takheteshwar Temple Overview

Ranked 2 of 20 sightseeing in Bhavnagar

The Takheteshwar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is visited by thousands every day. The temple was built in 1893 under the patronage of Maharaja Takhtasinhji and was named after him. Built on the top of a hillock, tourists can view the whole city and the Gulf of Khambat from the temple premise.

The temple along with its whole complex is made of white marble. Tourists mainly visit the temple to worship Lord Shiva, though the site is also famed as a picnic spot. The architectural design of the temple focuses mainly on the late 19th century architectural style. Tours are also made to Mahuva, a town located near the temple.

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10th Mar 17

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
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V J4.3/5

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Very beautiful. On the top of a little mountain. We can see the Bhavnagar city from the temple. It's temple of Lord Shiva. Also very good place for spending time with special one.

Hardik Makwana

Hardik Makwana4.3/5

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Awesome place,can enjoy the whole day

An awesome place of Bhavnagar, I think if are in visiting to Bhavnagar should go for Takhteshwar Temple. It is a religious place having awesome sightseeing also nice windy conditions which can make you very relax. You can enjoy there whole day except noon of sunny day.

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