Other Historical sites

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Hub(s) : Junagadh

General

  • The Daityusudan shrine, with an image of Vishnu from the 7th century AD.
  • The Mahakali temple, near the temple of Somnath, built by Maharani Ahalyabai Holkar of Indore in 1783 AD.
  • On the way from Somnath to Bhalkatirth, the sacred shrine of  Shashibhushan, where the moon god Soma performed a yagna to expiate his sins.

How to get there

By road: Somnath is 79 km from Junagadh and 25 km from Chorwad. State transport buses and private luxury coaches connect various centres of Gujarat to Somnath.

By rail: Somnath is located 6 km from the nearest railway station at Veraval.