Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Somnath:-Latest and useful Informations of Famous Tourist Places with Best Hotels of Somnath, Gujarat

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Are you planning to travel holy place, Somnath? In this travel guide, you can see several important informations of best hotels and famous tourist places of Somnath. Somnath Temple is situated at Saurashtra district in Gujarat. Surashtra is located on the Arabian Sea coast of Western Indian state of Gujarat. The peninsula of this city is bounded on the south and south-west by the Gulf of Kutch and on the east by the Gulf of Khambhat. Somnath Temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas situated in this city. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The meaning of Somnath is Lord of the Soma an epithet of Shiva. This temple is an important pilgrimage and tourist spot. Saurashtra city has beautiful natural surroundings.

Map of Saurastra in highlighted part

Yearly Average Weather
Summer:- March to June  Temperature:- Mini-22c  Maxi-40c
Monsoon:- Mid-June to September Rainfall:-1000mm
Winter  :- November to February  Mini-15c Maxi-32c (Very pleasant  in winter days)
Best Visiting Time:- October to March

How to travel

By Air:- Keshod is the nearest airport of  Somnath Temple. It is located at around 55 km away from Somnath temple. It is a domestic airport connected to Mumbai. Flights from this airport at regular intervals to Mumbai. After reaching Keshod airport you can easily avail of any local means of transportation like bus or else hire a car to reach Somnath. The other nearest airports from Somnath is at 118 km away from Porbandar Airport, 164 km away from  Rajkot Civil Airport and 339 km away from Chchtrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai.

By Railway:- Veraval Railway Station is located at 7 km away from Somnath. This railway station is  linked by Ahmedabad Railway Station well connected to major cities of Indian states. Somnath Express train is a special train runs from Ahmedabad to Veraval. From Veraval Station you can take a bus or hire a car or auto to reach Somnath.

By Road:- Somnath has a good network of roads connected to the different major places in the state of Gujarat. It is 400 km away from Ahmedabad, 85 km away from Junagadh, 122 km away from Porbandar, 266 km away from Bhavnagar and 889 km away from Mumbai.

Famous Tourist Places:- There are several famous tourist places in Saurashtra, Indian state of Gujarat Such as Somnath Mahadev Temple, Triveni Sangam, Panch Pandav Gufa, Shree Parshuram Temple, Junagadh Gate, Bhalka Tirth, Dwarka (95 km away from Somnath), Gir Forest Reserve(45 km away from Somnath) etc.

Somnath Mahadev Temple:- Somnath Mahadev Temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in India. It is located at 6 km southeast of the Somnath town, Saurashtra, Gujarat. It believed to be the 1st Jyotirling is a massive temple with beautiful carvings and architecture. This temple has an excellent pumping system for abhishek. The devotees can offer gangajal and milk via pumped over the shivling. It is one of the famous tourist places in Somnath, Saurashtra, Gujarat. There is a beautiful park and playground outside the temple complex.

Triveni Sangam:- Triveni Sangam is located near Somnath Temple. It is believed that at sangam the three holy rivers meet the Saraswati, the Hirana and the Kapila. The hindu mythology a bath at Triveni Sangam Snaghat can wash off all sins and also faclitate moksha by merging with the God.

Panch Pandava Gufa:- Panch Pandava Gufa is situated near Lalghati in Somnath, This adventurous cave with religious value is located at a few steps away from the Surya Temple near the Triveni Sangam. It was built by the Late Baba Narayan Das in 1949. This cave is also dedicated to Lord Shiva, Ram-Sita, Goddesss Durga and Lord Hanuman. It is one of the famous tourist places in Somnath, Saurashtra, Gujarat.

Bhalka Tirth:- Bhalka Tirth is situated at 5 km away from Prabhas-Veraval Highway, Saurashtra. It is the place where Lord Krishna was hit by an arrow shot by a hunter named Jara after that he is said to have left the earth. It is one of the major pilgrim attractions. It is very amazing and peaceful place. 

Dwarkadhisa Temple:- Dwarkadhisa Temple is situated at Devbhoomi Dwarka district in northweatern state of Gujarat. It is located on the western shore of the Okhamandal Peninsula on the bank of river Gomti. It is also located at 90 km away from Somnath.  Dwarka is one of the foremost Chardhams. This temple is also known as "Jarat Mandir". It was established by Adi Shankaracharya. It is one of famous tourist places in India.

Best and Luxury Hotels

The Fern Residency, Somnath, Saurashtra, Gujarat, India. (around 500 m from Somnath Railway Station) Rs.4,574/- to Rs.6,291/- per room per night. (The Fern Residency hotel is one of the best and luxury hotels in Somnath, Gujarat)

Lords Inn, Veraval-Somnath Bypass, Prabhash Patan, Somnath, Saurashtra, Gujarat, India. (73 km away from Keshod Airport and 3 km away from Somnath Railway Station) Rs.4,690/- per room per night.

Vista Rooms, Prabhash Patan, Somnath, Veraval, Saurashtra, Gujarat, India. (walking distance from Veraval Railway Station) Rs.2,029/- & Rs.3,156/- per room per night.

OYO Rooms, Near Railway Station, Somnath, Saurashtra, Gujarat, India. Rs.1,304/- per room per night.

Vista Rooms at Somnath Station, Somnath Bypass, Somnath, Saurashtra, Gujarat, India. Rs.1,796/- & Rs.2,469/- per room per night.

Hotel Shyam Somnath, Maa Complex, Opp. Lohana Boarding, Near S.T. Bus Station, Veraval, Saurashtra, Gujarat, India. Rs.1,120/- to Rs.3,510/- per room per night.

Hotel Swastik, Swastik Chamber, Opp. S.T. Bus Stand, Veraval-362265, Gujarat, India. Rs.2,000/- to Rs.5,500/- per room per night.

Hotel Amber, Behind Somnath Railway Station, Somnath-362268, Gujarat, India. Rs.1,000/- to Rs.3,200/- per room per night.

Cheap and Best Hotels

Hotel Somnath Sagar, Besides Somnath Railway Station, Near Somnath By Pass Road Corner, Somnath, Saurashtra-362268, Gujarat, India. Rs.1,000/- to Rs.2,000/- per room per night.

Hotel Madhuram, S.T. Road, Veraval, Gujarat-362265, India. (3.9 km away from Junagadh Gate and Somnath Temple & 3.8 km away from Panch Pandav Gufa) Rs.490/- to Rs.901/-per room per night.

Hotel Park, Veraval-Junagadh Road, National Highway No-8, Gujarat-362265, India.Rs.1,500/- per room per night.

Hotel Radhika, Kodinar Highway, Near Somnath By Pass Circle, Gujarat-362268, India. (1.2 km away from Somnath Railway Station) Rs.778/- per room per night.

Hotel Kailash, Pathanwada, Near Hotel Avadh, Prabhas Patan, Somnath-360050, Gujarat, India. Rs.1,114/- & Rs.1,337/- per room per night.

(Rate of hotels may be changed time to time)

Note:- These all informations have been taken from different media sources such as blog reviews, tourist reviews, magazines, travel sites etc.

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