The temples of Gujarat embrace great religious charm that enchants every visitor who comes to these religious attractions. Dotted in different parts of the state, the temples of Gujarat are a must for every travelers or tourist. Some of the famous temples of Gujarat are listed below:
Dwarkanath Temple was erected in honor of Lord Krishna. Made using limestone and sand, the magnificent temple stands on 60 columns and is adorned with intricate design. The temple comprises two main doors or dwars namely Swarga Dwar, the entrance point to the temple and Moksha Dwar that serves as the exit.
Akshardham Temple is one of the largest temples in the entire state and is spread across 23 acres of area. The temple comprises temple monument, educational centers, exhibitions hall, gardens and research center.
The Somnath temple situated in the Prabhas Kshetra near Veraval is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. It is believed that the Somnath temple was built by the Moon God. The baronial architecture of the temple is truly awe-inspiring that showcases the expertise of the artisans.
The Bhavnath Shiv Temple is snuggled in Girnar, which is made in honor of Lord Shiva. Highly revered by the devotees of Lord Shiva, the temple celebrates Mahashivratri with great pomp and cheer every year with grand arrangements.
Bhalka Tirth is situated at 5 km away from the Veraval highway. This place has a peepal tree that marks the spot where a poacher named jara shot straight at the Lord’s foot who were resting on a deerskin after mis calculating it to that of a deer’s. However, the poacher was forgiven by the Lord.