Is Somnath Darshan open?
Darshan timings are from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. Aarti timings are at 8:00am, 12 noon and 7:00 pm. You can confirm the same at whichever hotel you stay in or at the official Somnath website.
Can we visit Somnath temple now?
Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple is open for Devotee now. Somnath Temple, Gujarat, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga temple is open for darshan from 11th June, 2021. Darshan timing will be 7.30 AM to 11.30 AM and 12.30 PM to 6.30 PM and closed during the Aarti time.
How much time it takes for darshan at Somnath?
10 to 15 mins in general the que. at week ends and festival days it would be lengthy. In that days after 8 it would take atleast an hour.
What is allowed in Somnath temple?
Somnath temple is a high security area. You will be screened and frisked once at the time of entry and only frisked at the entrance of temple. No electronic items including mobiles, auto car keys etc are allowed. You are also not allowed to wear leather belt or carry your purse inside.
Is Saree compulsory in Somnath Temple?
No. its not compulsory. You can wear salwar suit. Only shorts are not allowed there.
How many steps are there in Somnath Temple?
Visitors have to climb 270 steps that rise up from the ghats, to reach this beautiful temple. Gauri Somnath Temple is constructed in the shape of a star which itself is marvelous in architecture. A gigantic Shivlinga adorns sanctum sanctorum of the temple, which is almost six feet height.
What should I wear in Somnath?
There is no specific dress code, but Somnath being a historical Hindu temple and one of the Jyotirlinga, its suggested to avoid Shorts.
Is one day enough for Somnath?
It will take 4 hours. The main Krishna temple and a human temple which is 5 km s from main temple. If you are a devout Human follower then only go otherwise you can limit to Krishna temple only. The total time would be 4 hours.
Can we wear jeans in Somnath Temple?
A member of the trust said that other temples too follow strict dress codes and even jeans are banned for women, but at Somnath, the trust has permitted it.
Does Somnath have a beach?
Somnath Beach is situated 6Km to the east of Veraval. Most of tourist attractions near Somnath Beach are Somnath Temple, Bakhla Tirth, Triveni Tirth, Ahilya Mandir, and Sasan Gir. Somnath Temple is one of the most popular local tourist attractions.