April 19, 2011
Somanath the pilgrimage town in Gujrat. Chalukyas who ruled at that time built a temple of Shiva. It is believed that this temple was built in the first gold king Raja Soman before 11th century. Later, another king Krishnaraja performed maintenance in silver color. After the attack, Mehmood Gaznat, Somanath temple was rebuilt in black granite. Again in 13th century, this temple was attacked and later rebuilt. Today Somanath temple stands on a huge wooden pillars, beautifully carved and decorated with precious stones. 13-floor tower is crowned with 14 beautiful golden domes. Somanath temple is one of the main attractions for tourists.
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Facing the wide open Arabian Sea, the Somnath temple in the impressive building, which offers a wonderful view of the audience. At a distance of 79 km from Junagadh and 25 km from Chorwad the Somnath temple, one of 12 Jyotirlingas Lord Shiva. Legend says Somnath was built by none other than God at the time of the moon. The remains of the temple"resisted and survived the upheavals of time attack destroyers. "
Somnath is a famous temple of the god Shiva near Veraval in Suarastra. This is on the west coast of Gujarat. Somnath Temple has one of the twelve Jyotirlingas Lord Shiva.
The temple is believed to have appeared first in gold, at the behest of the god-month, another in silver, created by the sun-god, the third time in a timber at the behest of Krishna, and finally in stone, built Bhimdeva. The present temple is 7 Temple built in the same style.