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Beware of the looters

This is a small temple at a height. It has many houses near it. There is lady who stays in front of... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
Sai C
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suraj mandir

This was a surprise. This is an extremely ancient temple. Quite a bit of original temple and... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2017
Krishna C
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San Jose, California
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Triveni Ghat, Veraval, Somnath, India
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a small temple at a height. It has many houses near it. There is lady who stays in front of temple. Beware of her as she ties a holy thread around wrist and asks for money. Just have a darshan and come back...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

This was a surprise. This is an extremely ancient temple. Quite a bit of original temple and architecture still exist. the stone carvings on exterior wall us quite unique with chiseled features reminds mor as dolls in indus valley civilization times Worth a visit. i...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2017

Suraj mandir is noted for its Architectural marvel which is employed through the Sculptures and Figurines of animals like lion and elephants.This temple dates back to the time of the original Somnath temple which was raided and looted by Mohammed Ghazni.

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Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

A Sun temple (SURYA TEMPLE) situated near Triveni Sangam, dedicated to Lord SURYA. Temple have amazing architecture included lion, birds, elephants etc . A must see place for tourist, 4.5 kms from Somnath Temple.

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

t is one of oldest sun temple in india in somnath in gujrat state having +ve vibrations , one should visit once in life time

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Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

This is a very small temple of sun, can be skipped, but like all others I went to see the place just to make sure that I don't miss anything in Somnath, but this place is a sheer waste of time. When in Somnath you...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2017

This is a small temple dedicated to Sun god. This is close to the Triveni Sangam. We were told that this is about 500 years old. Go if religious, else can be skipped.

1  Thank Shruja
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

Good temple having surya and chaya devi .Panditji will give you scared thread after 10 Rs donation only.Good and old temple.Must visit

2  Thank 874ashishc
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Reviewed September 4, 2016

If you are religious, add to list while visiting Somnath. Arrangements - OK Queue - Sheep herd style Likely darshan type: Push herd in and push herd out.

Thank Sachin K
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is a great temple behind the Shankracharya Mutt,Pandavas have worshipped here.Part of the cluster of local attractions.Steps are steep so be careful with elders.

Thank SingaporeMahesh
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