Gop Mahadev Temple, Motigop

CategoryHindu Temples

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi

AddressGop Mahadev Temple, Motigop, Porbandar, Gujarat.

pincode360515

DistrictPorbandar

About Gop Mahadev Temple, Motigop

History

Gop Hindu Temple is situated in Gop, 50 km from Porbandar. Dating back to the 6th century, this ancient temple is believed to be built by the kings of the Maitraka dynasty who ruled Gujarat from Vallabhi between the 6th century and 8th century.

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is placed on a raised platform and has a tower or shikhara topped with a circular disk or amalaka. Currently, the temple is in a dilapidated state.

The temple is situated on a small hill known as Gop Hill which is at an elevation of 350 meters. A paved pathway takes you from the base of the hill to the temple. Situated on the Porbandar-Jamnagar road, Gop Hindu Temple is easily approachable by road.

Famous for

One can also visit other attractions in Porbandar like KirtiMandir and Krishna Sudama Temple while paying a visit to the Gop Hindu Temple.

Best time to Visit

A must visit for the whole family, the timings of the temple are from 6.00 am to 12.30 pm and from 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Best time to Go

The best time to visit the temple is during MahaSivaratri, when devotees from across the country throng to the temple.

Distance of nearest cities

  • Porbandar
    to
    Ahmedabad
    412km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Ambaji
    591km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Amreli
    197km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Bharuch
    552km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Bhuj
    407km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Dahod
    583km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Dwarka
    75km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Gandhinagar
    440km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Himmatnagar
    491km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Jamnagar
    275km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Junagadh
    105km
  • Porbandar
    to
    <Mehsana
    486km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Morbi
    504km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Palanpur
    558km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Saputara
    790km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Somnath
    129km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Surat
    648km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Valsad
    715km

Vitual tour of Gop Mahadev Temple, Motigop

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Porbandar and thier inquiry no. is, 02862240959

Nearest Railway Station is Porbandar and Indian Railway Inquiry no. is, 139

Nearest Airport is Jamnagar and thier inquiry no. is, 02882712187

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