Krishna Sudama Temple

CategoryHindu Temples

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi

AddressKrishna Sudama Temple, Bhatiya Bazar, Old Porbandar, Gujarat.

pincode360575

DistrictPorbandar

About Krishna Sudama Temple

History

Dedicated to the friendship between Lord Krishna and his devotee, Sudama. Built in 1907, it is the only temple in the country dedicated to Sudama. A maze in the temple which is believed to cleanse your sins once you have passed it. The architecture of the temple is simple with carved marble pillars open from all the sides situated in a garden with a small step well.

Sudama Temple was constructed in 1902 and 1907 at the centre of the city. It is one of the historically significant sites in Gujarat. The construction of the temple was hampered to some extend by the depletion of the funds. As the money was less it was raised by collecting donations and organizing dramas to raise the fund. All the rich traders contributed funds which can be used in the construction of the temple. Though the architecture is not too lavish yet it is one of the well built temples of Porbandar which is often visited by thousands of tourists and devotees. Sudama Temple was built with white marble this temple has a number of carved pillars which decorate the temple. Open from all sides this temple has a shikhara which is decorated with splendid architecture and carvings. These carvings of Sudama Temple are also visible above the pillars and the arches which adjoin the pillars. With such architecture this temple is dedicated to the shrine of Sudamawhish is built in simple structure. The temple is supposed to include a floor which is so made that if anyone can successfully cross the floor then all his sins shall be excused. This temple was mainly constructed after the ruler of this dynasty was badly injured.

Famous for

The Krishna-Sudama Temple of Porbandar is dedicated to the childhood friend and devotee of Lord Krishna, Sudama. The temple of Sudama, located in the centre of Porbandar City, is the only temple in India dedicated to Sudama. The temple was built in the period of 1902 to 1907.

The temple consists of a monument in its premises, in the memory of Shri Ram DevjiJethwa, the ruler of Jethwa Dynasty. The temple has a maze in its premises; it is a common belief here that crossing the maze helps in removing all the sins. The temple is visited throughout the year by devotees.

Best time to Visit

January to December: Open all days 07:00 am to 06:00 pm

Best time to Go

Morning time is the best time for the visit of the temple.

Distance of nearest cities

  • Porbandar
    to
    Ahmedabad
    412km
  • Porbandar
    to
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    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

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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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