Panch Pandav Gufa, Somnath

CategoryHindu Temples

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi

AddressPanch Pandav Gufa, Prabhas Patan, Gir Somnath, Gujarat

pincode362265

DistrictGir Somnath

About Panch Pandav Gufa, Somnath

Transportation

BY ROAD :The Paanch Pandav Gufa is located in the city of Somnath, which is very well connected to various nearby places by road. Visitors can take a bus/taxi from as Veraval (7 km), or Junagarh (85 km). The highways are well maintained and scenic and have facilities for essential amenities on the way.

BY RAIL : Most visitors who choose to travel by train get off at Veraval Railway Station, which is located 7 km from Somnath. It acts as the nearest railhead in the region. Veraval is connected by train to Ahmadabad and some other prominent cities..

BY AIR :The nearest airport to Somnath is at Keshod, which is located 55 kilometers away. Tourists from Mumbai can avail direct flights to Keshod. After touching down at Keshod, they can hail a cab or bus to take them to Somnath

History

The mystique of these Pandava caves, also referred to as Aravalem Caves, lures visitors with its folklores and other mythological tales. It is believed that Pandava brothers Yudhisthir, Arjun, Bheem, Nakul and Sahdev had spent time in this temple during the term of their exile. With consistent prayers and fasts, they had evoked the powers of Lord Shiva in this cave. These stories make the caves a popular place for sightseeing as well as pilgrimage.

The Panch Pandav Gufa bears testimony to several Muslim invasions which destroyed the Temple of Somnath and looted its rich treasures and wealth. It has a long history of attacks and siege and represents the faith of Hindu pilgrims and devotees along with their dedication, resilience and immortal love.

Famous for

The temple enshrines the idols of various Hindu gods and goddesses, along with idols of the five Pandava brothers. Tourists and pilgrims visit Panch Pandav Gufa to offer their prayers to Lord Rama, Lord Shiva and Goddess Durga. The magnificence of this cavecan be observed from the town and sea beach that it overlooks.

Best time to Visit

People often climb up the hill on which the temple is located — to get a breathtaking view of the sunset and spend some time in the soothing precincts of this temple.

Best time to Go

: Monday – Friday: 7.00 AM – 7.00 PM , Saturday: 7.00 AM – 7.00 PM , Sunday: 7.00 AM – 7.00 PM , Public Holidays: 7.00 AM – 7.00 PM & Also in February, March, October, November, December.

Distance of nearest cities

  • Somnath
    to
    Ahmedabad
    406km
  • Somnath
    to
    Ambaji
    585km
  • Somnath
    to
    Amreli
    164km
  • Somnath
    to
    Bharuch
    546km
  • Somnath
    to
    Bhavnagar
    277km
  • Somnath
    to
    Bhuj
    399km
  • Somnath
    to
    Dahod
    580km
  • Somnath
    to
    Dwarka
    230km
  • Somnath
    to
    Gandhinagar
    434km
  • Somnath
    to
    Himmatnagar
    485km
  • Somnath
    to
    Jamnagar
    269km
  • Somnath
    to
    Junagadh
    79km
  • Somnath
    to
    Mehsana
    480km
  • Somnath
    to
    Morbi
    489km
  • Somnath
    to
    Palanpur
    552km
  • Somnath
    to
    Porbandar
    129km
  • Somnath
    to
    Saputara
    784km
  • Somnath
    to
    Surat
    642km
  • Somnath
    to
    Valsad
    709km

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Somnath and thier inquiry no. is, 02876221886

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

Nearest Airport is Rajkot and thier inquiry no. is, 02812451849

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