Gujarat Temples India
western state of Gujarat is not only one of the busiest destinations of
India, but it also home to a quiet a few important temples in the country.
One of the major tourist attractions of Gujarat, these spectacularly
sculptured temples now draw thousands of tourists as well as pilgrims every
year. Dwarka is an important holy place, where Lord Krishna lived after
leaving Mathura. Somnath is another important site, where Lord Krishna left
his body. Somnath houses a massive Siva temple, which contains one of the 12
Jyotrilingas of Lord Shiva. Dakor is another famous destination which is
home to an interesting Krishna temple called as Ranchorji Temple.
Built in the year 1992 by BAPS Sanstha, Akshardham Temple is comparatively
a new temple structure. In fact, Akshardham is not only a temple, but it
also presents a fine combination devotion, art, architecture, education,
research and exhibition at a single place. Other important temples of the
state are Dwarkadhish Temple, Sun Temple, Ajit Nath Temple, Palitana Jain
Temples, Bhadreshwar Temple, Ambaji Temple, Shankeshwar Temple, Someshwara
Temple, Nageshwara Mahadeva Temple, Manav Mandir and Saidham Temple.
From time immemorial, Gujarat has always been a major centre for the Jains.
You will also see some of the interesting Jain temples at Palitana and
Girnar. Pay a visit to these temples during your vacations in Gujarat and
carry back spiritual memories at the end of your trip.
Some of the Popular Temples of Gujarat include :