Somnath Mahadev Temple

Open Time : 06:00 am - 10:00 pm

Entry : free

Address : Shree Somnath Mahadev Temple, Bhitwadi Road, Moti Daman, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, India

Why to visit Somnath Mahadev Temple

Somnath Mahadev Temple is a fine example of religious architecture, with the relaxing sound of chanting and stunning landscape all around. It is devoted to Lord Shiva and provides visitors with spiritual consolation. This temple's shivling is said to have been erected in the 19th century and is considered the temple's principal centre of spiritual tributes.

The temple is adorned with intricate patterns, floral decorations, and gorgeous sculptures, making it one of the top locations to visit in Daman. Every year, a large fair is held on the temple grounds, and thousands of people visit the temple during this period.


Every year, hundreds of devotees go from all across the country to the temple for the famed 'Gangaji Fair.' While it is normally tranquil, the fair adds a new dimension of excitement. During the fair, followers bathe in holy water and perform rituals before beginning the festivities with colour. If given the opportunity to see this gigantic celebration, it is a sight not to be missed.

FAQ on Somnath Mahadev Temple

When is the most appropriate time to visit the temple?

The optimum time to go is between 8:00 and 11:00 a.m.

How long does it take to explore the temple of Somnath?

The somnath temple may be visited in one hour.

Special Tip

If you are hungry after visiting the temple, there are several nearby places that provide delicious food, including Annapurna Restaurant, Veera Da Dhaba, and Punjabi Tadka the Restaurant.

By Shobhna J.

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