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Naulakha Temple

Ghumli, Gujarat 360510, India

Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures

About Naulakha Temple

Navlakha Temple at Ghumli was built by Jethwa rulers in 11th century dedicated to Sun god, Surya and is oldest sun temple of Gujarat. It has the largest base (Uagati) of the temples in Gujarat, The Archaeological Survey of India, has taken up rehabilitation of temple and develop the place as site of tourist and historical importance.



Attractions near Naulakha Temple

Sonkansari Temple1.07km from Naulakha Temple

Temple of Son Kasari is associated with the story of “sati”, built after Ghumli was destroyed due to the curse. This place is located southwesterly to the Navlakha temple on a hill summit. There is a nice pond in front of the temple. Around the Sonkansari pond, there is a large well with many temples. The larger ones consist of a square shrine with a long mandapa and the smaller ones of a cell and a porch. In recent, the mandapas have fallen.

Kileshwar temple5.73km from Naulakha Temple

Kileshwar is known for its beautiful Mahadev Temple surrounded by mountains, located in Barda Hills, 50 kms from Jamnagar, Gujarat. Jamnagar’s rajvi shri Jaam Sahib has constructed the Kileshwar mahadev temple and this is how the name of this place is given. Accordingly mythology; Pandavas stayed at this place during their isolation period. In Gujarati calendar when Shravan month starts near about 2500 to 5000 people daily visit this lovely place.

Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR31.38km from Naulakha Temple

This temple is dedicated to Sudama who was the childhood friend of Lord Krishna. it is one exceptional temple in India which is dedicated to this great devotee of Lord Krishna.  It is one of the historically significant sites in Gujarat.

Kirti Mandir31.66km from Naulakha Temple

Kirti Mandir is the memorial house kept in memory of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Kasturba Gandhi located in the city of Porbandar. The ancestral house of Gandhi family, where Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 is just adjacent to the Kirti Mandir.

Raj Mahal - Huzoor Palace32.21km from Naulakha Temple

Huzoor Palace is a palace in Porbandar, in the Indian state of Gujarat. It was built by Rana Natwarsinhji, who was the last Maharaja of the Princely State of Porbandar, in the early years of the 20th century, with clear European influences. The palace is now used by the successors of the Maharaja's family who reside in London. tourists are prohibited from visiting the palace.Presently, the palace seems to be in desolate condition with door taken out and brick walls put in place.

Osam Mountain Hill59.4km from Naulakha Temple

Osam Hill is situated in a small hamlet named Patanvav. A very good  Trekking destination, adventure lovers can explore this hill. There are waterfalls and small temple in the hill. A very good viewpoint.

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Jamnagar was founded by in 1540 A.D. as the capital of the Princely State of Nawanagar. Jamnagar, historically known as Nawanagar (the new town), was one of the most important princely states of the Jadeja’s in the region of Saurashtra. According to Pauranik literature, Lord Krishna established his kingdom at Dwarka town in Jamnagar district, after migrating from Mathura and accordingly, it is to the Yadava race that the Jams of Nawanagar trace their ancestry.