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16 Attractions to Explore Near Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR
Sudama Temple, PORBANDARSudama Puri, Bhatia Bazar Old, Porbandar, Gujarat 360575, India

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.

Nearby Attractions

Kirti Mandir Porbandar
Kirti Mandir Porbandar0.50 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

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 Palace
Raj Mahal - Huzoor Palace1.64 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

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.

Kileshwar temple
Kileshwar temple26.02 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

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.

Sonkansari Temple
Sonkansari Temple30.49 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

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.

Naulakha Temple Ghumli
Naulakha Temple Ghumli31.38 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

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.

Osam Mountain Hill
Osam Mountain Hill68.74 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

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.

Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden
Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden89.85 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden also known as Sakkarbaug Zoo or Junagadh Zoo is an 84-hectare zoo that opened in 1863 at Junagadh, Gujarat, India. The zoo provides purebred Asiatic lions for the Indian and the international endangered species captive breeding program for the critically endangered species. Wild free-ranging Asiatic lions have become extinct over most of Asia and are today found only in the nearby Gir Forest. It is the second oldest zoo in India and the fourth-biggest zoo in India.

Buddhist Caves of Khapra Kodiya
Buddhist Caves of Khapra Kodiya90.03 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

Buddhist Caves of Khapra Kodiya are part of the Junagadh Buddhist Cave Group. They are the oldest of the caves in the group. The caves, on the basis of scribbles and short cursive letters on the wall, are dated to 3rd-4th century BCE during the Emperor Ashoka’s rule and are the plainest of all the caves in the groups

Uparkot Fort
Uparkot Fort90.30 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

The magnificent fort of Upperkot is said to be built by Chandragupta Maurya in 319 BC and continued to be used during the Gupta period. The fort lost its importance when the capital of the Saurashtra region was moved from Junagadh to Vallabhi by Maitrakas and was abandoned for 300 years. Later it was rediscovered and rebuilt with all the updated requirements during 976 AD by Rah Grahar of the Chudasama dynasty and later it came under the rule of Mughals in 1473 CE.

Baba Pyare Caves
Baba Pyare Caves90.38 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

Baba pyare caves are an example of ancient man-made caverns. The caves are a part of the Junagadh Buddhist Cave Groups situated in the eastern part of Junagadh of the Indian state of Gujarat. Bava Pyara caves contains artworks of both Buddhism and Jainism.

Ashoka Rock Edict
Ashoka Rock Edict91.26 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

On the way to Girnar Hill, one will see a huge white colour building that houses fourteen edicts of Emperor Ashoka. The edicts are dating back to 250 BC and were re-discovered by James Todd. Edicts exhibited in the building are carved out of large granite stones with inscriptions written on it in ancient languages like Pali and Brahmi. Inscriptions on the stones tell about the philosophy of Ashok-respect for all religions, developing a positive attitude.

Damodar Kund
Damodar Kund91.98 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

Damodar kund is one of the sacred lakes as per Hindu beliefs, which is located at the foothills of Girnar hills, near Junagadh. It is considered holy, as per Hindu mythology and many Hindus prefer to bathe and immerse the ashes and the bones left after cremation of dead bodies, here at Damodar Kund due to a belief that the departed souls would get moksha here.

Shree Dwarkadhish Temple
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple93.44 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

also known as the Jagat Mandir and occasionally spelled Dwarakadheesh, is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Krishna, who is worshiped here by the name Dwarkadhish, or 'King of Dwarka'.The main shrine of the five-storied building, supported by 72 pillars, is known as Jagat Mandir or Nija Mandir, archaeological findings suggest it to be 2,000 - 2,200 years old.

Shri Shiv Jyotirling Shri Nageshwar Temple, Dwaraka
Shri Shiv Jyotirling Shri Nageshwar Temple, Dwaraka93.95 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

Shri Shiv Jyotirling Shri Nageshwar Temple, Dwaraka is one of the temples mentioned in the Shiva Purana and is one of the twelve Jyothirlingas . this temple has a lot of history to say . Every day a lot of people come here to visiti this place.

Rukmani Devi Temple રુક્મિણી દેવી મંદિર

It is dedicated to Rukmini, Krishna’s chief queen. The temple is said to be 2,500 years old but in its present form it is inferred to belong to the 12th century. It is a richly carved temple decorated with sculptures of gods and goddesses on the exterior with the sanctum housing the main image of Rukmini.

Ranjit Sagar Dam Jamnagar
Ranjit Sagar Dam Jamnagar95.93 KMs away from Sudama Temple, PORBANDAR

Ranjitsagar Dam is the water source for the city. It has a municipal garden, a pleasant spot for picnics and birdwatching during the migratory season.