Top 2 attractions to explore in Gir Somnath
Gir Somnath District is located in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat and surrounded by the Arabian sea to its south. Gir Somnath is very famous for itsTemples, and Gir wildlife sanctuary, only abode to Asiatic lion.
Attractions in Gir Somnath
officially known as the Hiran-I Dam, is a rock-fill embankment dam on the Hiran River. The dam is located within the Gir Forest National Park and was completed in 1959 for irrigation purposes. The reservoir created by the dam is known for its bird and crocodile populations.
The Somnath temple located in Prabhas Patan near Veraval in Saurashtra on the western coast of Gujarat, is believed to be the first among the twelve jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. It is an important pilgrimage and tourist spot of Gujarat. Reconstructed several times in the past after repeated destruction by several Muslim invaders and rulers,
Map of attractions in Gir Somnath