Somnath, literally meaning the lord of the moon, is a small town located in the Western Ghats of Gujarat. It is a pilgrim site which is visited by thousands and lakhs of devotees every year to pay homage to Lord Shiva. It houses one of the 12 Jyotirlingas and has many other places that have strong connections to Indian mythology. This town is known solely for its religious importance that renders it a major tourist attraction in Gujarat.
While the summers can be quite hot in Somnath, winters have a moderately cool climate and that's when most of the pilgrims flock this religious site. The main attraction in this city which has even donated its name to the town is the Somnath Temple. There are many legends hovering around this temple. One can also witness many other spots like the Laxminarayan Temple, Triveni Sangam, Parshuram Temple, Panch Pandav Gufa, Gita Temple, Suraj Mandir, Shashibhushan Mahadev and Bhidbhanjan Ganpatiji Temple. Apart from these religious places, Somnath also has a few beaches that would be perfect to rest your body after resting your soul in these temples.