Somnath means the land of som or moon God which is better known for its Triveni Sangam that is another word for the confluence of three rivers - Kapila, Hiran, Saraswati. Located on the banks of this confluence, Somnath has a great importance realted to historical, cultural and ancestral values, as it's an ancient pilgrimage site of the Hindu religion. According to scriptures, it's believed that lord Krishna's leela was ended here in Somnath as he moved back to his heavenly abode. The legendary tales of lord Krishna's lifetime originates and nourishes from here. Moreover, one of the 12 jyotirlingas of lord Shiva, one is Somnath which has a religious and a Vedic importance for Hindu community coming up to Somnath every year to get blissed with the love-sight of Mahadev.
Most Significance Temples in Somnath: Somnath Mahadev temple, Prabhas Patan museum, Panch Pandav gufa