Somnath Temple, Pali

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Somnath Temple is located in the main market of Pali. This shrine is famous for its shilp art and its rich history. Tourists can see intricate carvings on the Shikar and pinnacle of the temple. This shrine was built by the King of Gujrat, Kumarpal Solanki in the year 1209. There is Shivling inside the shrine along with the idols of Parvati, Ganesha, and Nandi. Raj Kumar Pal Solanki brought this Shiva Linga from the Saurashtra region in Gujarat.

According to history, Mughal King, Mahmud of Ghazni attacked this temple many times. Tourists can also see another small shrine in the complex of the Somnath Temple.


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