Top 31 Most Famous Temples of Gujarat State

Gujarat is famous for historical sites, heritage places and various places of pilgrimage. These temples of Gujarat are a major tourist attraction of the state, Here is the list of top 25 most famous temples in Gujarat.

Somnath Temple, Somnath


Somnath Temple near Veraval is the first among the 12 jyotirlinga temples of Lord Shiva in India and an important tourist place in Gujarat.

Dwarkadhish Temple, Dwarka


Dwarkadhish Temple known as Jagat Mandir is dedicated to the god Krishna and part of Char Dham pilgrimage yatra by Hindus in India.

Akshardham Temple, Gandhinagar


Swaminarayan Akshardham temple complex of Gandhinagar is a major pilgrim destination in Gujarat State and one of the biggest temples in India.

Nageshwar Temple, Dwarka


Nageshvara Jyotirlinga Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines in India,located on the route between Dwarka city and a 25 meter tall statue of Lord Shiva in a sitting posture is another major attractions of Nageshwar.

Bala Hanuman Mandir, Jamnagar

Bala Hanuman Mandir is one of the most Lord Hanuman temple in India and famous for the continuous chanting of the mantra Sri Ram, Jai Ram, Jai Jai Ram.

Ambaji Temple, Banaskantha

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Ambaji Temple in Banaskantha district is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas in India. The temple is located on the Arasur hill in the Aravalli Range.

Kalika Mata Temple, Pavagadh


Kalika Mata Temple at Pavagadh is part of the Champaner Pavagadh Archaeological Park. The temple is great holy Shakti Peethas, located at summit of Pavagadh Hill.

Hanuman Temple, Salangpur

Hanuman Temple at Salangpur is among the prominent temples of Swaminarayan,dedicated to Hanuman as Kastbhanjan and must visit Hanuman temple in India.

Sun Temple, Modhera


Sun Temple at Modhera in Mehsana district is protected monument and maintained by Archaeological Survey of India.

Bahucharaji Temple, Mehsana

Bahucharaji Temple at Mehsana is dedicated to goddess Bahuchara Mata and one of the most famous Shakti Peethas worshipped in Gujarat.

Rukmini Temple, Dwarka

Rukmini Devi Temple is located 2 kms away from Dwarkadhish Temple and decorated with sculptures of gods and goddesses .

Bhalka Tirth, Somnath

Bhalka Tirth at near Veraval in Saurashtra is located 4 kilometers away from the Somnath temple and a must visit place in Veraval.

Jagannath Temple, Ahmedabad


Jagannath Temple at Ahmedabad is located in the Jamalpur locality and dedicated to the God Jagannath and famous for its annual Rath Yatra festival. Image – jagannathjiahd

Ranchhodrai Temple, Kheda

Shree Ranchhodraiji Temple is dedicated to Ranchhodraiji another name of Lord Krishna, situated near the bank of the holy lake Gomti.

Shamlaji Temple, Aravalli

Shamlaji Temple in Aravalli district is dedicated to Shamlaji a form of Lord Vishnu or another name of Lord Krishna, located on the banks of the Meshvo river.

Chamunda Mataji, Chotila

Chamunda Mata temple is situated at the top of the Chotila hill in Surendranagar district,near Rajkot.

Pimpleshwar Mahadev, Mehsana

Pimpleshwar Mahadev Shiva Temple is dedicated to Jaladhari, a continuous natural flow of water and famous for annual Saladi no Melo.

Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Dwarka


Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Mandir at Dwarka is located in the middle of the Arabian sea on a hillock, behind the Geeta Mandir.

Navlakha Temple, Ghumli

Navlakha Temple at Ghumli is dedicated to Sun god, built in 10th century AD and oldest sun temple of Gujarat state.

Jasmalnathji Mahadev Temple, Mehsana

Jasmalnathji Mahadev Temple in Mehsana is dedicated to Lord Shiva, protected and maintained by Archeological Survey of India.

Palitana Jain Temple, Bhavnagar


Palitana Temples in Bhavnagar district are considered sacred by Svetambara Jains. There are 800 plus marble carved temples located on Shatrunjaya hill.

Bhadreshwar Jain Temple, Kutch

Bhadreshwar Jain Temple is one of the oldest Jain temples in India,located in Bhadreshwar village and a major centers of Jain pilgrimage in Gujarat.

Hutheesing Jain Temple, Ahmedabad


Hutheesing Jain temple in Ahmedabad is dedicated to Dharmanatha known for unique Manastambha or Kirti Stambh, best known Jain temple in Ahmedabad.

Shantinath Jain Temple, Kothara

Shantinath Jain temple at Kothara is dedicated to Shantinatha, located in Kothara of Kutch district and an important place for followers of Jainism in Gujarat.

Taranga Jain Temple, Mehsana

Taranga Jain Temple near Kheralu in Mehsana district is an important Jain pilgrimage site in Gujarat.

Other famous Jain temple in Gujarat are Girnar Jain temples, Vasai Jain Temple in Bhadresar,Shankheshwar Jain Temple at Patan, Shantinath Mandir in Jamnagar,Mahudi Jain Temple and Mel Sithamur Jain Math.

Bhavnath Mahadev Temple, Junagadh

Bhavnath Mahadev Temple in Junagadh is situated near the Girnar mountain and one of the most popular Lord Shiva temple in India.

Sandipani Temple, Porbandar


Sandipani Temple or Shri Hari Mandir at Porbandar is a beautiful temple and the only temple dedicated to Sudama in India.

EME Temple, Vadodara

EME Temple is a Lord Shiva Temple run by Indian Army, built by the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering corps. The temple is known for its unique in concept design, one of its kind in the world.

Jalaram Bapa Mandir, Virpur

Jalaram Bapa Mandir is located in a virpur village, dedicated to Saint Jalaram Bapa who is devotee of the Hindu God Rama.

Santram Mandir, Nadiad

Santram Mandir is a holy figure in Gujarat and very famous for spiritual, situated in Nadiad city.

Nilkanth Dham Swaminarayan Temple, Vadodara


Nilkanth Dham Swaminarayan Temple in Poicha near Vadodara is a beautiful temple on the bank of river Narmada. The temple is constructed in very huge area and a must visit place near Vadodara.

Other most popular temples in Gujarat also include Gorthiya Mahadev Temple,Mota Ashapura Maa Temple,Someshwar Mahadev Temple,Rudra Mahalaya Temple, Santram Mandir,Jalaram Bapa Mandir,Gop Temple, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir at Bhuj and original Shri Swaminarayan Mandir of Gadhada.

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